Health & Safety Coordinator

17 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About us

We're a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We're set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.

We're always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it's this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The role

We are recruiting for a Health & Safety Coordinator to join our dynamic Health & Safety team based at our Support Centre in Watford.

The successful candidate will be joining a friendly team of eight, working alongside one other Coordinator responsible for providing first line support to the department.

In this role you will play a crucial part within the function, providing essential support to the operation and Medivet colleagues out in the field.

Previous H&S experience or IOSH would be an advantage but not essential.

Key accountabilities
  • Manage the H&S inbox, answering and distributing queries accordingly
  • Act as the first line of support to the departments stakeholders via phone, email and our system, Fresh Service
  • Monitor H&S appointed movers, starters and leavers, ensuring replacements are identified and suitably trained
  • Manage and maintain internal software systems
  • Support and assist the Regional Health & Fire Safety Practitioners with the completion of new acquisition workflow and various H&S tasks including risk assessments and personal evacuation plans
  • Ensure maintenance actions from reports are uploaded onto system, supporting the practices ensuring tasks are completed sufficiently within the set timeframes
  • Actively monitor H&S compliance performance across the organisation including controlled drugs codes, fire alarm test, emergency lighting test, audit actions, new expect mother risk assessments, DSE assessments etc.
  • Ensure employee health surveillance monitoring is undertaken across the organisation and results are monitored and investigated where necessary
  • Ensure completion of all online/external training courses and inductions within the set timeframes, ensuring full and accurate records are maintained
  • Manage pre-employment health checks and risk assessments
  • Conduct and or monitor H&S compliance duties for the Support Centre South & North.
  • Manage the accident and incident software system, answering and distributing queries accordingly and supporting the department with investigations
  • Preparation of agendas, minute taking and distribution and monitoring of specific tasks
  • Maintain department intranet pages, ensuring information is relevant, up-to-date and user friendly
  • Ensure the relevant practice documentation is updated

Skills and experience

  • Experienced administrator
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Pro-active and rational attitude, assessing and applying remedial actions
  • Results focussed with the ability to work within agreed deadlines
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong team player with a persona to motivate and support other team members
  • Up-beat, friendly nature with a 'can do' attitude
  • Highly organised



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