The Resources Services Directorate in The London Borough of Harrow are looking for a Corporate Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing to lead on the development and implementation of the Health and Wellbeing strategy. The post holder will be required to provide strategic direction leadership, operational management and financial budgetary control for the Corporate Health and Safety function, ensuring that each part of the service area delivers excellent services to residents (tenants, leaseholders, freeholders, commercial lettings).
The successful applicant will:
• Promote, develop and maintain effective contacts and relationships with customers, customer representatives, community groups, Council Members and service/operational partners, to facilitate, service delivery, performance review and the continuous development of service provision. Work proactively and creatively to seek solutions to problems and to benefit from
• Be educated to degree level in Occupational health and safety, National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice or the equivalent; and has relevant work experience.
• Have evidence of ongoing CPD in Health & Safety
• Be a Chartered Membership of the Institute of Safety and Health (CMIOSH)
The London Borough of Harrow is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit with a range of cultures, religions and opinions that come together to produce high achieving schools and a close and friendly community. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.
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Here at The London Borough of Harrow, the vision is one of 'Working together to make a difference for Harrow'
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Our staff are our greatest asset and therefore no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification applies.
Harrow is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions.
HARROW REDEPLOYEES WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY CONSIDERATION
We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.
For a confidential discussion, please contact our recruitment partner at Penna on Delina Teklehaymanot on +44 (0) 7752791517 or Delina.Teklehaymanot@Penna.com
Closing Date: 26th November 2023 (Midnight)