Health and Safety Coordinator

Our client, a leading customer communications company, is looking for a Health and Safety Coordinator to join their team in Sunderland.

Our client is looking for a Health and Safety Coordinator within a busy inbound centre and warehouse site. The role is to develop, maintain and manage the HSE system and procedure necessary to operate an integrated customer-focused organisation.

Main Duties:

  • Monitoring health and safety risks and hazards in the workplace
  • Advising employees on how to minimise or ultimately avoid risks and hazards in the workplace.
  • Ensuring the business is legally compliant with all health and safety legislation.
  • Working with and training all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace.
  • Being responsible for all safety inspections in the workplace (for example, monitoring noise levels in a warehouse)
  • Assisting with the creation and management of health and safety monitoring systems and policies in the workplace
  • Managing emergency procedures (such as fire alarm drills) and organising emergency teams such as fire marshals and first aiders
  • Maintain and implement the H&S and Environmental policies and procedures of the organisation.
  • Regular reviews of HSES management system procedures ensuring updates are monitored, trained, communicated, and introduced on time.
  • Collating information to formalise monthly HSES reports to drive continuous improvement across the organisation.
  • HSES Incident Management: Ensure any corrective action that has been identified are reported, completed, and verified in a timely manner.
  • Root Cause Analysis, RCA: Investigation into the root causes of Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental deficiencies through problem & process analysis and the identification of process improvements and preventive actions. Lead the facilitation, analysis, and investigation of HSES issues. Communications with clients or 3rd parties where required.
  • The preparation, documentation, and training of HSES procedures, instructions, and reports to support the Continuous improvement and compliance of the organisation.
  • Liaise with external parties, including customers, accreditation bodies, suppliers, etc. on matters that relate to HSES.
  • To ensure that the HSES internal audit schedules are planned in accordance with business risk and that these audits are conducted to the schedule.
  • In addition to these duties employees are required to carry out such duties as may reasonably be required.
  • You will be the local environmental champion for the site and continuously seek ways to reduce energy consumption.


  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 OHSAS1800, ISO14001, ISO 45001 within an operational environment.
  • NEBOSH or working towards
  • IOSH managing safely (Essential)
  • Core skills: Effective risk assessment, COSHH assessment, accident/incident investigation, implementation of pro-active problem-solving techniques using 8D and Lean methodology.
  • Solid understanding of HSES Regulations and requirements.
  • Knowledge of transactional business processes.
  • Knowledge of environmental policies

Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK and within a commutable distance to the site location.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Salary: £30,000

Contract: Permanent

Location: Sunderland

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