Health and Safety Manager, Higher Executive Officer

Corporate Services
To Be Confirmed

The Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for the development, delivery and success of the occupational health and safety management programme. This user centric programme sets out to ensure the health safety and wellbeing of all court service staff and service users.

Regular travel to Courts Service venues nationally will be required. A blended work arrangement is anticipated, subject to satisfactory probation, between Courts service offices, headquarters, and home office.

Key activities include:

  • Managing the implementation of the health and safety plan across the business to ensure compliance with the Health, Safety and Welfare at Work act 2005
  • Implementing a governance and accountability framework to ensure all staff understand their role in working safely and healthily
  • Ensuring that the Courts Service is effectively managing health and safety risk
  • Effectively measuring health and safety system performance through KPIs, auditing and reviews

Essential Requirements for this role:


  • A primary degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or similar is preferred
  • Post graduate qualification in in Occupational Health and Safety is desirable
  • A member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is desirable


Demonstrated Experience

  • Experience in the implementation of the provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Minimum three years relevant occupational health and safety management experience
  • Experience managing or supported at a high-level, the implementation of a Health and Safety strategy
  • Has worked to support a culture change in relation to Health and Safety


Required Skills and Behaviours

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop good working relationships
  • A solution-orientation focus, with an ability to progress tasks on their own initiative and see them through to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Develops and maintains the skills and expertise required to perform in the role effectively

Please find full information booklet on the role attached below.

Applications by way of applying for the role online at with your CV and a one-page cover letter setting out how you meet the required skills and behaviours for the post.

This opportunity is closed to applications.