Summary:

Support the Head of Planned Maintenance and Health & Safety Compliancy Manager in ensuring Barcud is meeting its statutory, regulatory, legal and moral responsibilities for the health and safety of its staff, in-house contractors, its residents and their visitors. Promoting high standards of health and safety (H&S) across all areas of Barcud Housing Association.

About Us:

In 2018, the voluntary Boards of both Tai Ceredigion and Mid-Wales Housing Association announced that they had started on a journey of exploring closer collaboration between the two landlords.

By doing so, the new organisation is in a position to develop even more affordable homes and provide more significant employment and training opportunities for staff and tenants within the mid and west Wales region. The merger brings exciting new opportunities for tenants, residents, employees and local businesses.

Find out more about us here

Job Role:

The post holder will have already achieved a recognised qualification in H&S (e.g. NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational H&S, MSc. or BSc. in Occupational H&S)

General Responsibilities

  • Operating within the Landlord Compliance and Employee Health & Wellbeing Working Groups to provide strategic H&S advice and support on all matters of H&S to the executive team, heads of service, managers, officers and operational staff;
  • Assist in policy reviews and lead in procedure reviews in relation to H&S;
  • Assist the Health & Safety Compliancy Manager in reviewing H&S provisions and activities across Barcud. Implement improvements and assist in developing and delivering action plans across Barcud services areas;
  • Support Barcud with meeting and exceeding its responsibilities under compliance legislation including but not limited to HHSRS risk assessments, fire safety, electrical safety, LOLER, heating, legionella and asbestos.
  • Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
  • Be responsible for the identification and resolution of instances of non-compliance, maintaining appropriate records and data on all instances of such non-compliance.
  • Undertake risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced outlining safe operational procedures which identify and consider all relevant hazards.
  • Undertake investigations following staff, resident or In-house contractor accidents or near misses. Document findings, report to management and if required, to the HSE under RIDDOR.
  • Support maintenance officers to ensure compliance and construction services are delivered to a high Health & Safety standard including the undertaking of site Health & Safety inspections and audits.
  • Assist in achieving all necessary approvals for proposed construction programmes of work, such as CDM, health and safety approvals and contractor approvals.
  • Undertake estate surveys and post inspection of completed construction and compliance works.
  • Provide specialist advice, training and support to staff on health and safety related issues and contribute to the wider risk management agenda.
  • Supervise designated staff

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list and in view of changing demands, legislation, and regulations, these duties may be reviewed and revised as deemed reasonable and appropriate.

Download the job description and person specification here

Additional Information:

Salary: £45,038 – £50,798

Hours and Contract Type: 37 Hours, Full Time, permanent

Responsible to: Health and Safety Compliance Manager

Department: Development and Asset Management

Location: Lampeter, Newtown or Aberystwyth

To Apply:

Closing date: 3 June 2024 (midday)
(Please note that applications received after this deadline will not be accepted)

Interview date: 14 June 2024

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