Everything we do here at Praxis Care centres around making a difference to the lives of people living with learning disabilities, autism, mental ill health and dementia. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the largest care providing charity in Northern Ireland which also has a significant and growing presence across Republic of Ireland, England and Isle of Man, employing over 1400 staff.
Health & Safety Officer
Full Time, Permanent
Lisburn Road, Belfast
Salary: £22,302 – £27,878 Per Annum
The Successful candidate will assist the Health & Safety Manager in delivering effective management and raising awareness of the organisation’s health & safety and fire safety functions across all four jurisdictions of Praxis Care. You will strive to ensure that Praxis Care meets its statutory obligations in respect of Health & Safety and Fire Safety, by developing and maintaining appropriate systems and processes and assisting the Health and Safety Manager in establishing and managing an effective corporate audit processes. A Key part of this role will include assisting the H&S Manager in the role of conducting Fire Risk Assessments on all Praxis Care owned & privately rented properties, and provide action plans in situations where improvements are required to safeguard service users/staff and to maintain compliance with the legislation.
Ideally you will hold NEBOSH Certification (or equivalent) and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience or working within the health and safety sector. You will have previous experience of identifying, monitoring and managing corporate health & safety/fire safety risk in a workplace setting and the ability to gather, analyse and report on relevant statistics. It is essential that you have a good working knowledge and an understanding of how to successfully implement, deliver and maintain health & safety/fire safety legislative requirements.
In return we offer;
- Competitive salary
- Excellent annual leave entitlement
- Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Free Car Parking
- Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay
- Career development and enhancement opportunities
- Cycle to work scheme
- Eye care vouchers
- Long service and annual staff awards
Closing Date: Monday 9th December 2019 12 pm
To apply, please complete an application form and return this to firstname.lastname@example.org
For any other queries please contact:
Telephone: 028 9081 8425
*This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including, but not limited to, a satisfactory reference from your current employer and enhanced Police Check will be required for all successful candidates within direct care positions before a start date can be confirmed.
Within Northern Ireland applicants who are subject to a disclosure can view the Access NI Codes of Practice (https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/accessni-code-of-practice.pdf) or request a copy from the HR Department.
Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer