Head of Health and Safety

Location : Surbiton

Hours of Work : 40 Hours Per week + Benefits

Salary : £40,000 – £ 45,000 Per annum

Closing Date : 9 March, 2018

Your new organisation

It is an exciting time to join YMCA St Paul’s group. The YMCA London South West, East London and Slough have recently merged their businesses and a further merger with West London YMCA is planned to complete in April 2018. This new organisation will have a growing presence across London and Slough.

We support vulnerable and homeless young people by providing hostel accommodation, pastoral care and community activities, as well as supported living and affordable move-on housing. We have recently been in the news after the successful innovative development of the Y Cube, a low cost modular home solution. We aim to provide a safe and secure environment where people are respected, heard and valued.
But that’s not all we do. We support children, providing daily activities such as soft play, breakfast clubs, afterschool clubs and holiday play schemes. Our health and wellbeing centres offer people the opportunity to nurture their mind, body and spirit with gyms, group fitness classes and counselling, and we train local volunteers to work with our dedicated staff, as we fully believe in the positive benefits of community participation.
We’re affiliated to YMCA England, our national body, and share its passion to stand up for young people, to speak out on national issues that affect their lives and help them to find confidence in their own voice.

Your new role

Based at the Corporate Office is located at Surbiton, South West London you will review the Health and Safety Policy ensuring it meets the requirements for the organisation as a whole with its many activities. Ensuring Health, Safety and building related risk management is being carried out consistently across all sites in accordance with best practice compliance with statutory regulations and also by putting in place an effective risk assessment process. Identifying the training needs of the organisation and set out a plan to deliver these. Developing a compliance framework and ensuring auditing arrangements are in place for compliance with the organisation Health and safety. Arranging and presenting annual assurance report on Health and Safety for the organisation.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will be the “go to” person for the organisation for all issues relating to Health and Safety. As a Christian organisation you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold our values. You will be a confident individual able to demonstrate technical competence through your experience with the relevant qualifications and experience pertinent to the role as set out in the job description.

Your Application

YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. If you’re interested in this role please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you believe you are suitable for this role. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For a full job description and an application pack, please visit our website at: http://www.ymcalsw.org/category/job-opportunities/

Job Description
Guidance Notes
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form



The closing date for this application is the 9 March 2018

Charity No: 1041923