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Health and Safety Manager

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Employment Contract: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £48,474 to £51,515

Number of hours: 37

Keeping our workforce safe, and healthy is the absolute priority for SWISCo and you will lead and guide the way we do this. As both the competent, and at times, responsible person, you will put all the required management measures in place, to ensure, that SWISCo is at the leading edge of implementing compliance and legislative requirements and that occupational health and safety is at the very core of everything we do and the way we work.

You will be a key component in the Senior Management team at SWISCo ensuring that strategic thinking is focused on occupational health and safety, guiding our tactical approach to building it into everything we do in a pragmatic, proportionate, and reasonable way and at an operational level is delivered in effective, understandable, and suitable ways, using mediums that support and enhance the delivery.

You will build a network with the operational managers, so you understand the unique challenges they and their teams face. This will allow you to work with them to collectively deliver occupational health and safety messaging in a way that the workforce understand and embrace through safety practices that improve and enhance working conditions.

You will also monitor the level of safety and technical competency throughout the organisation and ensure that SWISCo maintains, through effective training, coaching, and mentoring programmes, the essential skills, knowledge, and certification to operate its services.

As a leader within SWISCo you will be part of a Leadership Team which drives the culture and effectiveness of the business ensuring SWISCo operates safely, innovatively, profitably and delivers against the targets set for it by Torbay Council and its communities and residents and most importantly is considered a good place to work.

The role will be an agile working contract and at least 3 days per week you will be expected to work from Aspen Way Office. From time to time you will be expected to work elsewhere within Torbay or carry out different tasks to what you normally do.

You should be proud of the work you do in this role as it will help make Torbay a great place to live work and play.

About Us

SWISCo Limited is responsible for the delivery of all functions and services associated with:

  • Waste & Recycling
  • Highways & Transport
  • Parks & Green Infrastructure
  • Street Cleansing
  • Business Commercial and Fleet

The Company also carries out work for other public and private organisations to provide added value and improve the cost effectiveness of universal service provided to all residents on behalf of Torbay Council.

We have the ambitious mission of ‘Proud to Make Torbay the best place to live, work and play’.  This is why we exist and why we do what we do. 

Mission and Values

Our mission is backed by our personality and values,: 

‘Safety First, One Team, Efficient, Honest, Mutual Respect, Fun, Innovators, Think Positive, Open, Professional, Clear Goals & Objectives and Celebrate Success’

Our People Ethos as an employer of choice, ensures that we:

have robust HR systems and processes in place that support our workforce, recruit, retain and reward great people, recognise talent, and support organisational development and continuous improvement


 We welcome applications from aspirational candidates who may not meet the essential criteria at this time, as a career grade.

If this has piqued your interest and you want more information or want to apply for our role, you can visit jobs and careers, to download a copy of the Job Description/Person specification and application form. Alternatively, you can email  to request copies by emailed to your chosen email address

Please be aware that we short list applicants based on you meeting the essential criteria for the role, and we reserve the right to close the job advert early, so get your application in, if you want to be considered for our role.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Matt Reeks - 07919 894044 or Paul Luscombe - 07867 160776

SWISCo is a limited company wholly owned by, and providing services on behalf of, Torbay Council.