Assistant Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager

Location: Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Closing Date: 05 December 2021

Salary: £38,890 - £40,876 per annum

Specific Hours: 37 hours per week

Assistant Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager

Are you passionate about supporting employee wellbeing? An experienced manager? A great communicator?


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team to support the Unit Manager in the delivery of a comprehensive occupational health, safety & wellbeing support service.


You will lead on wellbeing for the service and the implementation of a Wellbeing Strategy. With the assistance of the team, you will be responsible for delivering competent advice and support services, on a range of health & safety, occupational health, wellbeing and fitness related matters.


You will have experience in managing teams and projects, along with a variety of wellbeing strands, including occupational health and health & safety.


Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives.


We offer flexible working arrangements. Whilst based predominantly at Fire Service Headquarters, the post also benefits from hybrid working.


The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and the possession of current valid driving licence.


We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37-hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym. Job share applicants welcome.


We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.


If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!

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For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mark Dixon, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing Manager on 07786 064187. We hope to confirm whether you have been selected for interview by Thursday 8 December, with interviews planned for Thursday 16 December [although this may be subject to change.]

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All correspondence will usually be sent to your email account registered with the online recruitment system rather than by letter. Please check your email account regularly.

If after reading all of this information, you are interested in applying, please read the documents listed above for more details and click on 'Apply' for the application form.

Please note we do not accept CVs. If you are viewing this vacancy on ‘jobsindeed’ or other external platform, the only way to apply for this vacancy is to visit and complete the application form via our online Access vacancy system.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value and celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome candidates from communities that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants and applicants with disabilities. We can offer support and adjustments for candidates and staff who experience barriers to work that result from health conditions or Specific Learning Differences, such as dyslexia.

WYFRS is a ‘Real Living Wage’ employer and have been rated ‘good’ by HMICFRS in all areas of our service.

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