HR and Health & Safety Officer

White Stores
Competitive salary
04 May 2021
01 Jun 2021
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

HR and Health & Safety Officer
Wickford, Essex

About Us

At White Stores, we are passionate about outdoor living. For more than 15 years, we have been at the forefront of the garden furniture industry, bringing exclusive and innovative designs to our customers, as well as top level customer service in the form of lengthy warranties, free deliveries and 14-day money back guarantees.

We have a dedicated team of over 100 people incorporating marketing and purchasing, warehouse and showroom staff, all offering incredible customer service at every stage of the customer journey.

Due to rapid growth and current expansion, we are now looking for an HR and Health & Safety Officer to join our team in Wickford.

Your Rewards

- Competitive salary

This is the ideal role for a human resources professional, with proven experience within Health & Safety, to advance their career and make a real impact with one of the leading outdoor living companies.
We’ve been recognised by The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 as one of Britain’s fastest growing companies and strive to offer a challenging and rewarding environment with development opportunities and upskilling.

So, if you are eager to benefit from this opportunity, as well as play a key part in its delivery, this is the role for you.

Your Role

As an HR and Health & Safety Officer, you will ensure all HR policies and processes are consistently and efficiently executed.
Working closely with the Leadership Team, you will support more than 50 staff in everything within the HR sphere, from dealing with starters and leavers, to implementing policies, handling leave requests and running appraisals for senior management.
You’ll develop and enforce policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with H&S and promoting a culture of equality and diversity throughout our organisation.

Your role will also include:

- Undertaking site visits
- Developing new starter packs and induction plans and handling Exit Interviews
- Dealing with policies on a wide range of issues including equal opportunities and disciplinary procedures
- Managing maternity, paternity, flexible/remote working and probation requests
- Managing employee sickness records, attendance and absence
- Acting as the first point of contact for all HR enquires for employees
- Ensuring that all HR files are up to date, maintained and kept secure
- Interpreting and advising on employment law
- Managing talent and succession planning

About You

To be considered as an HR and Health & Safety Officer, you will need:

- Previous HR and H&S experience
- Recruitment experience
- Talent management and succession planning experience
- A strong level of IT literacy including experience of using an ATS

The ideal candidate will also hold a CIPD qualification, preferably MCIPD or above.
Other organisations may call this role Human Resources Manager, HR Advisor, HR Officer, HRBP, HR Business Partner, Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources Business Partner, Health and Safety Officer, H&S Officer, Health and Safety Advisor, or H&S Advisor.
Webrecruit and White Stores are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as an HR and Health & Safety Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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