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Health & Safety and Emergency Planning Officer

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
£37,336 - £40,221
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Health & Safety and Emergency Planning Officer

Environmental Health and Licensing
Post Ref

37 Hours per week

Full Time– permanent

Grade G - £37,336 - £40,221

Stratford-on-Avon District Council has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to come and work as a Health and Safety and Emergency Planning Officer.

The selected candidate will be responsible for internal Health and Safety in the Council’s buildings as well as being jointly responsible for planning responses to major incidents such as adverse weather. The work will be interesting, diverse, stimulating and rewarding, as you will be expected to undertake specific health and safety projects and civil contingency issues that fall within the council’s remit.

The post holder will be responsible for maintaining and updating all internal health and safety documentation and leading on internal accident and incident notifications, as well as assisting managers to develop their departmental risk assessments. The post holder will also focus on the delivery of specific training and exercise needs of the authority, whilst reviewing existing working practices and guidance.

The key qualification for this post is a recognised diploma in health and safety with at least 5 years’ experience. It would be desirable for the post holder to have some knowledge of emergency planning and a knowledge of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Paul Reid, Environmental Health and Licensing Manager on 01789 267575 or email

The Council has embraced hybrid working with the post holder expected to spend a minimum of 40% of their hours in our office, located in Stratford-on-Avon with the option to work the remainder from home.

Applications will close on Monday 22 April 2024 at midnight.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 29 April 2024.

To apply please visit our website: or email

In addition to an open and friendly environment you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 25 days’ annual leave, hybrid working, flexi time scheme, Health Cash Plan Scheme and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The Council is committed to equality of opportunity and aims to create a welcoming, inclusive workplace where we are all able to bring our whole selves to work and perform at our best.




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