Band 6 Health & Safety Officer

Job Description

Band 6 Health & Safety Officer

Are you looking for Band 6 Health & Safety Officer role? Interested in working for a large public body for a period of 12months+ with a possible extension?

VANRATH are recruiting a Band 6 Health & Safety Officer to be responsible for supporting the Health and Safety Manager in the provision of a professional advisory service on all aspects of health and safety through expert advice and guidance and actively promote health and safety and its effective management throughout the organisation and to embed a culture of health and safety compliance.

c£33,706, alongside holiday entitlement.


  • To support the development of a healthy and safe working environment through the provision of competent health and safety advice, guidance and information to all levels of staff and relevant committees as required, in liaison with other professionals as appropriate.
  • To identify health and safety training requirements in liaison with the Health and Safety Manager.
  • To provide training on all health and safety matters to staff and to promote health and safety awareness through the design, delivery and implementation of appropriate training programmes. Ensure that health and safety training records are maintained. Liaise with external consultants in the provision of health and safety services/training programmes when required.
  • To assist with the development, review, promotion and implementation of the Trust's Health and Safety policy/guidance documents to promote a healthy and safe working environment in line with legal requirements and Trust policy.
  • To assist in the development, review and implementation of health and safety standards which measure the effectiveness of existing health and safety policies/guidance to ensure consistency and continual improvement throughout the organisation.
  • To make submissions of all reportable incidents to the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) in line with the legal requirements of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (NI) 1997 . Ensure that all RIDDOR reportable incidents are investigated and liaise as necessary with managers and staff to ensure appropriate remedial action is taken.

The Ideal Person

A Degree or recognised professional Occupational Health and Safety qualification or equivalent / Higher qualification AND 2 years' experience in a middle management role as a health and safety adviser.
HNC / HND or equivalent / higher qualification in Occupational Health and Safety AND 3 years' experience in a middle management role as a health and safety advisor.
Experience in the use of Microsoft office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience of designing and delivering training programmes within the last three years.
Experience of developing reports and policies/guidance

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emmet West in the strictest confidence.