Galashiels, Scottish Borders
£31,000 - £37,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Founded in 1807 in Belgium, Brothers of Charity are an international organisation that have been a major provider of care services in the Scottish Borders since the 1950’s. They are a charity with a long tradition and a modern outlook that are continually looking to improve and develop the support they offer.

Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) have more than 200 staff and provide a variety of support services from supported living, social enterprise run cafes, care homes, training and development and short breaks, their aim is to provide bespoke care to each individual service user. The staff are passionate about supporting people to live life to the full, and to always experience being respected, cared about, valued and included.

The organisation is entering an exciting time of development as they look to expand in different areas, including wider geography, more services and broader age profile of service users.

The Health and Safety Manager is a vital new role, that reports to the Development and Quality Senior Manager.  NEBOSH qualified with experience of multivenue responsibilities and an authority in their field, this role requires an exceptional Health and Safety professional, who ideally has experience within the care sector. With wide-ranging responsibilities, you day to day will include regular service onsite visits, home inspections, keeping up to date with external policy and guidelines and continuous review of internal policy and procedures.

This role requires someone with confidence in their ability to deliver, that can be respected throughout the organisation, a problem solver and completer finisher.  They will need to feel confident in speaking at all levels, from senior management to individuals who have care provided in their own home. The Health and Safety Manager must be driven to maintain the highest possible standards throughout the organisation, promote best practice in order to receive a first-class Health and Safety review.

Please contact BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date:

Midday, Tuesday 28th September 2021

Interview Date: 

Wednesday 13th October

This search is being conducted exclusively for Brother of Charity Services (Scotland) by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.


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Posted on: 03 September 2021
Closed date: 28 September 2021
Tags: Care Management