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Health & Safety Manager

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    £36915 to £41016

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    St David Recruitment Services

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​Health & Safety Manager

Full-time, 35hrs/wk 9.30am-5pm Monday – Friday


Salary £36,915 - £41,016pa dep exp


We are working in collaboration with an exciting national company with international status, driving performance and artistic quality within the arts in Wales and England.

Reporting to the Technical Director, we are currently seeking a Health and Safety Manager to work as an advisor to the group of operations, by supervising, monitoring and improving the company's Health and Safety systems and culture by taking a pro-active approach. They will take the lead in formulating a forward going strategy in improving the Health and Safety culture in the company and support managers in the fulfilment of their duties.

Health & Safety Manager Main Duties:

• Act as the principle point of contact across all sites for any Health and Safety issues

• Maintain a robust Health and Safety Management System through the development, implementation, monitoring and reviewing of policies, procedures, processes, safe working practices and risk assessment.

• Advise and support senior management on organisational risk management in respect to health, safety and well-being across the company.

• Monitor and review the implementation and effectiveness of the Health and Safety Management System

• Promote awareness of Health and Safety and Wellbeing throughout the company

• To advise, revise, review and implement strategy with regard to business critical safety risks across the Company

• Undertake regular visits to touring venues (UK / international) as and when required to ensure H&S policies are being adhered to, and where necessary take remedial action or ensure that action is carried out

• Ability to work co-operatively with others to complete tasks and implement processes

• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with directors, managers, colleagues, occupational health and other stakeholders that ensure high standards of health and safety compliance are maintained.

• Control the documentation of H&S

• Liaise with external H & S consultants where appropriate and act as practical advisor

• Liaise with the Enforcing Authorities, where appropriate

• Liaise with the HR department in areas of Occupational Health

• Initiate and monitor Health Surveillance

• Ensure full and accurate health and safety and training records are maintained

• Monitor the effectiveness of individuals allocated with specific health and safety duties

• Monitor and assess the overall health and safety performance

• Ensure that an audit is undertaken at appropriate intervals and data is analysed and returned with recommendations to the appropriate managers

• Ensure current legislation is communicated effectively and breaches reported

• Bring to the prompt attention of the Board any health and safety issue that requires their attention and participate in such groups as necessary

• Act as primary accident investigator where necessary and assist with the accident recording, analysis and reporting process

• Plan and deliver in house training, including Tool Box talks

• Plan and deliver a companywide training structure for H&S, based on a TNA

• Budget for H&S expenditure, inclusive of training

• Undertake specific projects as directed by the Technical Director

• Carry out work for external clients as advised by line manager

• Share responsibility for Well-Being in collaboration with the HR Department


• Hold a recognised health and safety qualification i.e. NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ Level 6 or equivalent

• Graduate Membership of IOSH

• Understand the application of the Health and Safety at Work Act1974 and other legislation relevant to the business

• Relevant experience of managing H&S issues and extensive knowledge of current H&S legislation

• Experience of managing health and safety in a diverse environment

• Excellent written and verbal skills

• Proven track record of influencing a positive safety culture

• Industry specific experience

• Strong IT skills - Microsoft Office

• Strong communicator on all levels

• Excellent written and verbal skill

• Flexible approach to hours needed

• Ability to demonstrate a positive problem solving approach to Health and Safety Management using self-initiative

• Good interpersonal and persuasive skills


• Fluency in Welsh - however if the successful applicant is not a Welsh speaker they should be able to demonstrate empathy to the language and culture as well as an understanding of working in a bilingual environment.

• Previous experience in working for a large arts company

• Hold or be working towards Chartered Membership of IOSH

• Experience of empowering and mentoring others

• Ability to read technical drawings