Health, Safety and Environmental Officer

Job Title: Health, Safety and Environmental Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South West England, Devon - Plymouth
Salary: £24,000 to £27,000
REF: 122591
Contact Name: Rayner Mason
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Job Published: over 4 years ago
A government committee based in the South West have requested the addition of a motivated and competent HSE Officer to support the HSE Manager on an exciting and unique project. This role will provide scope to progress within an organisation that champions its Health & Safety leaders. 
Role summary:
General HSE advisory and training role providing assistance and administrative support to the HSE Manager, in the design, continual development and periodic review of the organisations management systems covering – ISO14001, BS OHSAS 18001, BS25999/ISO 22301 and emergency management systems. 
  1. Provide administrative and advisory support to the HSE Manager in the design, continual development and review of the organisations management systems
  2. Assist in the design and maintenance of all HSE databases and matrices accurately and provide timely reports to the HSE Manager
  3. Collect and collate various streams of data on a routine basis – e.g. accident, near-miss and energy use data
  4. Provide support, briefings etc. to the Health and Safety Committee, emergency planning meetings and other similar meetings as requested  
  5. Carry out and produce periodic internal audits and inspections reports against various management standards and systems
  6. Carry out contractor audits and inspections against recognised management systems at both locations
  7. Carry out accident and near-miss investigations and produce detailed reports as directed by the HSE Manager
  8. Manage the first aid equipment requirements for both locations ordering and maintaining stock as appropriate 
  9. Assist in the development and/or review of policies, risk assessments, method statements, safe systems of work and other similar documents  
  10. Assist in the design/review bespoke and recognised HSE training packages, subjects, toolbox talks and inductions on a periodic basis 
  11. Liaise with managers/supervisors/contractors in co-ordinating training sessions at both locations
  12. Train, deliver and evaluate employees/contractors undertaking various health, safety and/or environmental training courses, programs, inductions and toolbox talks on a periodic basis
  13. Support the HSE Manager as a “Champion” promoting a positive safety culture across the organisaito
  14. Willing to attend out of hours calls (where practical) and work occasional weekends and nights as required 
  15. Attend relevant training courses/seminars and maintain TechIOSH status
  16. Any other duties that may be reasonably be requested appropriate to the grade of the post, including callouts for out-of-hours emergencies.


Candidate specification:


  • NEBOSH General Occupational Safety and Health Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety.
  • “Technician” status held with IOSH (TechIOSH). 
  • Auditor qualification(s) in 18001 and/or 14001.
  • First Aid qualification.
  • Recognised training qualification.
  • Recognised intermediate (level 2) qualifications in the use of – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of conducting audits and inspections.
  • Experience of designing, conducting and reviewing risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work.
  • Experience of working with numerical data identifying and highlighting trends. 
  • Experience of designing, developing and reviewing HSE procedures, training manuals/handbooks, and similar documents.
  • Experience in the design and delivery of training, to large and small groups of employees and contractors.  
Please call Rayner Mason on 01202 888986 or email