Birmingham, West Midlands
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£44,000 per annum + Home Working + London Weighting (if applicable)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Victim Support are looking for a new Health & Safety Manager to lead the provision of professional health, safety, wellbeing & environmental advice & support across Victim Support. Location of role is flexible and home based, with some national travel as required.

We are looking for a highly motivated H&S practitioner for this exciting national role. We operate across England & Wales in a variety of locations. Our colleagues across Victim Support carry out a variety of roles all directed towards proving the best possible support for victims of crime.

The health & safety of our service users, staff and volunteers is extremely important to us. We are looking to encourage applications from those with a strong background in supporting the strategic management and development of of health & safety across a diverse organisation, ensuring we implement best practice and continously improve our health, safety, wellbeing and environmental practices.

You will be responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing preventative and protective measures to ensure legal compliance across Victim Support, but also supporting a positive health, safety & wellbeing culture. You will have a strong background in implementing a range of initiatives across a complex organisation which provide the very best support and outcomes for colleagues working in challenging roles. Working as an integral part of a wider People Services Team, you will be joing a collaborative and passionate team all seeking the very best outcomes for our service users, staff, volunteers and service users.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are outlined in the person specification under essential and tested area. In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role.

If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.

Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We welcome applicants from all communities and as part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

More about Victim Support
Victim Support

VS is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. Our specialist teams provide individual, ... Read more

Refreshed on: 18 August 2020
Closed date: 28 August 2020
Job ref: 2833
Tags: Advice, Information, Operations