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Health and Safety Coordinator

Location: Yeovil

Type: Permanent

Pay: £25,000 - £28,000

Sector: Other

Reference: RB21413

Expiry: 30/08/2019

Consultant: Helen Lacey

Office: Yeovil


Health and Safety Coordinator

Rate of pay: £25,000 – £28,000

Department: Health and Safety

Job Purpose: To work alongside Health and Safety Manager to ensure the company comply with safety rules as recommended by HSE, and company policies. Develop and implement process, best practice, training and both on and off site audits to ensure standards are consistently achieved

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate multiple projects simultaneously, managing the H&S site folder process to ensure all documentation is on site for day one. Liaise with project teams, with the support of H&S Manager, to balance project delivery and safety considerations. Carry out the signing off and approval of site files, RAMS & produce the CPP/SWP.
    In conjunction with the H&S Manager maintain consistent and professional relationships with clients to deliver a high level of service and communication.
  • Liaise with client appointed Principal Designers to ensure they have all the information they require to satisfy the client’s requirements.
    Work with H&S Manager to prepare and implement new H&S procedure and strategy and develop internal process. Support project teams as required and monitor progress/success.
  • Manage records of incidents, accidents and near misses and produce quarterly statistics for SMT, inclusive of man hours. With H&S Manager, produce safety bulletins and management reports and communicate to clients where necessary.
  • Ensure all approved contractors insurance details are held on file using our CRM database and are updated as required.
  • Carry out site visits, both with H&S Manager and autonomously in order to ensure policies and procedures are being adhered to. Complete site H&S audits and ensure corrective measures put in place where necessary. Feedback to Project Management accordingly.
  • Forward forecast and coordinate in-house H&S training matrix alongside HR. Identify development areas and legal requirements for both individuals and the wider business. Research training providers, negotiate costs and implement accordingly.
  • In conjunction with the H&S Manager carry out fire risk assessments and fire evacuation drills within RI offices, alongside the completion of risk assessments identifying other risks and implement required control measures within the RI environment. Complete H&S inductions for new employees.
  • With H&S Manager keep up to date with new legislation and developments that will affect the RI and the industry, and proactively communicate to SMT and/or wider business as required.
  • Support H&S Manager with day to day admin activities such as managing the H&S calendar, prioritising workloads, producing H&S reports and recommendations, responding to emails from internal and external colleagues and customers etc.
  • Undertake further H&S and other relevant training as deemed appropriate – NEBOSH, CSCS, asbestos awareness etc.
  • Be responsible to drive your own development and interests, taking on specific initiatives in order to increase knowledge and skillset.
  • Keep abreast of changes in regulation and legislation and ensure that these are reflected in working practices and procedures.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures of RI which includes H&S procedures, ensuring personal safety and the safeguarding of the interests and safety of all staff, visitors and contractors.
  • Uphold the values of RI.
  • Carry out other duties relevant to your post as reasonably required by management.


To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate:



e.g. A Level or equivalent experience

A Levels or equivalent

Valid UK Driving Licence

Degree or equivalent

IOSH Managing Safely/NEBOSH


CSCS Card Holder

Manual Handling Training

Asbestos Awareness Training

CDM Awareness Training


e.g. Demonstrated experience

1-2 years previous experience in a similar role

Sound knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel

Previous experience within the construction industry

Experience with SAGE system or similar


e.g. proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite

Ability to multi-task and prioritise

Strong organisational, planning and time management skills

Attention to detail

Strong oral and written communication skills

Personal Qualities

e.g. flexibility


Proven ability to work under pressure

Strong team player

Ability to work independently

Demonstrates initiative and


For further information please contact Helen Lacey 01935 432 001

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