Starting salary: £51,542
Job level: Level 5 Zone 2
Work location: 5 Pancras Square
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 4th September 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.
Our Property Management Service is looking for a Health & Safety Manager who will be responsible for developing and implementing Health & Safety management systems across the Directorates activities including its statutory and regulatory compliance. These activities include construction, repairs and servicing activities across the Councils Property Portfolio which includes 33,000 Housing units including sheltered accommodation, Schools, Children Centre, Corporate and Commercial Buildings. This role is responsible for supporting and advising managers on the delivery of safe H&S processes.
In this role you will be responsible for developing, delivering and embedding a positive H&S culture across the service developing systems to ensure the safety of employees including the Repairs Service which has circa 300 operatives carrying out repairs/construction activities across the Borough. You will motivate, develop and performance manage staff to maintain an effective workforce capable of meeting its objectives.
This role will involve working closely with the Housing, Estate Management and Corporate team to align processes, best practice and key objectives. As part of the corporate strategy you will prepare, monitor and report on Key Performance Indicators to Property Management in order to minimise risks, encourage ownership and achieve business priorities.
In this role you will need a Health and Safety degree, NEBOSH Diploma or the equivalent. You will also be a Chartered Member of the IOSH (CMIOSH) or working towards this with evidence of ongoing CPD.
We are looking for someone who has extensive and up to date knowledge and understanding of health and safety responsibilities applicable to local authority asset management services including Housing and Building Safety compliance. You will have experience implementing Health and Safety management systems and auditing i.e. ISO 45001.
You will be a collaborative worker with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders to establish their needs and issues to resolve problems and proactively manage risk.
This role will require you to have specialist knowledge including construction, asbestos, legionella, fire and gas.
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Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
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