Health and Safety Officer

Posted By: Laurie Chapman
Salary: £40,000- £42,000
Location: Segefield
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Health and Safety

Central Employment is seeking a dedicated and experienced Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) Officer to join our client. As the SHE Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with safety, health, and environmental standards, fostering a culture of safety and sustainability. This full-time position requires coverage from Monday to Friday. Initially, the role will predominantly operate from their North East site in Sedgefield, with eventual plans for a balance between Sedgefield and the Keighley site in West Yorkshire

Key Responsibilities:

  • Uphold a safe workplace environment by ensuring strict adherence to health and safety policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Meet statutory obligations related to health, safety, environment, and welfare at work.
  • Conduct and review risk assessments for work equipment and operations, implementing improvements based on investigations of accidents.
  • Organise safety inspections, fire drills, and manage lone working procedures.
  • Update and revise health and safety policies and procedures in line with legislative changes to maintain compliance.
  • Manage training records and organise necessary health and safety training sessions.
  • Implement and manage documented health and safety inspections, audits, and checks to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Liaise with external training consultants when necessary for required training provisions.
  • Chair health and safety meetings, ensuring effective communication of minutes and action points to relevant stakeholders.
  • Stay updated on legislative changes and communicate relevant policy updates to the board to ensure ongoing compliance and improvement.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Clear communicator both written and verbal with the ability to respond to changing priorities.
  • Analytical mindset, attention to detail, and investigative skills.
  • Flexibility in approach to work and a proactive interest in legal regulations.
  • Proficiency in IT.


  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (3% by company) after three months’ employment
  • 1 x Life Assurance and Health Cash Plan Scheme after 6 months’ employment (covers dental, optical, mental health, and well-being)
  • On-site parking

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