Occupational Health and Safety Manager

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Grade N - £46,845 – £49,925
08 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Corporate Services and Governance

Human Resources and Workforce Development

Occupational Health and Safety Manager - Ref: P104723

Grade N - £46,845 – £49,925


Full Time 37 Hours

The Occupational Health and Safety Team provides a comprehensive service to the Council, schools, and some traded services, on all matters relating to occupational health, safety and welfare.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Occupational Health and Safety professional to manage, and provide leadership to, the Council’s Health and Safety team.

The successful candidate will be the Council’s lead Health and Safety professional and therefore a detailed knowledge of current health and safety legislation, technical standards and best practice is essential, as well as Chartered membership of IOSH and NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, or equivalent.

Also essential is proven experience in an occupational health and safety setting at a senior level and experience of managing employees.  The successful candidate will be committed to and demonstrate evidence of their CPD.

You must be able to draft complex reports and present detailed information in a succinct way to a variety of audiences and you must be able to persuade others to adopt different ways of thinking and working.

An understanding of the occupational health function in a large organisation is desirable, as is experience of working in a local authority. 

Closing Date: 6 November 2020

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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