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Health and Safety Specialist

£45k - 50k per year + Overtime
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Nathan Lock
Senior Consultant
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Health and Safety Specialist!

(MUST hold a COMAH qualification)

Location: Derby
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Are you passionate about promoting a culture of safety and compliance? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence in Health and Safety (H&S) practices? If so, we want you on our team!

About the Role

We are seeking a dedicated Health and Safety Specialist to join our dynamic team in Derby. In this role, you will:

  • Regulatory Communication: Act as a liaison with regulatory offices such as the Local Authority (LA) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
  • Expert Advisory: Serve as the go-to expert on H&S compliance issues and consultant/subcontractor liability.
  • Training and Development: Identify H&S training needs and coordinate programs to enhance safe practices and reinforce our HSE culture.
  • Assessment Leadership: Lead COSHH Assessment, Safety Assessment, and Risk Assessment activities, including HAZID, HAZOP, etc.
  • Waste Management: Support the safe disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials and manage explosive licensing requirements.
  • Incident Investigation: Lead incident investigations, providing comprehensive reports and corrective action plans.
  • Compliance Knowledge: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of HSE regulatory requirements and ensure continuous professional development (CPD).
  • Safety Culture Promotion: Collaborate with the Group HSE Manager, Site MD, and Site HSE Manager to foster a strong safety culture.
  • Representation and Reporting: Represent the HSE department in meetings and audits, and deputize for the HSE Manager when needed.
  • Analytical Reporting: Prepare HSE analytical statistics and regular health and safety reports, offering insights and recommendations.
  • Waste Stream Management: Manage both conventional and pyrotechnic/explosives waste streams, ensuring compliant disposal and record-keeping.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Strong communication skills to interact effectively with regulatory bodies and internal teams.
  • Expertise in H&S training and the ability to design impactful training programs.
  • Proven leadership in conducting assessments and managing risk.
  • Experience in waste management and compliance with disposal regulations.
  • A proactive approach to incident investigation and reporting.
  • A solid understanding of HSE regulatory requirements and a commitment to CPD.
  • The ability to foster a positive safety culture and engage employees at all levels.
  • Analytical skills to prepare detailed reports and provide actionable insights.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive salary of £45,000 - £50,000.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on safety culture and compliance.
  • Work in a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities.

How to Apply

If you are ready to take your H&S career to the next level and join a company committed to excellence in safety, we want to hear from you!


Apply now.

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