Health & Wellbeing Manager / Occupational Hygienist

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Maidenhead (Any UK site)
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 9th March 2020
Salary to be Advertised
From £48,060 plus car / allowance, bonus and benefits
Summary of vacancy

Do you have a background as an Occupational Hygienist, with knowledge of bioaerosols, ideally with waste / recycling experience? Would you like to bring your expertise to SUEZ, a company whose vision is a society with no more waste, where we will invest in a structured development to expand your specialist knowledge?

With innovation and new technology, we can create a greener future. But we can’t do it alone – which is why we need your help. Be part of a team that’s building new solutions for our planet.

About the role

What will I be doing as a Health & Wellbeing Manager?

This is a role with the primary responsibility for you to design, implement and manage a programme to address and control bioaerosol risks within our organisation. You will ensure an approach of continuous improvement, with full compliance of current Health and Safety legislation and industry best practice (ISO Standards), monitoring and maintaining performance against the overall strategy.

Some specific duties you will undertake:

  • Design, implement and manage a programme of occupational monitoring to workplace risks around chemical, physical, ergonomic, biological or psychosocial aspects.
  • Work with Industry leaders and organisations such as WISH, ESA, HSL, HSE to support the occupational monitoring programme deployed across SUEZ UK basing it on guidance and standards in order to ensure compliance with legislation.
  • Undertake surveys and evaluate risks to health in the workplace, accurately measuring and sampling levels of exposure, using specialist equipment.
  • Consider all options of control such as ventilation, containment, personal protective equipment (hierarchy of controls) to find cost effective solutions to problems.
  • Manage the Occupational Health Surveillance programme ensuring our supplier providing services remains compliant against the schedule.
  • Communicate and liaise with our providers of surveillance and referral services to ensure continued focus with the contractual service level agreement implemented.
  • Lead the Wellbeing strategy in collaboration with the HR support services designed by our employees for our employees.
  • Ensure continuity, engagement and promotion of the Safety in Mind programme which is embedded across the organisation.

We’ll look to you to provide expert advice and input when SUEZ are liaising with regulatory bodies around health risks and well as to develop learning and development programmes around health issues, such as asbestos and COSHH awareness.

What are the requirements?

Given the specialist knowledge required for this role you will need a demonstrable and current understanding of Health and Safety legislation, policies and processes, gained working in an occupational hygienist based or related role, implementing programmes of health risks.

Relevant skills and experience include:

  • Biomedical sciences, engineering or similar qualification
  • Membership of BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society)
  • Understanding of Bioaerosol risks facing the Waste sector
  • NEBOSH Health & Wellbeing (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of the H&S legislative framework

What is also essential is the willingness to develop your skillset, managerial and / or subject matter, as SUEZ will invest in a structured development plan enabling you to progress within the organisation.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*


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