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Health & Safety Assistant


Location: Flexible

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm

Salary: £26,400 per annum

About us

We’re an award-winning, market-leading 3PL specialising in high-quality order fulfilment and delivery services. ILG customers are premium brands, many in the beauty, fashion and wellbeing sectors. Our mission is to help them succeed. ILG is a people business – we invest in training and development, recognising and rewarding our people’s achievements and creating opportunities for them to progress within our business. So, if you want to develop an exciting career, learn from a friendly team and realise your full potential in a fast-growing company, this is the role for you.

The role

Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager this role supports the Health & Safety team in the management of ILGs Health & Safety Management System across the business. You will actively promote a positive H&S culture within the business and provide full administration support of policies, procedures, risk assessments and reporting. Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of the Accident and Incident Log
  • Working closely with the Learning & Development team to book training courses and maintaining training records
  • Supporting the provision of first aid and fire protection media and equipment
  • Specific site checks and inspections as and when required
  • Assisting in the introduction of a H&S software platform
  • Supporting the H&S committee

This role will start off as a H&S Assistant with the view to developing to a H&S Advisor in the future.

What we are looking for

  • Candidates who hold (or are working towards) a recognised H&S qualification such as IOSH Managing Safety (desirable)
  • Ability to deal with emergency situations and to think in a logical manner under pressure
  • Previous experience of working in a high-paced environment
  • A methodical approach and ability to prioritise workload
  • Administration skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of working to a budget (desirable)
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel & Word

This position is based at our Northampton site. You will be primarily cover our Northampton operations and must be able to travel to all our sites (Crawley, Horley, Burgess Hill and East Grinstead) independently and spend some time working away from home as and when required, therefore own transport is essential.

Please be aware we will be considering applications as we receive them and arranging interviews accordingly. Depending on the volume of applications we receive we may close this advert ahead of the advertised closing date.

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The Benefits:

  • Discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Pension, Life Assurance, Healthshield Cash Plan and Discount Perks
  • 22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing to 25 days after 2 complete holiday years, with the option to buy/sell holiday
  • Birthday leave
  • Free on-site parking, with electric car charging at certain locations
  • Range of employee awards
  • Regular social events
  • Employee assistance programme to promote mental health wellbeing
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay