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H&S Officer - Social Housing - HP10 0DF

Reference

GL-PARA-HSO

Job Type

Permanent

Department

Property & Construction

Location

HP10 0DF

The Vacancy

It’s exciting times at Paradigm Housing Group as we create a business focused health and safety team who will deliver pragmatic advice to operational teams.  This H&S Officer role will work with our H&S team to support all teams across the Group.

About the role

This is a brand new role which comes with the exciting opportunity to grow and shape it as you wish in line with the business partnering approach we are looking to adopt.  This means building great relationships to become a source of trusted advice.  You will manage your diary to get plenty of time on site and with the operational teams so you are at the heart of what is going on.

About you

Communication skills are key.  With your top notch written and verbal abilities, you’ll be influencing and negotiating your way to create a great H&S culture at Paradigm which reflects our number 1 value - #SaferTogether.

A self-starter, you’ll be excited about a busy and varied role where no two days are the same and the opportunity to provide a fresh approach to H&S.  As well as supporting our operational teams, you’ll be working with other support services like Fleet Management to ensure we keeping H&S at the heart of everything we do.

You’ll be used to managing multiple stakeholders both internal and external and enjoy engaging with people at all levels in the business but with the main focus being on our staff who work directly with our customers.

Our ideal candidate has experience in H&S but we are also interested in those with excellent people skills who are looking for a change of career or who want to build on their H&S experience to date.  We will provide training and mentoring to help build practical H&S skills.  Please note any candidate not fully competent at the time of recruitment will attract a reduced salary until competence is attained.

This a great opportunity to join a high performing and specialist team at a time when you can have a real and personal impact on the future success of our business.  You can continue to grow and develop yourself, building an exciting/interesting/rewarding career with a growing business.

About us

We are a values’ driven, ambitious organisation. We’re Best Companies 1 STAR accredited organisation in recognition of our high employee engagement and offer a welcoming and friendly environment. We are clearly focussed on the delivery of our five-year corporate plan with ambitious and challenging objectives including improving our environment and sustainability targets to deliver quality homes to people who need them.

We offer a very generous package including the following:

  • Holidays – 25 days to start (this rises with service to a maximum of 30 days) plus 3 paid days between Xmas and new year when we close, plus the opportunity to buy up to another 5 days – subject to conditions
  • Pension scheme: employee minimum contribution of 3% and Paradigm will contribute 7.5% or 9.5% depending on the employee’s contribution rate.
  • Annual Bonus potential
  • Professional Sponsorship Scheme (subject to conditions) and professional subscriptions paid
  • Family Friendly policies incl generous Paternity, Maternity, Shared parental and adoption leave, sabbaticals and more
  • Health Cash Plan – worth over £1,800 p/a includes Dental, Optical, Prescriptions and Flu jabs, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic therapy, Reflexology, Sports massage and more. It’s free to add up to 4 dependent children aged up to 24yrs (if in f/t education) and each child is entitled to 50% worth of your allowance for each category!
  • Remote / hybrid working
  • Up to 3 paid Volunteer days a year
  • Newly created modern offices collaborative offices, with free parking and charging points for electric vehicles
  • Car Leasing scheme (subject to conditions)
  • Rewards platform
  • Opportunities for career advancement –
  • Social events, such as Quiz nights, Xmas Party, Summer BBQ (Covid permitting)

We support flexible ways of working and welcome applications from all sections of the communities we work in.

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