Health and Safety Assurance Business Partner

Home Group

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £42,500

Closing Date: 28.06.2022

Health and Safety Assurance Business Partner 

Hybrid working from home and one of our regional offices based in,  Newcastle upon Tyne, Leeds or London

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Salary £42,500 to £44,500 pa, depending on experience, plus Brilliant Benefits

Keeping our business safe and compliant. That’s when it hits home

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health and Safety Assurance Business Partner to join Home Group. You will have responsibility to ensure a focused and consistent approach to Home Group’s key legislative risks are controlled.

The role will audit and investigate both contractors and Home Group property statutory obligations and act as the business property statutory compliance competent expert.  

Be yourself at Home 

Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We’re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work!

Do let us know if you’d like us to make any adjustments to support you in your application or day to day on the job!

About you

You’ll have experience of assisting in developing and implementing Statutory Compliance processes in a complex environment and experience of liaising with enforcement authorities, regulators and professional trade bodies in both a proactive and reactive capacity.

Detailed knowledge of current property statutory practice and knowledge/ awareness of changing legislation.

A relevant Gas or electrical auditing qualification including ISO and Health & Safety qualifications, minimum of NEBOSH (ideally Diploma or equivalent) General or Construction certificate is needed for the role.

You’ll have a proven ability to develop the strong relationships required to implement a challenging system.

Excellent presentation, communication and influencing skills are needed with the ability to work independently and effectively managing your own diary and workload.

Ability to engage, integrate and work collaboratively with other colleagues in the Health and Safety team and the wider business.

Travel will be included within this role therefore a current driving licence with business insurance is essential.

Where you’ll work

You’ll work across all parts of England and Scotland, based near one of our main Regional Offices in Newcastle, Leeds or London would be beneficial, although you will have the flexibility of working either from home or in one of our local offices and we’ll give you the technology and kit to make that easy.

The great news is that you’ll have the chance to shape your own diary, however you will likely spend around 3 days or so per week on the road and working from home the rest of the time.   

Working hours

It’s the team’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours! 

About our team

You’ll be working alongside our fabulous team who are super passionate about people and putting safety at the forefront of everything we do for our customers and colleagues. To us were not just a team we’re a ‘work family’.

Our manager is Irusha, who enjoys playing cricket. There are 11 of us in the team and we don’t just love to support our customers, we’re there for each other too! 

What makes us 5th in the UK’s “Best Super Large Places to Work”, 4th for “Best Super Large organisations for Women”, 9th for “Best Super Large organisations for Wellbeing”, 40th in Stonewall’s Top 100 employers and hold Investors in People Platinum Standard....? It’s our brilliant people and culture!

Want to know more?

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Applying for this job 

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