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Depot Health, Safety & Vehicle Risk Prevention Officer
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1276
  • Published: Fri 22/04/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Depot Health, Safety & Vehicle Risk Prevention Officer

Starting salary: £38,297
Job Level: Level 4 Zone 1
Work Location: York Way Depot
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Friday 6th May 2022 at 17:00
Interviews to be held: TBC

**The role will have an element of on call duties and attending incidents outside of normal office hours**

** AGENCY STAFF, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY - Please do not click on the Apply Now tab at the bottom of this page as your application will not be considered. **

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role

The Depot Health, Safety and Vehicle Risk Prevention Officer is responsible for the Health and Safety within Camden’s in-house transport service known as Camden Accessible Travel Solutions (CATS). CATS is based within York Way Depot, in King’s Cross, London. CATS is based within York Way Depot, in King’s Cross, London and sits within the Environment and Sustainability Directorate under Supporting Communities.

The service is responsible for a wide range of transport related services including the provision of accessible buses for children and adults, taxi bookings, fleet maintenance, an MOT service, Driver training, fuel provision and manages a range of concessionary travel schemes.

The role of the Depot Health, Safety and Vehicle Risk Prevention Officer will focus on Health and Safety within the Transport Depot and take a lead in promoting best practice for Drivers and Passenger Assistants across the Council’s fleet of vehicles, in consultation with Corporate Property and Health and Safety.

The post holder will report directly to the Head of CATS.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity it is essential the successful candidate holds a full driving licence and is additionally Nebosh and CPC qualified in PSV or HGV disciplines. You will have extensive working knowledge of Road Traffic Accident Prevention measures and legislation including processes in relation to investigating accidents with some degree of engineering background. The ideal candidate will be education to degree level or hold an equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline or possess 3 years extensive experience in a similar investigatory role. You will have previous demonstrable experience of reducing road traffic accidents and incidents within a Local Authority or public transport operators as well as carrying out investigative interviews/assessments in relation to health, safety and compliance.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

** AGENCY STAFF, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY - Please do not click on the Apply Now tab at the bottom of this page as your application will not be considered. **

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG