Health & Safety Officer

  • Job Reference: 00072566-1
  • Date Posted: 6 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you enjoy creating a well-presented and safe environment then join the team at Chadwick Lodge & Eaglestone View Hospital in Milton Keynes as a Health & Safety Officer and be a valued member of the service.

As a Health & Safety Officer, to ensure that the hospital meets all the requirements under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA) Management of the Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR) and Elysium Fire Risk assessments. You will ideally have clinical or operational experience within a secure mental health facility and/or prison

Working 37.5 hours a week alongside the Facilities Manager, you will ensure the environment is maintained to a high standard of repair and meets requirements from a Health & Safety and security perspective

A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.

Your Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring and Providing evidence that health & safety policies/procedures are adhered to and provide guidance and support where necessary, adhering to Corporate health and safety manuals, current legislation and Health and Safety Executive guidance criteria as the minimum standards to be maintained
Providing detailed reports to the Hospital Governance Group and multi-disciplinary teams in relation to security and safety as required.
Work closely with Heads of Departments in devising and implementing health and safety strategies to include methods of risk identification, assessment and control measures to reduce and protect against such risks.
Monitoring accidents, incidents and near misses in the hospital(s) and across via the IRIS2 system, ensuring the accident reporting procedure is followed and by taking the relevant steps to minimise the risk of reoccurrence and ensuring they are investigated and where appropriate, ensure that enforcement authorities are notified, e.g. HSETo be successful in this role, you will need:

Knowledge and experience within a healthcare environment - desirable
IOSHH registration - required
NEBOSH Certificate and/or Diploma would be an advantage, and potential development available if not What you will get:

Annual salary of £27,000 + Benefits
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure