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Health and Safety Lead

Connaught House, Colchester, Essex



Join Our Team as Health and Safety Lead at Care UK!

Full time - field based covering homes in London, Sussex, Surrey, Dorset, Berkshire, Somerset, Hampshire. 

Are you looking to use your Health and Safety knowledge in a sector that is meaningful and centered around fulfilling people lives.  Care UK is an awarding winning private care company with over 150 care homes across the United Kingdom.  We are seeking an enthusiastic Health and Safety Lead to join our vibrant and dedicated team.

At Care UK, we are committed to providing exceptional care to our residents and our values of Caring, Passionate and Teamwork are at the heart of all we do. Our success is built on the strength of our people and with a vast network of care homes and a diverse range of support functions, we're on a mission to find exceptional talent to join us on our journey.

The role: As Health and Safety Lead, you will play a pivotal role in supporting all our residential care homes in the application of all aspects of health, safety and fire risk management working closely with home managers, regional directors, maintenance teams and other colleagues. Ensuring residents are safe and comfortable is at the heart of this interesting role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake proactive and reactive health and safety audits.
  • Where necessary investigate accidents or dangerous occurrences and to produce reports to management.
  • Liaise where appropriate with health, safety and fire enforcement agencies and then produce action plans to address any identified statutory regulation failings.
  • Regular reviews of all risk assessments, residential care service health and safety protocols and ways of working.
  • Be a source of pragmatic and competent advice providing the technical expertise required for the organisation.
  • Support the Head of Health and Safety in reviewing and updating policies and procedures.

What We're Looking For:

  • Level 3 H&S Qualification – NEBOSH National General Certificate or equivalent.
  • UK Clean Driving licence.
  • Auditor / Trainer experience.
  • Good knowledge of processes and procedures.

Why Join Care UK?

Be part of a dynamic and growing organisation dedicated to providing outstanding care.
Collaborate with a diverse and talented team in a supportive and inclusive environment.
Enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Make a meaningful impact on the lives of residents and contribute to the success of our care homes.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others.  We see the potential in everyone, let us fulfil yours.

If you're ready to take your recruitment career to the next level and be a part of something extraordinary, we want to hear from you!

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