Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join our team.


  • Ensure Health and Safety Compliance across all contract sites;
  • Conduct H & S toolbox talks;
  • H & S Audits / COSHH, PUWER and DSE assessments;
  • You will be instrumental in shaping the direction of Allsaints health and safety policies, procedures and day-to-day management of safety;
  • Risk assessments;
  • Accident investigations;
  • Action regular documented Health & Safety inspections, audits and checks in line with an agreed program;
  • To keep business informed of any new legislation, identify gaps and implement actions to ensure conformity;
  • Liaise with external Health & Safety consultants in the provision of training programmes and health and safety services;
  • Ensure the completion & regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment & operations;
  • Ensuring equipment is installed safely and safe disposal of hazardous substances;
  • Leading in the training of Managers and Contractors on health and safety issues and risks; developing and delivering group presentations as required;
  • Identifying, documenting and briefing out to site, safe operational procedures which take into account all relevant hazards;
  • Conduct regular site audits, SHE site committee meetings and Business SHE forum;
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation & communicate relevant changes to the business.


  • Strong knowledge of health and safety statutory regulations, you will be able to deliver relevant training to a variety of individuals;
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication and presentation skills;
  • A diploma in safety management (NEBOSH or equivalent);
  • Flexible and adaptable with a friendly approach;
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness (esp. Retail);
  • Previous experience in a similar role;
  • Ideally have worked in the following industry sectors: Retail, Leisure, Property Management, Hospitality or similar public facing industries;
  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience as a Health and Safety Officer in a similar environment;
  • Undertake audits and investigations and manage the implementation of recommendations with other key stakeholders across the business;
  • Member of IOSH and holder of NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised working environment;
  • CSCS Card;
  • Have experience of managing safety across a large, complex business;
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD);
  • Up to date knowledge of the Health and Safety legislation.