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Fit Testing Co-Ordinator

Job description

Job: Fit Testing Co-ordinator / Health & Safety Advisor


Type: Temporary

Location: Belfast

Salary: £17.24 per hour

Hours of work: 37.5 Hours Per Week (Monday- Friday).

Job Description / Personnel Specification

The purpose of the Fit Testing Co-ordinator will be to plan, manage, develop, and monitor the operational delivery of Face Fit testing across the Trust, ensuring that all testing is delivered to meet service need and is compliant with the Health & Safety Executive for legislation / guidance. The coordinator will review service provision with a view to developing, implementing, and establishing a sustainable service model.

In addition, as a member of the Trust’s Risk Management Team, the post holder will be responsible for the provision of specialist knowledge, advice, and guidance on health & safety matters within the Trust. He/she will support the Risk Manager, with the provision of this service on an organisational basis.




·         Provide information, advice, and support to trust Directors, managers and staff on matters relating to the management of occupational safety and health in line with current health and safety legislation, Trust policies and procedures and other approved guidance.

·         Provide information, advice, and support in specific areas of occupational safety and health including office safety, food safety and hygiene and control of substances hazardous to health.

·         Participate in the development, communication, implementation and review of Trust policies, procedures and other guidance relating to occupational safety and health.

·         Facilitate organisational change by developing effective, pro-active and positive working relationships with managers, staff, safety representatives and representatives of the statutory authorities which will promote occupational safety and health.

·         Develop and deliver occupational safety and health training programmes.


·         Assist in the development, completion and maintenance of a Trust-wide occupational safety and health auditing system, including co-ordination of, and participation in inspections, analysis of incidents and claims.







Essential Criteria:


A degree and a recognised professional occupational health and safety qualification at Diploma level or above.




A recognised professional health and safety qualification at Diploma level or above and a minimum of 3 years’ experience of health and safety, working as a health and safety manager / advisor.



Working towards or achieved Membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).




Experience of developing, implementing and maintaining administrative systems in support of service delivery.




Experience in developing and effectively managing services/resources across multiple sites.