McGregor Boyall are delighted to be working with an innovative Housing Association based in Worcestershire who are looking for a Compliance & Health and Safety Manager.The specific role is a new one for the organisation and will be a chance for the individual to make a real difference for organsisation awareness and standards into 2020.
Location: Worcestershire with travel to other sites
Purpose of role
To be responsible for compliance and health and safety management across the organisation, ensuring full compliance with all statutory regulations, Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP), official guidance standards and best practice.
To ensure that compliance, health and safety policies and Group Practices are updated, implemented and adhered to in line with current legislation and group policy. Annually review procedures and guidance in line with legislation, industry best practice and group policy.
To be responsible for managing all landlord compliance in relation to the following programmes. Ensuring that all records and assessment are accurate and comprehensive and that contractors and the Asset Manager are advised of all actions required to ensure ongoing compliance:
Fixed wiring electrical testing and portable appliance testing (Domestic and Communal)
Legionella and water hygiene testing and risk assessment
Communal Asbestos (Domestic and Communal)
Dry risers and fire equipment
Fire safety risk assessments
Lightning protection systems
Any other compliance areas
To ensure a robust risk management approach so that performance is accurately monitored and reported. Working with the Risk and Compliance team to manage and maintain compliance related risks within the Group’s risk register and preparing and monitor a compliance risk register.
Lead on the development of the compliance schedule for corporate and housing assets.
To supply monthly compliance reports, figures and narrative to the Housing Director and other key departments including Business Improvement and Risk and Compliance, covering relevant areas of compliance performance, processes, procedures and statutory compliance responsibilities to allow for monitoring and group reporting.
Health and Safety
Provide appropriate and up to date advice to Managers and Directors on all matters in respect of the obligations placed on employers in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act and associated legislation.
Provide advice to the Development team to ensure health and safety at development sites is
undertaken effectively. Ensure CDM regulations are adhered to by audits of files as required.
Advise on health and safety affecting the workforce and attend Health and Safety Committee.
Keep up to date on current trends in health and safety and compliance best practice and legislation and provide necessary information and advice to employees, contractors and stakeholders on ensuring health and safety and compliance is effectively managed to current standards and taking action dependant on the nature of any failure to meet a specific standard.
Ensure regular health and safety inspections and audits at offices, schemes and general communal areas are carried out.
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.