Health and Safety Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Stoke

 £28,000 to £30,000  Flexible basic + 33 days Holiday

Working 6am to 2pm Monday to Friday part of a small H&S team of 5, we are looking for a confident individual with a strong character able to stand up for yourself when required. You will need to have your NEBOSH, experience of internal auditing (ideally to ISO4500 and ISO 14001), within a medium to large heavy industrial/manufacturing environment, ideally with mechanical engineering experience or with a good understanding and empathy for an engineering environment.

The role will focus around using your communication skills enabling you to positively interact with both the work force and management team to ensure that H&S legislation and compliance is adhered to. Training of the workforce in company rules and regulations. Reporting to the HS&E Manager, assisting them with all aspects of health safety and environmental control in line with ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and health safety and environmental legislation.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a H&S role and be able to take a hands-on approach to the position. Good communication skills and an attention to detail are essential. You must be able to work well under pressure and be motivated to make an impact in the role. This is a challenging role that will stretch your knowledge and experience, therefore previous experience in H&S is crucial. Knowledge of environmental controls would be advantageous but not essential.

You must be able to deal with challenging situations that are not planned and where H&S regulations appear difficult to comply with. You must be undaunted by having difficult conversations with all levels of employees and be able to be assertive, practical and logical.

Main Duties include:

  • Ensure that the business complies with health and safety regulations.
  • To coordinate the delivery of risk assessments as required on tasks and equipment.
  • Review of current company documents such as risk assessments and HSE procedures.
  • Conduct PUWER and COSHH assessments within the timescales set.
  • Auditing and inspections of department/area for health and safety compliance such as fork lift truck pre user check.
  • Compile and manage accident and hazard reporting databases, analysing the data to highlight areas for improvement, helping to drive action plans to completion.
  • Develop, deliver, and evaluate health and safety training requirements for all staff in line with legislative and strategic business requirements.

·Support the site team in accident investigation, gathering witness statements and evidence, actioning any non-compliance, and providing information to put preventative measures in place.

·Through staff engagement support the Site Leadership in driving an improved health & safety culture

·Assist the H&S department in the control of the contractor management system

·Liaise with all departmental managers to ensure their approved service providers/contractors meet compliance through review of RAMS.

·Ensure all compliance checks are in place ensuring certificates and records are up to date.

·PC literate in suite of Microsoft software.

·Assist H&S storeman when needed.


  • Confidence

·Able to face difficult tasks head on

  • Flexible
  • Willing to adapt
  • Positive attitude


  • NEBOSH National General Certificate
  • Train the trainer (not essential)
  • Risk assessment training
  • External qualifications (such as scaffolding inspections)
  • Internal auditing ( preferably to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001)
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