Health & Safety Manager

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  • Hours per week 43 hours
  • Required education level GCSE
  • City UK Support Office
  • Categories Management

About the job

Your role will involve developing and maintaining safe working environments for our 38 nationwide sites. You will impart your expertise and provide positive solutions. You will travel up and down the country, in order to share your H&S knowledge and high standards with our staff. If this sounds like fun, then this Health & Safety Advisor vacancy in Stockport could be right for you!



Boels Pit Stop

We are looking for a new Health & Safety Advisor with a passion for solutions and collaboration and a desire to take the next step in their H&S career. This role is field based and will involve regular travelling to our Boels Rental depots in England, Scotland and Wales, supporting management in translating the corporate H&S policy into a structured and systematic approach. How does a typical week look?

On Monday morning, you drive to a depot that needs a safety inspection/audit to be done. You check and complete any risk assessments and speak with the whole team about any non-compliance issues that have been identified. You offer recommendations and training to enable the changes to be made. As our Health & Safety Advisor, your engaging and influencing training captivates the employees so that they understand why they need to make changes and adhere to H&S regulations. You will keep monitoring the depot to ensure that the changes are implemented and that standards are constantly maintained. After all, Boels is renowned for its reputation for safety!

Later in the week, you could be back at the office in Stockport, updating the senior management team about the progress of the H&S strategy, procedures and plans. Naturally, you will have your monthly and yearly reports to hand, so that you can give them accurate information about RIDDOR reportable accidents (including the follow up medical assessments), near misses and your remedial actions, periodic assessments and prevention plans. Health & Safety is in your blood, so articulately presenting this information to the team and answering their questions should come as second nature to you!

Finally, when we need to open a new depot, you will liaise on behalf of Boels, with the relevant governmental departments and request any required environmental permits. Managing risk and ensuring that the correct H&S is in place will always be at the forefront of your mind. This is because our ultimate goal is zero occupational accidents. After all, our employees are our most valuable asset!


The Boels Family

With over 7,000 colleagues, 750 branches in 17 countries, the Boels family business is one of Europe's leaders in machine and tool hire. Together, we form  one  big orange family!


The Orange Team & You

The orange team in Stockport, to which you can belong, consists several of enthusiastic colleagues in different roles. The office is conveniently located to the West of Stockport, in Heaton Mersey. It is easily accessible from the M60/A34 intersection.


Experience of providing H&S guidance and advice over multiple sites’ Experience of designing and giving engaging H&S training to staff’: It's you, so you fit into our orange team! To become the best at Boels as our Health & Safety Advisor in Stockport, you have to:

  • Have a minimum level of either AIOSH or Tech IOSH level membership
  • Be NEBOSH trained/qualified to a minimum of either Certificate or Diploma level
  • Have a valid passport and a full UK Driving Licence
  • Be experienced in writing and developing safe systems of work, completing risk assessments, audits and accident investigations, and writing the associated reports.
  • Demonstrate your knowledge and experience of implementing H&S policies and procedures and the promoting of a positive H&S culture.


You get a lot of Boels

If you come to work with Boels Rental as a Health & Safety Advisor in Stockport, then you do that for a good reason. We will value your skills and that is why you can expect from us:

  • A salary of up to 41k per annum
  • A company car, laptop and mobile telephone
  • 33 leave days per year including official public holidays
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Boels Rental invests in your development to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date
  • With us you can stay fit by taking advantage of the Cycle To Work scheme.



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