Salary: £30,841 (£24,673 pro rata) per annum

Hours: 30 hours per week


We are a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the West Midlands.  We offer high quality services that support both recovery and wellbeing and we actively work with people so that they can be in control of their lives.  With respect for the individual at the forefront of all the work we do, Birmingham Mind has a well-earned reputation for excelling in quality. 


With over 50 years’ experience of supporting people with mental health difficulties within our local communities, we always strive to challenge the stigma that surrounds mental distress.


We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced individual to provide effective and positive health and safety advice and support. You will complete risk assessments, including RIDDOR, help to engage and train managers /supervisors in performing task-based risk assessments. You’ll be creative in your approach and be passionate about ensuring all staff adhere to the relevant H&S requirement. Organised and meticulous, you will be responsible for monitoring incidents and accidents, as well as identifying and improving health and safety practises within the organisation. You will carry out regular inspections and audits of offices, service environments and general communal areas.


We’re looking for an individual who can think outside the box and can demonstrate a good understanding the use of H&S equipment and techniques. You’ll be accustomed to assisting with any accident investigations, as well as keeping accurate, and up to date detailed records.


With experience in an H&S role, you will be able to interpret and provide advice on health and safety and risk management issues. You will hold a recognised qualification such as NEBOSH or in Occupational Health and Safety and be studying towards, or prepared to study towards NEBOSH Diploma, NCRQ or NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.  You will have a good understanding of Equal Opportunities and be able to demonstrate a positive attitude to people who have experienced mental health difficulties.


We’re looking for a confident communicator who can discuss issues with all levels of staff across the organisation, the ability to and listen and take onboard any concerns relating to health and safety matters.


Birmingham Mind offer a range of benefits including an attractive defined contribution pension scheme, Pay care system which offers employees affordable cover for a range of healthcare treatments, an Employee Assistance Programme which includes free counselling and a comprehensive training and induction programme.


Our people are key to the success of the organisation, and we are recognised as both a Mindful Employer as well as achieving Gold standard success in Investors in People. We welcome applications from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 January 2022

Interviews to take place on Wednesday 2 February 2022 via Zoom