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Advertiser: JVP Jobs

Job Title: Health And Safety Officer
Location:Warminster, Wiltshire, England
Rate:£28K.0000 Per Year    Benefits: free tickets, life assurance cover, etc.
Description: Health and Safety Officer

For over 50 years, Longleat (part of the Longleat Enterprises Group) has been one of the UK's most loved attractions. With over 800,000 visitors every year, we are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences that lead to lifelong memories. Despite our established reputation, we constantly strive to educate, excite and inspire guests - from hosting the UK's largest ever hot air balloon gathering, to celebrating our Festival of Light; the first and biggest event of its kind in the UK, with a total of 3,000 spectacular Chinese lanterns transforming the night-time sky.

The Longleat Enterprises Group also encompasses The Bath Arms, and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, and share the same cultural values as Longleat, which are to engage and inspire; to put people first, treating everyone with respect; to continuously improve; to act with integrity and to take safety seriously.

What will this role of Health and Safety Officer entail?

Supporting the Health and Safety Manager, as a Health and Safety Officer you will drive forward effective health and safety processes and systems across the business in an ever-changing environment. Your duties will include although not be limited to:

* Providing risk assessment support to all departments, including fire safety
* Investigating and recording of designated incidents and producing investigative reports
* Assessing the suitability and safety performance of contractors
* Processing personal injury and vehicle incident insurance claims
* Supporting designated projects and events with safety advice
* Assisting with design and delivery of health and safety training
* Helping administer first aid during busy periods
* Supporting the maintenance of the Health and Safety IT system (SharePoint)

What will I need to be considered for this Health and Safety Officer vacancy?

* Previous experience working in a health and safety role supporting a range of managers and colleagues, along with a National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, or equivalent
* Excellent communication skills, with the ability to use own initiative and work well as part of a team
* IT literate, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
* Flexibility and adaptability to prioritise and respond to changing demands using effective decision-making skills
* Superb organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
* An understanding of confidentiality issues

Although not essential, the following would be desirable for the role:

* Proven experience of implementing fire safety requirements
* Providing emergency first aid care to adults and children, or a willingness to learn
* Assessing health and safety risk assessments

What will I receive in return?

Salary: £28,000

Attractive Benefits: 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge, discounts on retail merchandise, life assurance cover, free parking and more perks.

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: 40 hours per work working 5 days out of 7, including weekends and bank holidays.

Location: Longleat (Warminster, Wiltshire)

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Health and Safety Officer vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Longleat. Please note that JVP is an advertising company NOT a recruitment agency, therefore all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Longleat, and should they wish to progress your application further, they will be in contact with you.

Skills Required: Health And Safety Officer
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent
Contact: JVP Jobs Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01745 774 955 Contact Fax:
Reference: 2766 / LEL1479 Added: 08-10-2018
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