Health, Safety & Fire Co-ordinator

HMP Edinburgh
D
Starting salary £24,978, progressing to £34,998 over a four year period
Closing date
25/10/2019, 23:55
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours
To provide advice, guidance and support to SPS managers and staff to enable them to fulfil their respective Health & Fire Safety (HFS) responsibilities competently and in accordance with legislation and SPS Policies and Procedures. Carry out compliance monitoring and reviews of the SPS Safety Management System (SMS) and HFS Policies
Responsibilities
Carry out compliance monitoring and reviews of the SPS Safety Management System (SMS) and HFS Policies.
Provide the Governor-in Charge (GIC) Senior Management Teams (SMT) and the Health & Safety Committee (HSC) with compliance data relating to the HFS SMS.
Provide advice, guidance and support to managers in carrying out suitable and sufficient H&S Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work (SSOW) in accordance with the SPS SMS and Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Legislation.
Coordinate local arrangements for accident investigation and reporting in accordance with the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR) 13 Regulations and SPS Policy.
Carry out Fire Incident and False Alarm Investigations and compile detailed reports
Carry out suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessment Reviews /Alteration Notices in accordance with the SPS Fire Safety Manual
Person Specification

SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.

Qualifications Requirements

Must hold NEBOSH General Certificate and be willing to work towards the NVQ level 5/6 qualification or equivalent NEBOSH National Diploma with a view to completing the qualification within 18 - 24 months.

ESSENTIAL

Attained NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate or SPS Fire Safety Officer Accreditation

ESSENTIAL

Experience Requirements

Attained or be willing to work towards level 3 Learning and Development qualification or equivalent qualification within 12 months.

ESSENTIAL

Competent in the use of computerised systems including SharePoint and Microsoft Office.

ESSENTIAL

Knowledge Skills Requirements

Knowledge of current Health & Fire Safety legislative requirements commensurate within a large diverse working environment.

ESSENTIAL

Excellent communication skills both written and oral with ability to vary style to ensure mutual understanding.

ESSENTIAL

 

Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of contacts and positively influence others to achieve results

ESSENTIAL

Ability to be creative and find effective solutions to complex problems

ESSENTIAL

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