• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Applications have closed.
  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Jaimi RainfordBBBH7005

Health, Safety & Facilities Officer

Job Title: Health, Safety & Facilities Officer
Contract Type:
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Contact Name: Jaimi Rainford
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH7005

    Job description:

    A brand-new health & safety opportunity is now available at a forward-thinking engineering business in Bedfordshire. We’re looking for a dedicated and detail-oriented individual to join the company on a permanent, full-time basis.

    Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will will support the running of day-to-day facilities and health & safety requirements, co-ordinating all activities required to deliver an effective, safe and legally compliant working environment. You’ll be a confident, friendly and helpful individual with excellent knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, as well as outstanding organisation and coordination skills.


    Salary and benefits:

    • £30,000 – £40,000
    • Free onsite parking
    • 23 days’ annual leave (+ bank holidays)


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday, 39 hours per week – flexibility available on specific working hours
    • Office-based


    As Health, Safety & Facilities Officer you will have the following duties and responsibilities:

    • Developing, implement, and updating H&S policies and procedures in accordance with legislation
    • Conduct audits, inspections, and risk assessments to identify hazards and recommend corrective actions
    • Providing safety training and awareness programs to employees, advising best practices and compliance
    • Developing and maintaining emergency response plans and procedures
    • Leading emergency drills and exercises to ensure the readiness of all employees
    • Investigating workplace incidents, accidents, and near misses, and preparing reports and recommendations
    • Maintaining accurate records of safety inspections, incidents, and training activities
    • Preparing and distributing regular reports on health & safety performance and initiatives to management
    • Stay informed of all applicable health & safety regulations and standards, ensuring company compliance
    • Liaising with regulatory agencies and authorities as necessary
    • Co-ordinating and running the site health & safety committee
    • Supervising and coordinating maintenance and repair activities for all company premises and grounds
    • Collaborating with vendors and contractors to ensure timely and cost-effective facility upkeep
    • Maintaining an organized record of facility maintenance works, schedules and budgets
    • Project management of on-site refurbishments, including management of contractors
    • Familiarity with CDM and RAMS requirements


    We’re looking for a Health, Safety & Facilities Officer with the following skills and experience:

    • Proven experience in a facilities and health & safety role
    • Completion of, working towards, or desire to obtain NEBOSH qualification will be a requirement for the role
    • Sound knowledge of health and safety regulations
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritise
    • Confident working independently and as part of a team
    • Recognises opportunities to improve quality and efficiency of work processes and drive implementation
    • Enjoys working in an everchanging, fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrates a helpful and positive ‘can-do’ attitude with logical problem-solving skills