Health and Safety Manager – Regional

Location: Leeds / Gateshead

Health and Safety Manager – Regional

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Ideally located in Leeds or Gateshead

Benefits include: Company car, Competitive salary, SAYE, Free Life Assurance, EAP, Pension

Johnsons Service Group provides textile rental and related services across a range of sectors throughout the UK.  We are the leading supplier of work wear and protective wear in the UK, offering these services through our “Johnsons Workwear” brand.  We also provide premium linen services for the hotel, catering and hospitality markets, and high-volume hotel linen services, through a number of different brands which include “Johnsons Hotel Linen”, “Johnsons Hotel, Restaurant & Catering Linen” and “Johnsons Restaurant & Catering Linen”.

Due to a recent expansion of the department, we have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Health and Safety Manager to join our team.

Reporting to the Head of Health and Safety, the ideal candidate will have a proven manufacturing/production industry track record having at least five years previous experience of managing Health and Safety.  Ideally having excellent experience of managing a Health and Safety department, influencing people at all levels and co-ordinating a range of issues within a busy operational environment.

The post will be responsible for the implementation of the Group Health and Safety strategy across a geographical region mainly Northern England and Scotland and liaise with sites across our divisions, as such, previous experience of multi-site responsibilities is desirable.

Responsibilities include:

Candidates must possess a full driving licence and a Level 5/6 qualification in H&S or GradIOSH/CMIOSH or working towards or equivalent work experience/CPD record. 

In addition, ideally, you would have knowledge of the Scottish legal system and NI legal system and experience of machinery risk assessments, fire safety management and behavioural safety programs.

The role will require you to work flexible hours over a five day week and will include travel and overnight stays. As part of a growing PLC there are many opportunities for career advancement and personal development.


In return, we offer the successful candidate a competitive salary with additional benefits in a rewarding role with long term career prospects and to be a part of a modern and highly automated business, with strong ethical values.

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or you can pop in and see us at:
Johnsons Hotel Linen,
Unit 5, Gilhusum Road, Gildersome,
Leeds, LS27 7LH

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