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Health & Safety and Business Support officer

Health & Safety and Business Support officer Job description Job Title: Health & Safety and Business Support Officer Company: Bellavista Nursing Homes Location: Barry

Job Type: Permanent/ Full Time

Hours of Work: 40 Hr on Weekly Basis

Posting Date: 20/01/2023

We have exciting opportunity for a newly Health & Safety and Business Support role to support the next phase of continuing growth for the organization and our strategic priority of quality of care we provide. Bellavista Group is planning on large-scale developments that make a significant difference to the service users as well as to colleague we work with, such as expansion of the digital residents record and the creation of a HR system resource – People planner. It will improve the way data is collected, shared and used.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in the management of health and safety, ideally in a social care environment. You must be able to demonstrate your knowledge of: current legislative regulatory requirements and how this is applied in a practical manner; all statutory standards and guidance associated with Fire Risk Management in the care industry, Health and Safety and Manual Handling; and best practice in Health and Safety. Strong organisation, verbal and written communication skills are essential for this role, with an ability to motivate others.

Required Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Barry, Cardiff and Penarth

Company: Bellavista Group of Nursing Homes

Job type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Job Description:

Manage all aspects of Health and Safety (H&S) across the Group with up-to-date best practice, authority and independence. Escalating concerns to concern person and assisting the site to follow matters to conclusion.

Identify and improve understanding of key safety risk areas arising out of accidents and incidents, identifying risk trends by evaluating and drawing conclusions from information from investigations and other reports

Continue to develop shared IT systems to log H&S information and events. Ensure the provision of appropriate safety risk; support and guidance across the organisation to identify solutions and develop planned improvements in partnership with the Health & Safety procedure.

Development and execution of database queries e.g. Moibizio, People Planner Review, develop and monitor practice and implement policies and procedures in the areas of Health, PPE for care, Infection Control, Risk Assessment, Accident Avoidance, Medication and Safety across the Group and any new acquisitions Compile safety programs & Practice safe working techniques Establish a cordial and professional relationship with employees.

Maintain compliance with all safety regulations and implement and maintain health and safety standards. Standardise health and safety in order to remain consistent. Identify hazardous waste and disposing of it correctly.

Promote safety initiatives. Compile and maintain relevant registers to ensure compliance.

Document staff information, minutes of meetings, and reports compiled for management.

Audit and Complete fire risk Assessment of every home Regularly as per regulation.

About You:

For this role we are looking for you to have IT Literacy including all Microsoft packages Excellent Numeracy and Literacy Skills Attention to Detail and Accuracy Interpersonal & Good Communication Problem solving and diagnosis of root causes Customer and supplier Liaison .

Qualifications and experience required: Hold a degree (or equivalent) qualification and/or relevant experience. Knowledge of corrugated product requirements and regulation is preferred. Thorough knowledge of health and safety legislation, including legal requirements and regulation. Abe to operate and communicate at all levels of the organization.

This is an excellent opportunity for those with operational IT skills & Health and safety knowledge and experience wishing to work. All software support work is undertaken in accordance with National policies, processes and procedures The duties in this job description are not exhaustive and may be altered at any time to reflect the changing needs of the Service.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £26,000.00 per year


Day shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:

Barry, Vale of Glamorgan: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: One location

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