Vacancy details

H&S Coordinator

Reference W125/22
Location Wakefield District - Hybrid working with 2 days from the office per week
Salary £20,542 - £23,291
Hours Up to 37 hours
Closing Date 15 August 2022
Contact Paula Norton, H&S Manager on 07786028747.
Notes Happy to talk flexible working, including options for hybrid working, reduced hours, compressed hours or other flexible working patterns;

We have an exciting opportunity within our Health and Safety team and are looking for the right person to fill the role of Health and Safety Co-ordinator. This would suit an individual who has a broad understanding of administration duties and an interest in health and safety and is able to communicate enthusiastically and effectively.

You would be working closely as part of a team, inputting your ideas and developing yourself in one of Yorkshires leading Social Housing Providers. Working with and supporting others, your ability to communicate, build relationships and listen will be as important as your knowledge.

You will be responsible providing a comprehensive quality administration service to our H&S team, ensuring that accurate records are maintained and information is readily available and accessible. You will also be responsible for arranging mandatory training and health surveillance and maintaining accurate records.

You will work with the Health and Safety team in maintaining our high standards, including our ISO45001 accreditation and help in delivering the organisation’s longer term vision for health, safety and wellbeing.

You will be working for an organisation which embraces a “Worksmart” approach at the heart of its business, meaning using the available technology to work between home, office and other locations, to best suit the needs of the organisation as well as your needs. Giving you the opportunity to achieve a much healthier work / life balance.

What we’re looking for:

  • 2 qualifications at level 1 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework;
  • a strong administration background;
  • experience of maintaining accurate records and using a variety of IT systems;
  • ability to work to deadlines whilst providing a quality administration service;
  • ability to compose and write basic reports and co-ordinate administration procedures thoroughly and accurately; and
  • must be able to work flexibly between home and work base locations generally in the Wakefield region, to meet the needs of the service and organisation.

Please note that although regular travel is not a key element of this role and will generally fall within the Wakefield and district area.

For more details on what we’re looking for in this role, download the job description.

For more information or an informal chat about the position please contact Paula Norton, H&S Manager on 07786028747.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution);
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • 1 day to take part in our Volunteering Scheme; and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

You can contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.