Head of Heath, Safety and Environment

London based with occasional travel in the UK
Competitive
09 Jan 2013
09 Feb 2013
Public Sector
Permanent
Full Time

We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector service-providing organisation for disabled people. We deliver a complex range of care and community support services which touch more than 21,000 disabled people and their carers across the UK alone. Our services include: care at home, residential services, respite care, day services, resource centres, independent living units and specialist acquired brain injury services.

Head of Health, Safety and Environment

The role reports to the People Director, is based in London and has a UK wide focus.

This new role presents an exciting opportunity to reinvigorate health, safety and environmental best practice across the organisation whilst meeting the challenges of delivering HSE services in a complex environment which balances legal compliancy and the delivery of quality of life led services for our service users.

Managing a small team of professionals the Head of HSE will lead on the strategic and operational delivery of HSE services; playing a key role in the development of services, drive through change by raising standards and establishing effective controls, promote a positive HSE culture and provide support to senior managers.

You must have a NEBOSH diploma and experience of strategic development at a senior management level. You will demonstrate the ability to lead on major HSE issues within an organisation of similar size, a confidence to challenge and influence policy and the skills to successfully communicate and engage with various stakeholders.

How to apply

To apply please visit www.lcdisability.org/jobs and search for reference SLR1788. If you do not have internet access, please contact 08458 720 332, option 1, quoting the reference number. 

 

 

Applications are particularly welcomed from disabled people.  All vacancies are subject to a standard or enhanced disclosure.