Health & Safety Manager



Brasted, United Kingdom
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Catch22 exists to help build a society where everyone has a good place to live, good people around them, and a fulfilling purpose. We call these our '3Ps'.

We achieve this in two ways. First, we improve lives on the frontline through delivery of public services. Secondly, we use our knowledge to change 'the system', to fix the complex web that can trap and disempower those it was set up to help. With the heart of a charity and the mindset of a business, we are uniquely placed to deliver on this challenging agenda.

The Health & Safety Team works across all schools, colleges and services in the Catch22 group; this includes pre- and post- 16 education settings, custody, apprenticeships, employability, NCS, social care, social justice and health. 

The team works closely will colleagues covering key regulatory and compliance areas including safeguarding, data protection, freedom of information, business continuity, copyright licensing, internal audit and complaints. 

Job Description

Health & Safety Managers at Catch22 fulfil an important role in ensuring our places and ways of working are safe. The Health & Safety Manager will work with colleagues to help them assess and reduce risk, understand and meet regulatory and policy requirements and maintain safe environments.

The Health & Safety Manager is a member of the Health & Safety Team, reports directly to the Head of Health & Safety and also sits as part of the wider People Team.  The post holder will work predominately, but not exclusively, with our Multi Academy Trust and Independent schools across the South East, South West and South Wales and will bring their experience of working with schools to this role to ensure our schools are safe and compliant places to work and learn.



To be successful as our Health & Safety Manager you will need:

  • To successfully lead H&S Adviser for schools in the region.
  • Provide health, safety and welfare advice, including support with assessing and reducing risks.
  • Carry out internal audit visits and provide written reports from these.
  • Provide support to colleagues to ensure completion of remedial actions identified by internal and external audits, regulatory risk assessments and safety inspections.
  • Monitor compliance with regulatory and policy requirements, including school standards.
  • Investigate incidents and escalate serious issues that require interventions.
  • Facilitate learning through delivery of training, creating resources and creating written guidance for the Health, Safety & Wellbeing intranet pages.
  • Contribute to consultation and training events.
  • Support the Catch22 H&S Team in the operational organisational needs of the charity.

For full Job Description click here.

To carry out the duties of this role, regular travel and some overnight stays are required. Travel will be predominately in the South East, South West and South Wales.

Additional Information

  • This role is full-time, 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,000 per annum 
  • Benefits: Find out more about the range of benefits that we off on our careers site.
  • Regular travel is required to attend meetings, visit services and attend training events.
  • This is a Flexible role, but travel will be required as you will be predominantly working in the South East, South West and South Wales regions, in our London Head Office and visit services across England and Wales. Some overnight stays will be required.

We are looking to appoint to this role as quickly as possible and will close this job off to new applicants when we have enough suitable candidates to interview. We, therefore, encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

See the benefits of working for Catch22 here.

Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.

At Catch22 we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live.

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