Please note that we are open to homeworking but the role will require regular travel to London.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Health and Safety Officer to join our expanding Facilities team.
Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 14,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.
We are seeking a Health & Safety Officer to be responsible with the development and maintenance of high standards in Health & Safety policy and practice throughout Dogs Trust. As the successful candidate, you will conduct site visits, carrying out risk assessments and audits, ensuring timely implementation of improvement measures. You will also be responsible with the H&S reporting system (Info Exchange), providing advice across departments and helping with any practical difficulties.
Having experience in a previous hands-on facilities role, you will have working knowledge of health and safety legislation and good practice. The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated, with a flexible but methodical approach to work and happy to work in a busy team environment. You should have excellent communication skills, along with good organisational and interpersonal skills and competent in Microsoft Office software.
A commitment to the aims and objectives of Dogs Trust, willingness to travel and a full manual driving licence are essential.