Health and Safety Specialist

10 Mar 2021
10 Apr 2021
Full Time

Our client based in Hertfordshire is recruiting for a Health and Safety Specialist to co-ordinate the implementation of Health and Safety guidance and Infection Control to ensure that elections and counts take place in a COVID-secure manner.





  1. Collaborate with Infection Prevention and Control professionals to interpret all relevant guidance, and consider the implications on health and safety of all staff, volunteers and citizens involved in elections and counts Use a range of resources to implement relevant guidance for the Returning Officer, Election Manager and election staff to ensure the effective operation of a COVID-secure election site Contribute to the development of strategies and plans, including site specific plans Review and provide feedback on any plans and guidelines already produced within the borough. Interpret and implement guidance on the types of PPE, cleaning equipment and regimes, screens, waste disposal and other resources necessary. Advise on, develop and, where necessary, deliver training to Returning Officer, Election Managers and election staff, on Health and Safety and Infection Control Matters. Provide a Single Point of Contact for queries relating to the operation of COVID secure election sites and counts. Work with colleagues to provide in-person support through visits to election sites and counts before and during election days.




  1. Qualification and experience in health and safety essential, infection prevention and control desirable. 4 days per week, 7.5 hours per day Longer hours and out-of-hours required in the lead up to and during election day Ability to travel in a COVID-secure way to multiple sites


For an informal discussion contact Ricky Sharpe 020 8125 4321 or email

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