Health & Safety Officer

Reference: VR-HSO-01
Job Type: Temporary
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Ashford
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Job Description:

Red Eagle Recruitment (AGY) is looking to recruit a Health & Safety Officer to work for our client based in Ashford.


The main purpose of the role is to support the Head of H&S & Risk in the delivery of the Trust H&S responsibilities, including H&S, fire and security and to facilitate compliance with legislation in providing appropriate advice.


  • Undertake programmed H&S audits of all departments in order to achieve conformity with the H&S related policies and legal compliance
  • Undertake programmed Fire safety audits of all departments in order to achieve conformity with Fire related policies and legal compliance
  • Undertake investigations and provide reports as required by the H&S Manager
  • To analyse incident/accident reports and identify trends and any areas of concern
  • To ensure that all incidents/accidents are reported in line with the company policies
  • Provide advice to all departments
  • Support the H&S Manager to provide training to all departments on H&S, Fire and Security matters
  • Support the H&S Manager in investigations, projects and ensure all departments maintain risk management documentation in an up to date manner
  • To attend the site H&S Committee and Site H&S Link Worker meetings
  • To maintain effective communications in all aspects of H&S

Experience required:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a H&S and Fire prevention advice role; preferably within a multi-disciplinary organisation
  • Experience in fire safety audit and H&S auditing

Qualifications required:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate in H&S (or working towards)
  • NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management or equivalent (or working towards)
  • City and Guilds 730 Teaching Certificate or equivalent

This Health & Safety Officer role is offered on a temporary basis, expected to run for 3 months. Working hours are 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday. Pay is £16.48 per hour (equivalent to £30,000 per annum), paid weekly a week in arrears.

To find out more and to be considered for the role of Health & Safety Officer, please apply via your CV.

How to apply:

For further information on this vacancy please contact:
Folkestone: 01303 851 133 E-mail:
Please quote the job reference and attach a recent CV if available.

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