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*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Health and Safety Officer
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Health and Safety Officer
ID:LEL1499 / 2929
Department:Health & Safety
Description
Health and Safety Officer

For over 50 years, Longleat (part of the Longleat Enterprises Group) has been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost 1 million visitors every year, we are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences that lead to lifelong memories.

Despite our established reputation, we constantly strive to educate, excite and inspire guests – from hosting the UK’s largest ever hot air balloon gathering, to celebrating our Festival of Light; the first and biggest event of its kind in the UK, with a total of 3,000 spectacular Chinese lanterns transforming the Estate.

The Longleat Enterprises Group also encompasses The Bath Arms, and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, and share the same cultural values as Longleat, which are to engage and inspire; to put people first, treating everyone with respect; to continuously improve; to act with integrity and to take safety seriously.

What will this role of Health and Safety Officer entail?

Supporting the Health and Safety Manager, as a Health and Safety Officer you will drive forward effective health and safety processes and systems across the business in an ever-changing environment. Your duties will include although not be limited to:
  • Providing risk assessment support to all departments, including fire safety
  • Investigating and recording of designated incidents and producing investigative reports
  • Assessing the suitability and safety performance of contractors
  • Processing personal injury and vehicle incident insurance claims
  • Supporting designated projects and events with safety advice
  • Assisting with design and delivery of health and safety training
  • Helping administer first aid during busy periods
  • Supporting the maintenance of the Health and Safety IT system (SharePoint)

What will I need to be considered for this Health and Safety Officer vacancy?
  • Previous experience working in a health and safety role supporting a range of managers and colleagues
  • A National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (or equivalent)
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Flexibility and adaptability to prioritise and respond to changing demands
  • An understanding of confidentiality issues
Although not essential, the following would be desirable for the role:
  • Proven experience of implementing fire safety requirements
  • Providing emergency first aid care to adults and children, or a willingness to learn
  • Assessing health and safety risk assessments
What will I receive in return?

As a Health and Safety Officer, you’ll receive a salary of 28,000 (GBP), along with great additional benefits including 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge, discounts on retail merchandise, life assurance cover, free parking and more perks.

Contract: Permanent, 40 hours per work working 5 days out of 7, including weekends and bank holidays.

Location: Longleat (Warminster, Wiltshire)

All applications for this Health and Safety Officer vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.
This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications