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Housing Training & Safety Coordinator

Location: Beaumont Leys Training Centre

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £25481 - £27741

Total salary package*: £37827

Job reference: 2763

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: 18th May 2021

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About the job

This is an exciting opportunity for a health and safety professional to join our Housing team as a Housing Training and Safety Coordinator.

You’ll be responsible for planning and coordinating training and development of operational staff to ensure we are compliant with the health and safety legislation and service needs. You’ll maintain the health and safety management systems, implementing measures to monitor and improve safety performance and reduce risk to staff and members of the public.

We support agile and flexible working, currently you’ll be working from home, and working from the CTCE or other buildings to deliver training to suit the business needs.

Your role

You’ll be part of a small team, who successfully organise and plan health and safety training for the housing department. You’ll organise sufficient resources and deliver training such as “took box talks” to operatives and staff on routine safety issues and safe working procedures, In addition you’ll find external training providers to organise the delivery of training such as  asbestos awareness, manual handling, fire safety training, etc.

Your day to day duties will include organising and planning the health and safety training schedule for the housing department. Organising sufficient resources an overseeing the delivery of training and other events. You’ll keep and maintain accurate records of employees and dates of completed training.

You’ll work with the Organisational Development Team to ensure the HR Systems are updated to show accurate training records. Part of your role will be to use management information to write reports and attend the Housing health and safety meetings, and the CTCE bimonthly meetings to update Housing Team Leaders, and Managers around current legislation and developments .

What you'll need

As a Housing Training Coordinator, you will have knowledge of the Health and Safety legislation and applicability to manual and construction operations. You’ll need substantial and relevant experience of working in an operational environment in a construction discipline. To successfully fulfil this role within a culturally diverse forward-thinking organisation, high levels of communication, technological and interpersonal skills are essential. You should have confidence and proven skills to deliver training and support at a variety of levels.

Using your IT skills, in particular excel, you’ll input and manipulate data to provide management information to produce reports. 

Additional information

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact:

Interview Date: w/c 10th May 2021

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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