Health and Safety Coordinator

Location:

London N22 7TR, United Kingdom

Closing Date:

03 Jul 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Salary: SC6 £28,470 – £29,502

Location: Haringey, North London

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Working Arrangement: Hybrid/ Flexible, must be in the office a minimum of 2 days per week

Hours: 36 Hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 3rd July 2022

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse, vibrant borough and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. The capital construction project delivery programme of £250m+ aims to deliver world class education environments for all our children and young people, outstanding civic amenities, high quality homes and a reduced carbon footprint. 
We have huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home. Be part of the change transforming Haringey.

About the role

This post will be responsible for the administrative tasks of the Corporate Health and Safety Team and for giving the required support to colleagues by organising meetings, schedules, basic accounting tasks, etc. The Co-Ordinator is the gatekeeper and has control over the different online systems and databases that the team uses, but will also compile the required data to produce management reports.

The successful candidate will work very closely with colleagues in the organisation, not just the Corporate H&S Team. They will be the point of contact during working hours, which involves managing the H&S inbox, incoming calls and requests. 

Main Responsibilities

We are looking for a dynamic, highly organised individual that strives to produce high quality work on a busy environment, where priorities need to be regularly re-evaluated. The successful candidate will have excellent written skills and a keen attention to detail.
This important role will be responsible for keeping the team activities organised whilst gathering and analysing the available data to produce management reports. Proficient use of MS Office package is essential. 

  1. Work collaboratively with staff across the organisation to ensure a high quality health and safety management system is maintained.
  2. To work flexibly across service areas and with partners to achieve the objectives of the Council.
  3. To raise health and safety performance in Haringey by contributing to a culture of continuous improvement and efficiency.
  4. To provide first line support in relation to any enquiries directed to the team, monitoring the H&S team inbox and the staff inquiry line.
  5. To provide organisational support to the Health and Safety Team.

It is desirable that the candidate has an interest in health and safety and previous experience in a similar role. 

Knowledge and Experience

Understanding, knowledge and ability to follow guidelines that ensures compliance with Health and Safety at Work, Data Protection and other statutory requirements.

Understanding and commitment to promoting and implementing the Council’s Equal Opportunities policies.

Knowledge and experience of using IT.

To undertake any other temporary responsibilities aligned with the overall purpose and grade of the role.

Benefits

We offer a local authority pension and a healthy work-life balance, with flexible working hours, work from home days, generous annual leave, and an interest free travel loan. We are committed to our employees and offer many opportunities for professional development. This includes training, shadowing and mentoring. You will be part of a wide professional network, across London and the UK. We have diverse and multi-talented teams within Capital Projects and Property working in a fast paced environment driving change, where highs are celebrated and lows are lessons learnt for the next challenge.

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