Job Details


Corporate Health & Safety Officer

Ref: HM7084 Salary: £41.5K - £47.5K Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

An exceptional new instruction for a Health & Safety Officer  which is placed within the public sector and is offered either on a long term temporary OR permanent basis depending on your circumstances.


The Job Purpose

Lead Officer for the enforcement of Health & Safety

To act as Corporate Health & Safety Officer ensuring the company complies with Health, Safety & Fire legislation.

Ensure all statutory and non-statutory functions and completed and recorded for all aspects of Health, Safety & Wellbeing.

Develop, manage and promote all aspects of Health & Safety policies and procedures.

To provide technical support and contribute towards the provision of an effective Health & Safety function by directly working with all functions.


Financials & Hours of Work:

37 hours per week

Monday to Friday

Salary: £41,567.00 - £47,516.00 per annum depending on experience


Main Duties:

Undertaking operational tasks, ie. risk assessments

Develop new/improved systems for recording information

Ensure the Council carries out its statutory health & safety role in relation to staff, operations and as a corporate landlord.


Experience & Knowledge we are seeking:

Demonstrable knowledge, experience and expertise in relation to relevant Health & Safety legislation and best practice

Relevant Health & Safety Enforcement

Relevant Experience in Corporate Health & Safety role, ie. Safety Officer

Demonstrable technical and specialist knowledge

Experience with MS Office Systems, ie. Word, Excel and Outlook


Essential Qualifications we are seeking:

A relevant Environmental Health related qualification and EHORB (Environmental Health Officers Registration Board) registration OR

  • NEBOSH General, Fire & Environmental Certificated
  • IOSH Health and Safety “Managing Safely” Qualified
  • Root Cause Analysis trained
  • Risk Assessment Trained
  • Technician Level for IOSH Membership

Desirable (non-essential):

Experience in event safety

Hold Health & Safety Authorisations

Relevant experience of m3 software


Corporate Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Adhering to Council safeguarding responsibilities and procedures

To comply with legislation council policies and procedures including GDPR, Freedom of Information Act, Information Security Policy etc

To actively demonstrate the values and behaviours of the council

To communicate openly and honestly with colleagues

Undergo any training as deemed necessary to be able to fulfil the requirements of the job

To contribute towards the development and achievement relevant corporate and service  objectives by suggesting ideas for service improvements.




If you have the skills, knowledge and experience we are seeking then your application is warmly welcomed.




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Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844


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