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Estates Health & Safety Manager

Job Description

Finegreen are working with a large NHS organisation based in the East of England in the recruitment of an Estates Health and Safety Manager.

The post will be working on an interim basis for 3 months initially with a view to extend. The hourly rate between £31.16 - £34.65, working Inside IR35, paid through an Umbrella Solution company.

The post holder will provide effective H&S expertise to all departments, supporting and guiding teams to ensure safe working and to standards.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with statutory Health & Safety legislation, carry out inspections/ audits of the organisation’s Health & Safety practices, and deliver relevant training;

  • Provide specialist advice on Health and Safety to other Departments/Divisions, Executive Directors, Directors, and Senior Managers, and act as a focal point for all departments;

  • Ensure that the Health & Safety department develop effective networks with external organisations and external bodies e.g., Health and Safety Executive, Environmental Health Department, Institute of Occupational Health & Safety;

  • Manage all aspects of Health and Safety, ensuring the organisation adheres to its legal obligations, including developing, implementing, and managing systems and processes;

  • Develop, maintain, and take strategic ownership of monitoring and reporting tools within the organisation which can be used to demonstrate actions that are required to ensure compliance with Health and Safety regulations that are in place;

  • Ensure inspections against the current policies and procedures are in place to make certain they are being adhered to, findings of which will be escalated to the Health and Safety committee;

  • Implement and maintain an incident reporting and recording system and work collaboratively with the Governance and Risk, Occupational Health & Wellbeing partners to provide a safe, healthy, and secure environment for staff, service users, visitors, and stakeholders;

  • Develop an Annual Report for Health & Safety for the organisation Board, and devise strategic KPI’s for service improvement;

  • Accountable for the selection, recruitment, training, development, welfare and disciplining of staff in accordance with agreed policies and departmental procedures;

  • Responsible for the co-ordination, monitoring and review of the use of financial resources within the Health & Safety budget.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working at management level, ideally within healthcare, pharmaceuticals, local authority or education;

  • NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent;

  • Evidence of continued professional development;

  • The ability to undertake audits and inspections in line with procedures in place;

  • Excellent IT Skills e.g., Microsoft Office.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Ria Healy on 0161 241 9672 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.