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DSO Compliance Officer (Health and Safety)

Richmond and Wandsworth Council
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Health & Safety Officer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

DSO Compliance Officer (Health and Safety & Human Resources)

Salary:  £41,043

Permanent, Full Time (40 hours)

Immediate Start Available 

Do you have the keen eye for detail which is crucial for a health and safety professional? Do you possess the determination, tenacity, and initiative to drive progress and achieve results?

Join our Direct Services Organisation (DSO) and play a pivotal role in maintaining the highest standards of health and safety. You will ensure our operations and facilities not only meet compliance requirements but exceed them and are continuously improving. With the support of the central HR team, you will drive forward HR activity within the DSO, ensuring it is completed on time and to the highest standards.

About the role:


The DSO Compliance Officer role is a busy and varied role in which you will work as part of a team delivering vital work for residents throughout the borough. Your role will be to ensure that this is done in compliance with all relevant regulations and standards, maintaining the highest levels of integrity and professionalism and driving continuous improvement. A proactive approach is essential, as is the ability to push things forward and ‘get things done’. Your ability to identify inefficiencies, propose optimisations, and implement solutions will be key to success in this role.


This position demands clear communication skills, as you will be responsible for presenting information and conducting training sessions. You will be working with people in a wide variety of roles so you will need to be able to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to adapt their communication style to suit different audiences, ensuring clarity and understanding across all interactions. Strong interpersonal skills are essential for collaborating effectively within diverse teams and forging strong partnerships.

Experience: Our ideal candidate brings a wealth of experience to the table, having thrived in roles that mirror the responsibilities of this position. Your CV should highlight instances where you have skilfully applied the necessary skills and abilities to achieve success.

Knowledge: We expect you to have a thorough understanding of the Health & Safety At Work Act alongside Construction Design and Management regulations.

Workload Management: This role requires managing compliance and enhancing performance across a number of areas. We're looking for someone with a record of successfully managing competing priorities and thriving in a busy work environment.


Closing Date:  16th June 2024

Shortlisting Date:  17th June 2024

Interview Date: Week Commencing 18th June 2024 


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 


We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. 


We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.


For a full job and person specification, please see our careers website.


*Please note this job advert may be closed early once we receive applications from a sufficient number of qualified candidates.


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Dormay Street
SW18 1EY
United Kingdom

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