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Interim Deputy Head of Health and Safety

Closing date
12 Mar 2024

Job Details

Finegreen are currently supporting a University Health Board in the appointment of an Interim Health and Safety professional to provide specialist advice and guidance in respect of the development of Health & Safety arrangements at both a strategic and operational level.

This is a remote / home based interim post.

Job Purpose:

In partnership with the Head of Health, Safety and Security the post holder will monitor the organisations compliance with the requirements of relevant Health & Safety related legislation, Assembly policy and guidance specifically related to the management of Health & Safety.

The Deputy Head of Health & Safety will support the development, implementation and management of all relevant Policies, Procedures, Protocols and Guidelines in relation to the management of Health & Safety.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the Health and Safety function through the provision of expert and specialist advice on Health and Safety at an operational level. Interpret national guidance and legislation to make it pertinent and understandable at all operational levels, through a comprehensive training and development programme;
  • Provide effective line management and development to the Health and Safety team including the Health and Safety Managers and Advisors;
  • Provide leadership, a focus for and to promote Health and Safety Management issues;
  • Undertake research using comprehensive/ complex research tools to minimise the risk of poor safety performance management;
  • Liaise with the Health and Safety Executive and other enforcement agencies, Assembly Government representation, as necessary;
  • Provide support in the development of a fully comprehensive risk assessment process, including Health and Safety.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Post Grad diploma / BSc / NEBOSH diploma;
  • Extensive experience of developing and delivering health and safety / non clinical risk training;
  • Experience of working in a health and safety / non clinical risk management role in an acute healthcare environment or equivalent complex organisation;
  • The ability to speak Welsh is desirable, however, not essential.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 2419674 or send your to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

Over the last 17 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


Company info
0345 130 4006
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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