Health and Safety Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Admin, Secretarial
£21,000 to £21,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to UKP 21000 per year
Skipton Building Society
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Job IntroductionA fantastic opportunity has arisen in the Operational Resilience team, focussing on the embedding and management of Health & Safety activities for the Society Head Office and Branch Network. This exciting opportunity to join the growing Operational Resilience department as an Operational Resilience Health & Safety Consultant, will give you the opportunity to work with and establish a wide network of stakeholders and influence Health & Safety best practices across the Society.Main ResponsibilitiesThe role will see you: -Supporting colleagues across The Society with their Health, Safety and Wellbeing needsTrain as a First Aider & support First Aid IncidentsSupport Fire SafetyWill see you complete Branch Visits to carry out annual Health & Safety AssessmentsSupport the development of software applications and automation of existing processesDevelop Management Information to support the reporting to Health & Safety CommitteeIn addition to Health & Safety, being part of the wider Operational Resilience team will see opportunities to cross skill and develop including and not limited to:-Exploring Society processes, working with the teams to review and determine their criticality aligned to our strategic initiative of putting the customer at the heart of everything we do.Supporting Work Area Recovery Site testing, this enables us to test to ensure we are prepared should we encounter any issues or find ourselves in a “stress scenario” Ideal CandidateWe are looking for individuals who are highly organised and are able to adapt their workload to ensure all work is achieved on time. The successful individual will be able to work well as part of a team and also as an individual using their own initiative to make decisions. You will have effective listening skills, using this to interpret customer and business requests. You will also have experience following procedures and policies.  We are looking for an individual with a willingness to learn and proactively manage their own development. The ideal candidate will have attained their NEBOSH National General Certificate or NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Health and Safety or has been working in a Health & Safety environment and is willing to study for these qualifications. As our successful candidate you will report into the Operational Resilience Manager here at Skipton Building Society.This role would be brilliant for someone who’s always ‘on it’ (and you will need to be on it!), because it’s fast-paced and never dull. Definitely not the sort of job where you can sit back and take it easy.Here at Skipton Building Society we also place a lot of focus on development so as much as you're willing to put in we can help you develop a career within Health & Safety and Operational Resilience. You will work with your team to feed into departmental objectives along with creating personal objectives to work towards. About Skipton Building SocietyAt Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating peopleas individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.Package DescriptionIn return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:Competitive Employer pension contributionCompany paid life assurance scheme25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the opportunity to participate in the annual Holiday Trading Scheme to buy/sell extra days)Annual discretionary bonus schemeVolunteering daysColleague discounts at a range of UK wide retailers, including holidays, restaurants, fashion, days out and more. Accessible via an online platform and mobile app.Discounts/cashback on selected products and servicesEmployee Assistance ProgrammeDiverse cultureSkipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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Skipton Building Society
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Emily Reynolds

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