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 Dimensions are looking for a Health and Safety manager to join our team, working mainly in the South of England.  There are options of being office based in London or Theale, or being a Home Worker.

This role is a fixed term contract, up to 18 months and will work as a job share for 3 days per week (22.5 hours).
As part of the Quality and Regulation department, this role will provide Health and Safety leadership for the organisation.

You will need to be based in the South of England and there are options of being office based in London or Theale, or being a Home Worker

About the role

In this role, you will ensure that Health and Safety management systems are robust and effective.   Your main duties will include:

  • Advise on all Health and Safety related strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Manage a team of Health and Safety Advisers and an Insurance Administrator
  • Coordinate regular national Health and Safety representative’s meetings
  • Provide H&S management reports as required
  • Oversee and advise on day to day insurance issues

About you
The successful applicant will have:

  • In-depth Health and Safety management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the social care sector
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety at work requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines
  • Experience of working to targets

The rewards

  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Staff discount shopping scheme ‘Rewarding Dimensions’
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Qualification scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme ‘Inspiring People’
  • Discounted health and dental cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
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See the JOB DESCRIPTION and person specification which will provide you with lots of information on the role and Dimensions. To apply or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call  Steve McConnell on 07979646132   email steve.mcconnell@dimensions-uk.og
It couldn’t be simpler.

  • Dimensions are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support
  • Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their identity and eligibility to work in the UK
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy – Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Job centre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
Closing Date 1st February 2018
Interviews 16th February 2018

Health and Safety Adviser Somerset

Job title:  Health and Safety Adviser Home-based Somerset

Accountable to:  Head of Health and Safety

Job Description

Purpose of the role

To ensure the continuous improvement of all levels of health and safety within the Dimensions services and offices, through carrying out inspecting, Fire risk assessments, Investigations RIDDOR incidents, Insurance claims and advising managers within the Company.

The closing date is the 25th of October 2017.

Job title Health & Safety Adviser for Discovery part of the Dimensions group

Interviews will be held  in Somerset on the 26/27th of October 2017.

Salary £30,000 + car allowance

Contact  Steve McConnell
Head of Health, Safety


Health and Safety Manager Abbeyfield.

Salary c£50,000

Based in one of our regional offices either in Garforth near Leeds, Wellington Somerset or St Albans (but with significant national travel), we are looking to recruit an experienced and suitably qualified Health and Safety Manager to help our care and housing charity maintain our high standards.

The Health and Safety Manager will be required to take the lead on all corporate health and safety issues (including fire safety) and ensure full compliance across the organisation with a focus on Housing and Care

You will be supported in your role by a Health and Safety Administrator and you will work closely with the Senior Management Team on all matters.

The key skills, experience and qualifications the Health and Safety Manager is required to have:

  • Substantial experience of working in a Care environment
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent qualification
  • CMIOSH status ( or working towards it)
  • The confidence and ambition to drive health and safety forward and the ability to influence others to do the same
  • Experienced in interpreting, understanding and implementing health and safety and fire safety legislation
  • Engaging and communicative and able to liaise at all levels in the organisation
  • The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • The ability to write relevant Corporate Health and Safety Policies and Procedures in a large organisation
  • Experience of dealing with Fire Safety, Asbestos and Water Safety.

Please state notice period when applying for this role.

To apply send your CV and supporting statement of no more than 2 pages of A4 showing how your experience will help to deliver the main duties of the role to


Two Health and Safety Managers

Scotland and Southern England

who will support operational colleagues and existing Lifeways services.
The successful post holder will report to the Head of Health and Safety.
We want the successful person to support the acquisitions team as well as our managers in the application of all aspects of health, safety and fire risk management.

As a member of IOSH (Tech SP) you will hold a minimum of the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety and ideally have experience of conducting fire risk assessments and working in a fast paced environment.

Experience of working in a health and safety role within the social care sector is also desirable.There will be the need to develop and deliver training as and when required.
Please be aware that this role will involve travel and overnight stays.  £38,500 P.A. The job description is available upon request.

Who to contact:  Head of Health and Safety Gareth Roberts   0151 708 2940


Experienced Care Consultant/Trainer available for contract work from July 2016

I am a highly qualified consultant/trainer with over 20 years of consultancy and training experience in health, safety & hygiene management at all levels, from “hands-on worker level” to Boardroom. I have worked with hundreds of different UK companies on a wide variety of subjects from strategic planning to HSE, and BS standards, using a high level of business acumen and a good understanding of ‘reasonable practical compliance’.

Highly experienced in:

  • Managing key risks in the care sector e.g.  Residential Care, Supported Housing etc
  • Health Safety & Food Hygiene training on most key subjects (CIEH, IOSH, NEBOSH)
  • Hands on problem solving with operational managers dealing with on -site risks
  • All aspects of Safety Consultancy & Project Management
  • Writing Risk & Safety Management Corporate Strategies
  • Practical management of Fire , Asbestos, Legionella, CDM projects & Food Hygiene

Currently working as a Safety Consultant for a well known UK Care organisation, based at their HQ, reporting to the CEO, undertaking GAP plans, training and project management, due to   finish the contract in early-mid June.

Excellent references available from numerous clients.
Please see attached profile for further information and personal contact details.


Lifeways Inclusive Lifestyles have a vacancy for: Registered Manager / Senior Service Manager in Wrexham £28,000.

The ideal candidate will have access to a vehicle and willing to travel to the services we support in Wrexham. The services we provide support are within the Learning Disability and Mental Health sectors and experience in managing is essential. The desired qualifications are Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services or Level 4 NVQ (QCF) Award. The position will also be subject to successful CCSIW registration.

As Registered Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of excellent operational services within a defined locality. You will manage a rota coordinator, a team of Team Leaders and be support by an Area Manager and Regional Director.

The person appointed will ensure that excellent services are delivered across the area and are specific to the needs and requirements of each person who uses the service. You will ensure high standards of professional practice, whilst achieving compliance with CCSIW standards. You will provide specific clinical advice and support when necessary in relation to such requirements of persons using the service. You must be flexible and participate in a 24 hour on-call rotational system.


Please contact : Lindsay Rodgers, Recruitment Consultant North West on 07809553405 or