Health & Safety Officer

  • Full Time
  • Chester

Health & Safety Officer

Chester (CH1)


Role Responsibilities:

Ensure that all Health & Safety Owner policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.

Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments related to Owner properties to support our Owner partners.

Ensure that any accidents that may occur in owner properties are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented in liaison with the Property Consultants H&S support team.

Ensure that safety inspections are carried out in all priority properties (Private water sources, swimming pools, oil heating systems, butane gas heating systems and properties highlighted on the NPS weekly report)

Co-ordinate the development of health & safety policies, systems of work and procedures as they relate to Owners in conjunction with the HRBP.

Maintain the Company Owner data base relating to compliance documents and Owner H&S standards and support.

Establish a full programme of documented health & safety inspections, audits and checks. To support Owner compliance and customer safety.

Provide monthly reports, for inclusion in the Board report on Owner compliance for new and existing Owners, highlighting any NPS / incidents and remedial action taken.

Liaise with external health & safety consultants / suppliers in the provision of training and health and safety to support our Property Consultants and Owner proposition.

Participate in weekly and monthly meetings when required to report on relevant health & safety matters.

Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

Qualifications / Experience


At least 2 years recent and relevant experience in a similar role

NEBOSH (General Certificate) qualified or working towards NEBOSH certificate accreditation.

COSHH Trained

Provision of advice to managers

Handling of H&S investigations



NEBOSH Diploma

Member of institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH)

Special aptitude



Confidential in all matters

Professional approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills.

Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills

Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills

Strong IT skills

Ability to work on own initiative

Ability to work in, and adapt to a rapidly changing environment

Ability to work co-operatively with others to complete tasks and implement process improvements


Gathering, analyzing and reporting on key H&S data/statistics

Knowledge of Microsoft packages



28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Annual bonus scheme

Staff pension

Private Medical

Death in Service payment

Subsidised park and ride passes

Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

Long service awards – cash payments and increases in holiday allowances

Staff discount on cottage holidays

Free worldwide travel insurance (including family members)

Wellness extras, including free annual flu jabs, reflexology sessions and free fruit supplied in the office

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