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Head of Health and Safety

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Competitive

Job Type:

Job ID: 168502

Head of Health and Safety – Home Group


NRG are delighted to be retained by one of the UK’s leading Social Housing providers to secure their next Head of Health & Safety. Our client is ambitious about its future. There is a firm commitment to ensure the best possible outcomes for colleagues, tenants, customers and contractors alike. Given this we are seeking a Head of Health and Safety who will help implement these commitments through innovation and strong delivery.

This is an exciting time for a talented health and safety professional to join Home Group with a broad portfolio. Working collaboratively with the senior leadership team, led by Matt Forrest, Executive Director Operations, the Head of Health and Safety needs to be a charismatic and pragmatic influencer who can quickly build rapport with a wide variety of stakeholders. Reporting directly to Matt, the Head of Health and Safety will be active in supporting the group in discharging his executive responsibilities for the management of Health & Safety across the whole organisation. You will demonstrate strong leadership and influence and be adept at building inter disciplinary relationships across all stakeholder groups.

The successful candidate will be a high calibre professional with a strong technical background and a Chartered Membership of a national health and safety body. You will have the gravitas to be a trusted advisor to the corporate leadership team on statutory compliance and best practice. Your approach to health and safety management will be proactive and collaborative with demonstrable skills in leading, coaching and motivating staff ideally from within a Social Housing environment. You will possess a specialist Health & Safety knowledge ensuring guidance is given around compliance through promoting a positive ethos amongst colleagues, customers and contractors. This includes Care, infection and disease controls.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact Ray Williamson at NRG Executive Search on T: 0191 260 4404 | M: 07593583404 | E: raywilliamson@nrgplc.com For further information regarding this exceptional role please go to https://homegroup.nrgplc.com/



Applications should be made via email to raywilliamson@nrgplc.com by 12 NOON, Friday 5th March 2021 and must include on separate documents:


  1. a letter of application setting out your interest in the role and details of how you match the person specification (no more than two pages A4)

  2. a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV)

  3. details of three referees and your current remuneration (referees will not be contacted without your permission)