Salary: £66,679 per annum

As Head of Health and Safety for Property Services and Construction, you will partner with, and ensure that health and safety is effectively led, within the Property Services and Development areas of the business.  You will support this business area to achieve compliance with all statutory health, safety and welfare provisions under health and safety legislation. 

You’ll work in collaboration with the business regarding health and safety compliance.  You will work closely with the Health and Safety Director and other leaders within the business, ensure that health and safety is promoted, and positive safety culture fostered. 

Duties you’ll be responsible for include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing “knowledge expert” advice on the management of health and safety at work. Co-operating, collaborating and liaising with other colleagues within the Aster Group to ensure that there are common policies, procedures and targets and that Health & Safety is an integrated function within the organisation as a whole. 
  • Providing support for the Property Services and Development business areas working closely as part of the leadership team. 
  • Assisting Operational Directors in the development and implementation of delivery plans for health and safety.  Liaising outside their area of responsibility when required. 
  • Ensuring a proactive H&S culture is embedded across the area of responsibility 
  • Supporting the Health and Safety Director with providing assurance to the business on health and safety matters within the area of responsibility. Providing robust management information and assurance where needed. 
  • Providing a positive, trusted relationships to senior management, frontline managers and colleagues.  Working in a proactive manner to deliver pragmatic and cost-effective solutions. 
  • Working with team leaders, line managers and colleagues to ensure that they understand and comply with relevant legislation, standards and codes of practice as apply to specific working environments and activities. Developing and updating training matrix for areas of responsibility. 
  • Providing the necessary support and advice to ensure legal and regulatory compliance and safe environments to work within the area of responsibility.

About you

You’ll have significant, indepth experience of managing or advising on health and safety at work issues in a medium to large sized organisation as well as experience of advising under the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.  Substantial experience of affordable housing, housing for older people and property maintenance setting will be advantageous.

An effective communicator who is able to communicate with people on all levels and has the ability to write delivery plans and implement them in a collaborative manner.

You’ll need a full, UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.  This role is a flexible role, you can work from home or wherever suits you best with the requirement to visit one of our hubs or sites.

What’s in it for me

We invest in our colleagues because we know if they have a better day at work, the service our customers receive will be better. The Aster Offer is our offer to our colleagues to ensure they have a great day at work and includes things like:

  • Flexible working – whilst some roles need to be carried out in a specific place at a specific time, where possible we encourage our colleagues to work to their own schedule at a location that suits them, their team and our business’ needs
  • A focus on colleague wellbeing – workshops, an employee assistance programme offering counselling and support, mental health training and a health cash plan
  • We invest in colleagues’ careers and development through our leader and colleague development frameworks
  • Defined Contribution Pension and attached life assurance
  • Volunteering hours available to all colleagues to enable them to give back
  • Savings at cinemas, gyms, holidays, days out, various shops and eateries and lots more
  • Enhanced leave
  • We celebrate colleagues who go above and beyond with a range of personalised recognition initiatives, and monthly and annual awards.

Ready to apply?

To apply, please use information provided in the advert and role profile to let us know why you’d be good for the job. Please submit a copy of your up-to-date CV along with a supporting statement.

We create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and believe that creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

At present all interviews are being held using Microsoft Teams.  We may choose to interview during the advertising period.


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