Service Care Solutions Ltd

Health & Safety Manager

A local authority based in North West London is looking for a Health & Safety Compliance Manager to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full NEBOSH Certificate/Diploma, be chartered or working towards membership, have extensive experience with Housing Compliance/H&S/Asbestos/Fire and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.

The main purpose of the role is to offer technical Health and Safety advice and contribute towards the development of Health and Safety policy and procedures and to ensure Health and Safety technical documentation is kept up to date with changes in legislation.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;

Nebosh General Certificate/Diploma in Health and Safety or equivalent qualification.

Chartered Member of IOSH/CIEH or working towards Chartered status

Any additional Asbestos/Fire/Risk qualifications would be beneficial

Knowledge of the issues involved in providing technical client advice for the management of asbestos surveys and its removal.

Knowledge of building legislation, health and safety regulations, specialising in either asbestos, legionella or fire risk.

Knowledge of managing consultants and contractors to carry out risk assessment programmes.

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

To act as lead officer in the management of asbestos surveys and subsequent action plans in line with current asbestos regulations and the department's Asbestos Strategy and plan, providing professional and technical advice where required for 6,000 dwellings.

To act as ‘responsible person' and co-ordinate fire risk assessments, remedial work and general fire safety risk management advice in social housing stock for over 400 blocks of flats and 10,000 plus residents.

To ensure that all repairs commissioned by contractors are carried out in a professional and efficient manner, ensuring that works are carried out within the agreed constraints of time, budget, quality and performance and in compliance with statutory legislation, building regulations, health and safety policies and financial regulations.

The management of asbestos and health and safety risk assessment information throughout the housing property portfolio, comprising over 6000 dwellings, sheltered housing schemes, and communal areas.

Ensure that health and safety risk assessment standards are met throughout the housing portfolio.

To manage a small team of asbestos surveyor, fire risk assessor and associated admin staff.

Due to the professional and technical experience of the post holder it will also be necessary to give guidance and support to other non-technically qualified staff.

To manage consultant and contractors carrying out risk assessment programmes, including financial responsibility for the works.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £23.13 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£580 p/week NET after deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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