Health & Safety Manager

Lincoln | Other


Base Location: Lincoln

Permanent, Full Time

£40,000 - £45,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits Package


Here at Serco, we're looking for a Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) Manager to join our team as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on our Asylum Accommodation and Support Contracts (AASC), where we offer a range of improvements, with particular focus on assisting individuals through the asylum system.


You will provide high quality, competent and specialist HS&E support to the site deliver a service in accordance with our Service level Agreement.  


Working alongside others HS&E team members, providing regulatory guidance and functional leadership in the selected part of the business, supporting it to achieve improvements in performance, leading industry sector best practice forums, enhancing our reputation and ensuring HS&E compliance with both Serco Group, Divisional and key regulatory requirements. 


The holder will lead on the design and implementation of a risk-based training schedule and HS&E Management Assurance plan as well as the deliverance of a robust reporting process that allows predictive assessment of potential health, safety and environmental related failures. 


Supporting the business as a whole, ensuring that our customers and those affected by our operations do so in a safe, healthy and environmentally responsible and acceptable manner.


What you'll need to do the role


First and foremost, a real passion and desire for Health & Safety. You should belong to a related professional organisation at an appropriate level - the preferred level being graduate or chartered member of IOSH (or equivalent), and have experience in operating within regulated workplace environments and have an appropriate qualification in Fire Risk Assessment / Management.


You should be maintaining CPD or working towards this.


Your technical and professional knowledge will incorporate the following accountabilities:


  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to expand professional knowledge into other technical areas
  • Should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for HS&E, and evidence self motivated and drive to make a difference. Have excellent communication skills - both verbal and written.
  • Should be able to manage workload and prioritise according to risk.
  • Be prepared to make decisions and be held accountable for those decisions.
  • Be familiar with the adoption of HS&E management policies, standards, processes and procedures. 
  • Have an good understanding of management systems, and relevant HS&E requirements such as OHSAS 45001/ISO 14001 etc.
  • Be the main functional and specialist point of contact within identified contracts, promoting and driving the adoption of all services identified within the SLA.
  • Support all local Operational staff in the development and maintenance of the HS&E controls to ensure the implementation of appropriate management systems. 
  • Liaise with local customers and third party organisations as necessary.
  • Provide specialist support to bid development on request and assist in the phase-in and phase-out of contracts.
  • Provide Contract Management and Operational Managers with timely and appropriate management information and reports on relevant HS&E activities.
  • Monitor performance, prompt local action, and encourage the delivery of strategic objectives and targets.
  • Ensure that all incidents, accidents and other HS&E data and information is entered on relevant enterprise applications.  All information to be timely entered and accurate in accordance with agreed reporting procedures.
  • Provide feedback on service performance to the BU HS&E Director or lead and/or Operational Business Unit Lead.
  • Support or lead accident/Incident investigations as required.
  • Assist, support and help to maintain essential contract compliance documentation and ISO certification and co-ordinate compliance audits (undertaken by others) on nominated sites as per the agreed risk based audit plan to ensure compliance to regulatory and other requirements.


Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work - With approximately 20,000 asylum seekers and more than 5,000 properties you'll be delivering an essential service that touch people's lives.


A world of opportunity  - Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great people - We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.


What we offer


  • A competitive salary, pension (matched up to 6%), life insurance; 25 days' leave & bank holidays.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team; volunteer leave; continuous training and development opportunities.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family, such as Employee Assistance Programme, Thrive App, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals.
  • The chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion. 




About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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31/07/2024 01:13:00
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