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Health and Safety Co-Ordinator

The postholder will be responsible for supporting the Health, Safety & Compliance Manager with administrative and support tasks, always ensuring the efficient and effective service delivery and welfare of staff.

As the Health and Safety Coordinator within the compliance team, your role is pivotal in ensuring the company’s adherence to pertinent laws, regulations, and industry benchmarks. Your main duties involve overseeing the Health and Safety inbox, compiling monthly incident and accident data, ensuring the well-being of Showsec, conducting comprehensive evaluations of internal processes, policies, and procedures regarding security, compliance, and health & safety.


You’ll pinpoint areas for enhancement, evaluate risks, and collaborate closely with different departments to implement corrective measures, thereby enhancing overall compliance and safety protocols.


Your efforts contribute significantly to upholding a secure environment for our clients, staff, and event attendees, while fostering a culture of safety and compliance across the organisation.

What you will be doing

  • Oversee the management of medical condition information for casual staff members, regularly reviewing Smartg8 data and providing guidance in line with HSE best practices. Flag any concerns to the H&S Manager for further action
  • Support the H&S Manager in handling Personal Injury and Vehicle claims, managing administrative tasks from receipt of initial letters to conclusion, including liaising with external legal contacts when necessary
  • Conduct accident investigations in collaboration with Operations Teams, escalating major incidents to the Health and Safety Manager
  • Aid in the development and review of Health and Safety Policies, SOP’s, and E-Learning Modules alongside the Health and Safety Manager
  • Perform comprehensive Health & Safety and compliance audits across venues, actively identifying areas for improvement and ensuring safety protocol adherence
  • Collaborate with Operations Teams to request and peer-test Showsec Risk Assessments under the guidance of the H&S Manager
  • Review all Head of Security (HoS) reports, recording incidents and accidents, and communicate concerns to Regional Operations Teams while requesting relevant documentation
  • Manage the compliance database, compiling monthly accident and incident statistics, and liaise with Operations Teams
  • Uphold strict compliance with company policies, procedures, and legal regulations relevant to the role
  • Maintain professionalism through effective oral and written communication, while prioritising confidentiality
  • Address internal and external communications promptly and effectively
  • Foster strong working relationships with area operations teams and stakeholders to enhance collaboration and efficiency
  • Fulfil any additional duties as required, demonstrating a proactive and flexible approach

What Showsec can offer you

  • Salary of £30,620.00 per annum
  • 37.5 hour working week
  • 24 days holiday + 8 days public holiday
  • Non-contractual bonus*
  • Additional “holiday payment” equivalent to 2% of annual salary*
  • Royal London pension scheme with excellent employer contribution
  • BUPA medical plan (optional)*
  • A range of valuable medical and practical support services through Help@hand
  • Company laptop
  • *Upon successful completion of probationary period

What we need from you

  • Essential
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • A reasonable understanding and knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation, Regulations and ACOP’s
  • Good computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, PowerPoint
  • Good knowledge of H&S Processes, Procedures and Policies
  • Good understanding of individual risk assessments; New Expectant mothers, Reasonable adjustments, and PEEP’s
  • Good understanding of risk assessment processes
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner at all levels of the business
  • Demonstrates the ability to produce high-quality written communication which is accurate and grammatically correct
  • Able to clearly convey key information and messages to internal colleagues
  • Able to coach staff to understand health and safety processes, policies and the application of policies
  • Supports the team and offers flexibility to meet the needs of the function
  • Takes personal responsibility for maintaining high standards and elevating the credibility of the function
  • Demonstrates good verbal communication skills
  • Can demonstrate contribution ideas for continuous improvement
  • Good knowledge and ability to perform Health & Safety / compliance audits
  • Willingness to travel
  • Desirable
  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • Fire Risk Assessor qualification
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Environmental Qualification
  • Knowledge of ISO9001
  • ISO9001 Internal Auditor or similar qualification
  • Knowledge of and internal systems like SharePoint and SmartG8
  • UK driving licence

Vacancy Details

  • SALARY: £30,620.00 per annum
  • LOCATION: Manchester
  • CLOSING: 31 Jul 2024 12:00 AM
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Showsec is an equal opportunities employer committed to creating and celebrating an inclusive environment.

Successful candidates will be subject to document checks and screening in line with BS7858 standards.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found- so apply early. We will only be able to respond to applicants shortlisted for an interview. Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. No agencies, please.


We are only able to accept applicants who are eligible to work in the UK.

Unfortunately, we are unable to proceed with your application.

SIA Licensed Roles require applicants to be 18 or over to hold an SIA licence. Due to the restriction of working hours and shift times our clients require our services, and the legislation in place to protect young workers, we are unable to consider applicants under the age of 18 years for non-SIA licensed roles.