Health and Safety Manager

£40,000.00 - £45,000.00 Per Annum
Taunton, Somerset
England, South West England, Somerset

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager  

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours, Monday – Friday

Salary: up to £45,000 DOE

Location: Taunton


Are you a Health and Safety Manager that likes to make a difference to people’s lives?  

Somerset Care is an award-winning provider of care across the South West. When people think about care, they think of the Somerset Care Group.

The Role

  • To ensure that the company’s Health and safety policy is implemented consistently across the Group.
  • To monitor, evaluate and review the Health and Safety policy and practice, make recommendation, and implement new policies and procedures as required.
  • To assist in the identification of training needs for employees and develop training as required.
  • To advise the Senior management of the implications of current and emerging Health and Safety legislation, making recommendation and generating action plans to ensure compliance.
  • To support managers to maintain safe systems, providing specialist advise and support.
  • To liaise with insurers and other representatives of external organisations
  • To chair the Health and Safety and Emergency planning working group and participate in other groups as directed

About you

  • Management experience, overseeing multiple sites
  • Good understanding of Legal Health and Safety Guidelines
  • Ability to produce action plans and policies
  • Knowledge on Policies and risk assessments
  • Good computer skills
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • Motivated and driven
  • Ability to prioritise workload and experience of working under pressure
  • Good communication skills


We really care about our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits:

  • We have partnered with Wagestream so you can access your earned wages before payday
  • So Much More Rewarding - provides access to discounts at 1000’s of high street retailers. Make So Much More Rewarding a part of the way you shop and you could save on average £1,000 per year
  • Excellent training & development opportunities with recognised qualifications.
  • Access to The Hub online learning platform – our one stop shop for learning & development
  • Free counselling service - 24-hour helpline for staff and their families
  • Fully paid induction and DBS paid by Somerset Care

And so much more!

“I have always felt very proud to work for Somerset Care and feel very grateful for the career opportunities & support I have been given.”

Somerset Care Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we can appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.