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Head of Safety

Job Title: Head of Safety
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BHO562
Job Published: October 15, 2019 12:05

Job Description

Here at Virgin Active, we pride ourselves on our innovations and vision to be the World’s Most Loved Health Club……  And we need you to get on board to deliver this!

Your job:

To always do your bit towards achieving our Vision of being The World’s Most Loved Exercise Brand; to live and role-model our Values of Insatiable Curiosity, Delightfully Surprising, Heartfelt Service, Red Hot, Smart Disruption and Straight Up; and to bring to life our People Promise of Be Yourself and Go Together, Work Hard and Dream Big.
Lead, coach and guide the UK Safety Team and ensure they are competent, well supported and provided with regular feedback. Their work activity should be executed well and prioritised appropriately according to the needs of the business
Maintain and continually review the safety management system in order to ensure there is ongoing compliance and adherence with legal and regulatory requirements
Ensure there is a process in place to Identify and manage hazards and risks to the business through the techniques of risk assessment, monitoring, audit, investigations or at any time a hazard or risk is presented.
Your commitment:
You will be based in our Barbican (Central London) Head Office. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, typical office hours.

What we can’t live without
Friendly & approachable, we’re looking for someone with experience & passion in Health and Safety to take this exciting challenge on.

To be successful as Head of Safety, you will have/be:

Membership of IOSH (minimum Graduate level) and demonstration of continuous
professional development or equivalent
Health and safety qualification at degree or NEBOSH national diploma level (or
equivalent)
Excellent knowledge of current health and safety legislation, best practice and
guidance
Excellent people management skills
The Perks:
In return for your expertise, we’ll support you in this new challenge with coaching & development every step of the way. You’ll have a dedicated Manager and a supportive wider team to really set you up for success.
Also, to reward your hard work you’ll get:

Complimentary VA health club membership for you & a buddy!
15% Bonus
Discount on loads of Virgin products & services
33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Birthday bonus day off (in addition to your annual leave)
Health & dental care