The post holder is responsible for ensuring that Kensington and Chelsea Health and
Safety Team protects the residents, workers and visitors health, safety and welfare in
the borough through the enforcement of health and safety standards in commercial
premises and work activities
As a senior you will work as a subject matter lead and technical expert in the Health
and Safety Team. This will be through “hands on” casework, keeping abreast of Health
and Safety matters, motivation and support of colleagues and leading on specific
projects and subject areas.
The postholder is expected to be a knowledgeable decision maker, who builds trust
with others and works on their own initiative. Use their experience to take responsibility
for their outputs whilst having knowledge of the bigger picture.
The postholder will build and maintain successful relationships inside and outside of
the Health and Safety Team and possess the ability to socially and professionally
integrate with others easily, whether this be face-to-face or in a virtual/on-line working
The postholder will work in various locations, council offices, home and in the field,
To work within the statutory and policy framework of the council, and in line with the
highest professional standards, lead in the development of policy and procedures
within the specialist area. Use innovation and entrepreneurship in pursuit of service
objectives, to actively promote the service and to educate customers and businesses.
To deliver a customer focused, high quality service in accordance with the agreed
service specifications, business plan, service level agreements and the requirements
of legislation, delegated powers, Council policy and Standing Orders and officer codes
To be the leading source of knowledge in specialist areas of health and safety such as
legionella, asbestos, working as height, events, public health, service of statutory
notices, PACE requirements and formal enforcement.
You will be able to provide a high level of technical advice and guidance to the team
and other stakeholders. Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of all legislation,
professional development and new initiatives nationally and locally in respect of the