This Vacancy has closed.
Health and Safety Manager
  • Employer: Origin Housing
  • Reference: OH/23/234282
  • Published: Mon 27/03/2023, 17:11 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 10/04/2023, 17:09 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £50,000 - £56,000pa depending on experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Flexible, Euston, London , Camden

Vacancy Location

More Information

Health and Safety Manager

Health and Safety Manager 


Origin – Great homes, positive people and strong communities  

An inspiring past and a bright future 


A home is the essential foundation for a good quality of life, so what we do every day really matters to the wellbeing of our communities.  Here at Origin, we trace our roots back almost 100 years, building and managing high quality homes as well as providing support services and housing for those who are most vulnerable in London and Hertfordshire.  We work to provide safe, decent affordable homes and support for individuals and communities. 


Focused on our residents, our driving ambition is to provide services that make people’s lives easier, and homes and communities they can be proud to live in.  We are ‘not for profit’ and reinvest all our surpluses back into our varied and vibrant neighbourhoods. 


The role – Health and Safety Manager 

As Health and Safety Manager you will be a self-motivated and experienced Health and Safety Manager from a housing or facilities environment to assist the Head of Health and safety in implementing our Health and Safety Strategy, mentoring and supporting your staff members as well as the wider operational team to improve safety culture and performance within the business. This role is situated within the Health and Safety Department. 


What you’ll do 

You will  

  • be the subject matter expert on a wide range of topics and be the point of contact for the operational departments 

  • be responsible for managing staff, delivering training at all levels, completing complex incident investigations, completion of internal audits and provision of H&S requirements for contractor management. 

  • advise and actively promote health and safety and its effective management throughout the organisation and to embed a culture of health and safety compliance in accordance with the needs and resources of the business. 

  • Consult relevant interested parties to ensure that there are effective processes and procedures in place  


What you’ll need 

We’re looking for someone who has:  

  • Must hold a nationally recognised health and safety qualification such as NEBOSH Diploma or BSc in Occupational Health 

  • Previous Management Experience 

  • Relevant Experience in Housing 

  • Experience in delivering training across all levels of the business 

  • You must live within a 1.5 hour commute to our Head Office in London to be able to respond if there was a significant incident

Our Values 

Our core values are at the heart of how we work 

  • Take the lead 

  • Create energy 

  • Build trust 

  • Be generous 

  • Stay grounded 

  • Remember the little things 


We're committed to the wellbeing of our people and in creating an environment that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.  


Our benefits to you 

  • Origin’s ways of working make it easier for you to balance work and home life.  You will benefit from flexible working which offers you the opportunity to work from where you are most effective, with the technology and equipment you need, as well as access to flexible space for collaborative working. 

  • A generous 25-day holiday allowance plus bank holidays, that increases with time, with the opportunity to buy and sell leave 

  • 2 additional ‘giving something back’ volunteer days 

  • A pension scheme with contributions from 4% of your salary  

  • Family leave, compassionate leave and enhanced maternity pay 

  • Simply Health cash plan providing money back when you spend on health appointments including physiotherapy, dental and opticians 

  • Interest free loans to help spread the cost of a season ticket or another big purchase 

  • Annual staff conference, team away days and annual team meal allowance 

  • Access to Perk Box for fantastic savings on everyday purchases and much more 

  • Free employee assistance programme  

  • Opportunities to join staff network groups  

  • Refer a friend bonus 

And there’s more ….click here to see our full list of benefits 

We’re also committed to ensuring that our people have access to an excellent range of learning and development opportunities including our induction programme, course sponsorship, leadership development, mentoring and talent schemes along with professional membership if it’s a requirement to your role. 


Tell us your story 

We are looking forward to learning about you. Please help us get to know you by sending your latest CV and covering letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the job description for Health and Safety Manager below. 


Closing date for applications: 11 April 2023 


Please note that suitable candidates will be invited to interview throughout the application window and therefore the vacancy may close at short notice. However, all candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application and therefore interested candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.