Corporate Health & Safety Manager

Chichester, West Sussex
(Grade F) - £32,029 to £35,934 plus Essential Car Users Allowance £1,239 per annum
08 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Corporate Health & Safety Manager

Chichester District Council is looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic, motivated and well organised, experienced health and safety professional to manage the Corporate Health & Safety team.  The Corporate Health and Safety Manager is responsible for managing a small team that provides competent health and safety advice and support to people at all levels within the organisation. 

The role is expected to have a ‘hands-on’ approach to all aspects of the role as well as the management responsibilities, providing a full range of comprehensive health and safety support and technical advice to staff at all levels and members within the Council.  Therefore, the post holder will need to have a sound knowledge of health and safety principles, legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance. 

You will be expected to forge excellent working relationships with staff throughout the organisation to maintain health, safety and welfare standards within the Council. 

The post holder will need to be able to manage their workload, using their own initiative and on very rare occasions working outside office hours.  

The successful candidate will also have:

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and be a Chartered Practitioner with the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Excellent management and people skills
  • The ability to deliver health and safety training
  • The ability to undertake accident investigations
  • Experience in carrying out audits and inspections
  • Effective written communication and influencing skills and a high degree of professional credibility
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Confidence in the use of spreadsheets, outlook and PowerPoint

If you would like to informally discuss any aspect of this exciting opportunity please don’t hesitate to contact Helen Belenger, Divisional Manager for Finance on 01243 521045 or via email at

If you would like the opportunity to work for an excellent, forward thinking Local Authority, located in a wonderful part of the South Coast of England with an excellent health and safety culture, and are keen to assist in maintaining the excellent current standard please contact the Human Resources  (HR) team on 01243 534526 or email

In order to apply for this role please apply direct through our website We will not accept cv’s.