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Assistant Director of Health and Safety Compliance

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Are you well organised, confident with computers and great with people? Fairhive are looking for an Assistant Director of Health & Safety Compliance to join our busy and friendly team!

Fairhive is a non-profit affordable housing provider with ambition. We already provide affordable housing to more than 20,000 people in our community but we want to do more. That’s why we are striving to provide 1,000 additional homes by 2025.

As an Assistant Director of Health & Safety Compliance at Fairhive you can expect to be in a dynamic role and to be an integral member of our team, providing support to the wider team to ensure the smooth running of the business. 

About the Role

We are looking for an ambitious individual with strong interpersonal skills who is able to multi-task to provide direction and support to the Governance team.

On the Job you will:·

  • have overall responsibility for health and safety compliance across the organisation
  • provide specialist advice and guidance to the board, committees, executive and senior management teams on health and safety legislation, regulation and best practice relating to all activities conduced by the organisation 
  • develop and maintain a robust framework for health and safety across the organisation including assessment of risks and mitigating actions. 

About You

We’re looking for someone who can take ownership of a variety of projects and who enjoys working with a diverse range of people. You will understand the importance of delivering an efficient and effective service to colleagues and customers.

For this role you will need:

Advanced technical expertise in health and safety compliance and significant management experience

Relevant professional qualification to a degree level 


You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

  • strong verbal and written communication skills with the confidence to communicate across all levels of the organisation 
  • manage and develop service area in a changing environment 
  • strong planning and organisation skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines 
  • the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team with strong influencing skills 
  • practical problem solving skills·
  • commercial acumen inching a commitment to value for money 

If you’re conscientious, community minded and keen to learn more about working with us, we’d love to hear from you!

Benefits include·

  • 28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Discretionary performance related payment
  • Contributory pension scheme·
  • Flexible working·
  • Health Cash Plan·
  • Workplace Options Employee Assistance Programme·
  • Employee discount scheme 

E&D Commitment

Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in Aylesbury and our surrounding areas’ diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Leader

Closing date: 10th June 2024 - Midday 
Interview date: TBC 

All applications for this role will be reviewed on a continuous basis. As such, should a suitable candidate apply before the closing date, interviews and offers may take place before this date.

Please note if you have already applied for this position in our previous recruitment campaign you do not reapply. 


Company info
Fairhive Homes Limited
69 Buckingham Street
HP20 2NJ
United Kingdom

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