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Health and safety Co-ordinator - Maternity Leave Cover

€45000 - €55000 per annum benefits

Role: Health and safety Co-ordinator - Maternity Leave Cover

Reporting to: Facilities/Health and Safety Manager


The H&S Co-ordinator will coordinate the Health & Safety operations for al Pobal offices nationwide and all domestic work spaces. Reporting to the Facilities/Health and Safety manager this role will play a key part in ensuring Pobal are meeting statutory requirements and obligations, ensuring a high-quality service and high customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilit y Areas

1. Health & Safety

- Coordinate Pobal's operations in relation to H&S in the workplace.
- Responsibility for ensuring Pobal is fully compliant with all statutory compliance obligations.
- Drive a positive H&S culture throughout the company.
- Own the H&S helpdesk and assist staff with H&S requests
- Regularly review and update Company Safety Statement and Risk Assessments with the H&S Manager
- Development of a domestic work place management and tracking system
- Refine audit approach on statutory compliance maintenance and operations
- Manage Pobal's risk assessments, ensuring Pobal is fully compliant with all statutory obligations.
- Responsible for ensuring local fire registers are up to date
- Address any issues arising to ensure all risks and associated hazards are appropriately managed.
- Provide Support to all directorates in identifying and managing risks
- Provide support to directorates in developing H&S SOPs
- Provide expert advice on use of PPE for various roles
- Own the annual Fire Drill Operations for every building
- Work with L&D to ensure that each building has trained First Aiders and Fire Wardens
- Work with L&D to identify and roll out mandatory H&S training for all staff and managers- onboarding and inductions included.
- Carry out Ergonomic and VDU assessments and Audits
- Own accident and incident investigation process
- Produce and circulate regular H&S internal communications
- Collate and interpret relevant data to produce regular reports on H&S performance

2 . Other

- Any other duties within the general requirement of this job description which may be required from time to time

Critical Competencies

1. Leadership & management - Level 2
2. Problem solving and decision making - Level 2
3. Technical & Professional Expertise - Level 2
4. Customer service & support - Level 2
5. Building & maintaining relationships - Level 2

Other Competencies
6. Project Management - Level 2
7. Team work - Level 2
8. Analytical skills - Level 2
9. Flexibility & Adaptability - Level 2

Required Experience

- At least 3 years' post grad experience of working exclusively as a Health and Safety Professional in a multi-location setting
- Possess a demonstrable knowledge of the Irish H&S legislation and Regulations
- A comprehensive understanding of Irish Law relating to H&S
- Comprehensive understanding of Risk Assessment/Method Statement creation and review programmes
- Comfortable presenting to senior leadership
- Full understanding of Legionella control requirements
- Demonstrated expertise with Occupational Health & Safety legislation.
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
- Excellent customer services skills.
- A very strong understanding, experience of and commitment to social inclusion issues and the contribution of the community and voluntary sector to local development, inclusion, equality and reconciliation.
- Qualifications - Degree Qualified in Health and Safety discipline is essential, Such as Occupational Health, Health and Safety Management etc
- Full clean driving licence and car ownership

Other Relevant Information

- Desirable & Advantageous experience
- Affiliation to IOSH / NEBOSH Qualification
- Legionella RP training completed
- Familiar with sustainability programmes
- Trained to train others in H&S
- Qualifications as DSE assessor
- Knowledge of workings of the community/voluntary/public sector

Terms & Conditions of Employment

- Duration of Contract - The contract is a maternity leave cover contract for a minimum of 6 months
- Annual Leave - Annual leave will be 26 working days, exclusive of public holidays pro-rated for the contract duration
- Travel & Subsistence - Travel and subsistence will be paid at public sector rates
- Location of the position - The successful candidate will be located Pobal's Dublin office

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This position was pPosted on 22 Jun 2022

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