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Health & Safety Manager

Are you an experienced Health & Safety Manager looking to work with a trusted provider to public and private sectors? 

Join our Governance and Compliance Team and help us to operate to the highest levels of quality and compliance.

About the role  

As Health & Safety Manager you will be our competent person for health and safety and responsible for; ensuring statutory compliance; the effective operation of safety frameworks; and for ensuring our associated governance systems are of the highest quality.  

You will work across both clinical and non-clinic settings with the wider Governance and Compliance Team and Facilities team. This role has a high degree of autonomy, responsibility, and accountability.  

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that all Health & Safety statutory requirements, regulations and codes of practice are implemented, maintained and effective. 
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures that ensure statutory compliance and alignment to business priorities and strategic direction. 
  • Create a positive culture amongst our staff and across the business, that is conducive to; a positive health and safety environment; incident reporting; risk management; and compliance. 
  • Risk management including managing risk registers, incidents, investigations and associated internal and external reporting. 
  • Monitor health and safety risks and hazards. 
  • Support the management of incidents via our electronic reporting system (Datix) and compliance with our incident management policies and procedures – including being the lead investigator (where appropriate) and ensuring lessons are learned, learning is shared, and systemwide improvement. 
  • Be responsible for external reporting including RIDDOR reporting. 
  • Manage relevant alerts issued by the Central Alerting System. 
  • Oversee and manage COSHH assessments.
  • Support staff with performing risk assessment and undertake complex/specialist assessments where required.
  • Support staff training in health and safety management and associated policies, procedures, and practices - maintaining records and having oversight of training compliance across the business. 
  • Provide health and safety advice, guidance and support to our different divisions, managers, and staff. 
  • Implement and manage a programme of site inspections, audits and monitor compliance, overseeing the timely resolution of identified corrective and preventative actions.

Essential experience and qualifications 

  • Minimum 5 years health and safety experience 
  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting (either public or private)
  • Experience of working in a senior role
  • Experience of undertaking Fire Risk Assessments
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation, statutory instruments and best practice recommendations
  • Up to date knowledge of the standards pertaining to Healthcare provider organisations
  • Collection and analysis of incident data
  • Degree or diploma level health and safety qualification (NEBOSH/IOSH)
  • Fire Risk Assessment Qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development

Salary & benefits  

  • Flexible part-time working pattern 
  • 25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Sick-pay up to an annual cap 
  • Flexible working & family friendly ethos 
  • Opportunities to work from home
  • Discounts and other perks 
  • Charity time gifting 
  • Free physio and other wellbeing support 

Learn more about the benefits of working at Ascenti here: https://www.ascenti.co.uk/careers/our-edge   


Our goal is for Ascenti to be a workplace that creates a sense of belonging for everyone. This means that we actively work to promote equal opportunities across all that we do, including when we recruit new talent. 

Location:
Fareham - Blended home & office working
Role type:
Part time
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000
Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years health and safety experience 
  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting (either public or private)
  • Experience of working in a senior role
  • Experience of undertaking Fire Risk Assessments
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation, statutory instruments and best practice recommendations
  • Up to date knowledge of the standards pertaining to Healthcare provider organisations
  • Collection and analysis of incident data
  • Degree or diploma level health and safety qualification (NEBOSH/IOSH)
  • Fire Risk Assessment Qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
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