H&S Manager - Regional - South

£51000 - £55000 per annum car allowance, bonus and pension

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a RegionalH&S Manager on a permanent basis. The position will be based in London. For further information about this position please apply.

The Regional Health & Safety Manager will develop an annual regional plan of improvement for Health & Safety performance which also considers the continual development of a positive Health & Safety Culture across all Functions. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that the organisations Health & Safety management system is implemented consistently across the Region of responsibility and in line with the central expectations. 
  • Contributing to the development of the NHSPS Annual Health & Safety Plan and then supporting the Region to deliver against the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) set, ensuring all are aware of their responsibilities to achieve the goals. 
  • Driving the organisations behavioural safety culture by raising awareness and leading by example. This includes leading campaigns within Region a to raise awareness of safety culture and ownership.  
  • Ensuring that all incidents at work are reported using the company reporting system and that responsible managers are made aware and investigate within agreed timeframes.  
  • Lead on investigations, in conjunction with the operational team and any SME's, of any lost time / RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) reportable accident or dangerous occurrence to identify root cause and provide advice on risk elimination or reduction actions, ensuring the report is approved and issued within the designated period. 
  • Work with managers and teams to close out any actions arising from audits, investigations or inspections and maintain a record of progress and completion.  
  • Ensure that the regional training requirements are provided to the National Health & Safety Lead - Operational Support to ensure sufficient provision is planned by the Health & Safety Trainers. 
  • If required, support elements of the Annual Health & Safety Training Plan as requested using agreed presentations to ensure consistent messaging and delivery. 
  • Chair the regional Health & Safety Forum - using the standard agreed format and record actions relating to the region, escalating to the National Health & Safety Lead - Operational Support. 
  • Prepare the Health & Safety Infographic after each Forum to agreed national format.  
  • To contribute to the Regional Risk Register in respect of any Health and Safety risks which are identified. Work with the Regional team to develop a plan for mitigation. 
  • Escalate uncontrolled Health and Safety risks scoring 15 or above to the National Health & Safety Lead - Standards and Performance for consideration of inclusion on the Health & Safety Risk Register. 
  • Complete planned and hoc inspections of NHS Property Services. to ensure they are working safely and in accordance with their submitted safe system of work, escalating any major non-conformances to the National Health & Safety Lead - Operational Support subcontractors for onward communication to Vendor Management 
  • Complete ad-hoc monitoring of NHSPS colleagues or other suppliers on site to ensure they are working safely and in accordance with their submitted safe system of work, escalating any major non-conformances to the National Health & Safety Lead - Operational Support. 
  • Demonstrate Health & Safety leadership behaviours to continually develop our Safety culture ensuring all our employees and those we serve go home safe every day.  
  • Develop a performance focused culture that emphasises collaboration, accountability, and compliance obligations.  

This role will require you to demonstrate the following Experience, Capabilities and Knowledge

  • Experience of providing a media relations service in-house or agency, preferably in a service organisation or in journalism 
  • Extensive experience of influencing and leading at a senior level. 
  • Proven experience of developing strong and effective relationships with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally.  
  • Demonstrable experience in a Health & Safety role providing support and advice to operational teams and making a change.  
  • Experience of implementing Health & Safety policies and procedures and working with H&S management systems
  • Planning and delivery/implementation skills 
  • Tracking and reporting KPIs 
  • Data-driven decision making 
  • Budget management 
  • NHSPS 'engage and enable' leadership behaviours 
  • Stakeholder management 
  • Continuous improvement 
  • Customer focus 
  • People management and coaching skills 
  • Colleague engagement/wellbeing 
  • Taking personal accountability 
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and experience of implementing Health & Safety management systems.  
  • Detailed understanding of risk assessment and safe system of work development techniques.  
  • Use of root cause analysis tools. Awareness of limitations of competency and when to seek support from National Health & Safety Leads. Knowledge of risk management tools and approaches. 
  • Professional/technical know how 
  • Commercial and financial acumen 
  • Relevant legislative/regulatory frameworks 
  • Broad understanding of modern people practices 
  • NEBOSH National Diploma Level 6 or equivalent in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent. 
  • Member of IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health). 
  • Other Health & Safety Qualifications as applicable. 

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Michael Piper
Senior Manager
Property & Construction Team
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