• Senior Health, Safety and Facilities Officer
    £34,611- £41,053 (pay band 3)
    Salary on appointment is at the minimum of the range

About this job


About the role

Audit Wales is looking to recruit a Senior Health, Safety and Facilities Officer.

Do you have a strong knowledge of Health and Safety; Can you be an organisational lead for Health and Safety? Would you like a new challenge?

Yes? Then we have an exciting opportunity to become our Senior Health, Safety and Facilities Officer.

Health and Safety is embedded in the way Audit Wales works, across our three main office locations around Wales, our hybrid approach to working, when working at client sites and when individuals are undertaking lone working.   

You will need to hold a NEBOSH qualification. 

The role includes supporting our estates strategy and asset management, leading and participating in health and safety and facilities related projects, developing relevant policies and guidance and oversight of our planned preventative maintenance and duty of care obligations. 

You will work within a small multidisciplinary team, focussed on service delivery, supporting staff across Wales. Due to the nature of the role some travel across Wales is required, for which you will be reimbursed through our expense Policies. The role also requires an element of manual handling, for which we provide training.

The role is based within our Cardiff Office; but please note, Audit Wales has a hybrid approach to working, where some days will be in our office and there is an option to spend some days at home.    

We’d also like to mention our core values and behaviours are at the heart of everything we do, we are therefore looking for someone who has a passion for making a difference to the public sector.

Who are Audit Wales

Audit Wales is the independent public sector audit body within Wales. We hold a unique position within the Welsh public sector, where our role is to:

  • Assure the people of Wales that public money is being managed well through our annual audit of public sector accounts.
  • Explain how public money is being used and how it meets people’s needs through our Value for Money studies.
  • Inspire and empower those with whom we work to continuously improve by sharing initiatives and best practice.

Working for us

Audit Wales is a dynamic and friendly place to work, with an incredibly supportive culture. We’re passionate about working with the Welsh public sector and making a difference to local communities.

We’re Flexible – We work Smarter; providing choices of how, when and where individuals and teams deliver their work – we trust you in making the right choice to deliver the task in hand while supporting you in your individual circumstances, be that caring responsibilities or managing disabilities.

We’ve got Excellent Terms - We genuinely care about our people and about providing an environment that encourages a positive work-life balance through our 35-hour working week, and our 33 days annual leave per annum (exclusive of public bank holidays), you can also purchase, sell, and put leave in the ‘bank’ to enable extended holidays.

We invest in our People - We’re advocates for personal and professional development and invest in our people to fulfil their career aspirations to be the best they can be. We offer a generous training package which is complimented by a blended approach of structured and unstructured learning.  Our successful mentoring and coaching scheme to our LinkedIn Learning licenses give staff the opportunity to learn at times and in ways that suit them.

We have Excellent Benefits - Alongside our generous salary package, we offer all employees opportunity to enter the Civil Service Pension Scheme which is considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.  Our staff benefits also include a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and the option to obtain a vehicle through our beneficial lease scheme among many more.

We’re Proud to be Accredited - We are a proud Working Families and Change 100 employer and have achieved Living Wage accreditation.

We are growing a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we work in and the skills, experiences, and perspectives they offer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We are also a member of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the role.

What its like to work in our Business Services Team.

Business Services is a multi-disciplinary team responsible for records management, facilities including estate and environmental management, procurement, and other related areas. You may have the opportunity to work on a range of projects and programmes to support our wider work in Corporate Services.

Find out more

You can find out more about the responsibilities, skills and experience required for the role in the job description. For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity,  please contact Laurie Davies on 029 2032 0500.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 10th December 2023. Please note, there will be a two stage selection process for this position. Following a sift of your on-line application successful candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment comprising of an interview and an assessment.

When applying online please remember to press the continue button following submission of your application – once you have done this you will receive an acknowledgement to confirm your application has been submitted. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, please contact our Human Resources Team immediately on 02920 320500 or via HRandPayroll@audit.wales

Please note, we welcome applications from all, but unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor work visas.

Closing Date

  • 10/12/2023
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