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Health and Safety Coordinator, The International Centre for Life

20 May 2024 6:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Closing Date: 28/05/2024

Health and Safety Coordinator

Salary: CIRCA £28,000 per annum

Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week) permanent - office based

As a responsible organisation the health and safety of Life’s customers, visitors, staff and tenants is a top priority and that we maintain a safe environment within our Science Centre and more broadly across the site.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Health and Safety Coordinator to join the team. This role is reporting into the Director responsible for Health and Safety and working with the Heads of Departments to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation, design and deliver annual action plans, and maintaining a safe environment for staff, visitors and tenants.

You will be responsible for reviewing Health and Safety policies and procedures, obtaining advice from external consultants on best practise, supporting annual Health and Safety Audits, undertaking site inspections, which may involve plant and equipment located on the roof or other harder to access areas. The role includes coordinating Life’s fire strategy and risk assessment, administering and providing input to the health and safety committee, administration for business continuity planning preparation for Martyn’s Law and support on GDPR. 

You will have proven experience working in a similar role, and working knowledge of risk assessments, audits and delivering health and safety action plans. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential, together with knowledge and experience of identifying and arranging appropriate training for staff. You will be capable of managing your own workload with minimal supervision and be working towards or interested in achieving the NEBOSH certificate. 

Life is a welcoming and friendly place to work.  We offer you a range of staff benefits including access to wellbeing initiatives, an Employee Assistance Programme and discounted car-parking in the centre of Newcastle. 

The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. Details of our DBS policy is available on request. For further information regarding this post, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website.    

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application form which can be accessed from our website at by midday Tuesday 28 May 2024. Interviews will be held on the Friday 31 May 2024.

The International Centre for Life is an equal opportunities employer and is accredited with the Equality Standard Gold Award. Life has achieved gold accreditation under the North East Better Health at Work Scheme.  Registered Charity Number: 1059607   


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