Health and Safety Coordinator

  • Permanent
  • Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
  • £25,000 to £30,000 per annum

Stride (One of the STR Group of Companies) are currently working on behalf of a client to recruit for the following position:
Job title: Health and Safety Coordinator

Employment type: Permanent

Location: South Shields, NE34 but with travel across UK

Salary and benefits package:

Salary – £25,000 – £30,000
Discretionary company bonus scheme. This is a discretionary annual bonus based on company and individual performance paid annually (July)
25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) and this increases with length of service. After 3 years’ service an extra day is given and another day is added every year thereafter up to a maximum of 5 days for a full-time employee i.e. 30 days + bank holidays
BHSF medical cash plan cover
2 x Life Assurance Scheme
Discount on product (60% off full price and access to staff shop which is heavily discounted)

Overall Purpose of Role
The Health and Safety Co-ordinator is responsible for providing advice, guidance and support to line managers and other employees on all matters affecting health and safety to ensure that working practices adopted by the business to comply with Health and Safety legislation and best practice. The role holder will monitor all safety activity to ensure compliance with relevant legal requirements and Health and Safety legislation to keep employees safe at all times. The role will also include the co-ordination of all statutory testing and maintenance across the business and assisting with environmental management systems. Our client will shortly start the process of gaining ISO14001 accreditation so any experience in this area would be an advantage.

Skills and Experience
NEBOSH general certificate as a minimum
IOSH Membership to Tech IOSH level
Experience in a relevant Health and Safety role in multi-site work environment ideally in retail or/and distribution
Experience of carrying out accident investigations, inspections, and audits and risk assessments.
Up to date knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and best practice.
Ability to communicate at levels both within the business and with external suppliers/regulatory bodies.
Experience of ISO 14001 and HSG65
Competent understanding of HSE Guidelines, HASAWA 74 HSG65 and ACOP’s
Competent PC skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Ability to identify training needs, and plan and deliver training
Competent in statutory maintenance and testing requirements
Knowledge of EMS systems and good practice.
Actively seek continuous improvement in safety and environmental procedures and systems of work
Able to travel to numerous UK destinations

If the above is of interest please either call Charlie Hall on 02392 322318, or/and forward across an upto date CV to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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