Job descriptionLongleat is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Health and Safety Officer to join our team and help us continue our tradition of hiring engaged, productive employees. With a core business of around 1 million guests every year, we are passionate about providing immersive experiences that bring family and friends together to create memories that will last a lifetime. In this unique work environment, you will be surrounded by historic landscapes and listed buildings, and even have the opportunity to visit Koalas during your lunch break. We have also recently added exclusive luxury rural retreats to our offerings, giving guests the chance to enhance their visit with us. Our Health and Safety department ensures that the Longleat attraction, estate and Cheddar Gorge & Caves, remains a safe environment for our guests, employees, and visitors. You will play a key role in ensuring a positive health & safety culture is maintained and minimise the risk of incidents occurring. What will this role entail? Reporting to the Health, Safety and Compliance Manager, you’ll will be responsible for facilitating and promoting compliance with occupational health & safety legislative requirements and company policy and procedures. The role presents a wide and fascinating range of work activities and H&S topics to become involved with. It provides a mix of on site and office-based work with both employee and guest focus. Key duties will include: Respond to queries and support managers and staff across the business to understand legislative requirements and practical ways of implementing such. Carry out and document central risk assessments and equipment inspections and progress any recommendations that arise. Assist departments with the creation and review of their risk assessments and equipment inspections. Log incident reports on the central database and review them for any further required actions, supporting with investigations where required. Provide internal H&S training to managers and staff and co-ordinate external training. What will I need to be considered for this vacancy? NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, or equivalent 2 years of experience as a Safety Officer or similar role Good knowledge of core H&S legislation Full driving licence Experience of conducting site inspections and incident investigation Experience of writing and reviewing risk assessments What will I receive in return? As a Health and Safety officer you will receive a salary of between £26,000 - £30,000 per annum in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include; 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, rising to 31 days at 5 years’ service. Unlimited free entry to Longleat for our employees Complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, 18 per annum pro rata 50% off Annual passes for Friends and Family Discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise 20% off VIP Experiences, 10% off Accommodation Discretionary bonus scheme Employee Assistant Programme Employer contributory pension scheme Life assurance scheme Perks at work This is a permanent 40 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7, including weekends, evening and bank holidays as required. The earliest start time is 8am, and the latest finish time is 8pm, varying in accordance with opening times. If you are interested in this exciting new role, please apply online. Interview will take place week commencing 28th August.
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