Health and Safety Assistant/Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Halifax
  • Up to £25,000.00 per year

Cogent Staffing

£22 – 24k Pro Rata over 25 hours per week
Our well established, rapidly developing client based in central Halifax are looking for a SHEQ Support Assistant to join their team on a permanent PART TIME basis. This role is within school hours to accommodate childcare duties or just a good work life balance. The main purpose of the role will be to support compliance operations throughout the business to ensure regulatory and standard requirements are met.

They are looking for a well organised individual with excellent communication skills to aid in administration, inspections and organisation of the Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality management systems at a chemical manufacturing company.


Excellent organisational and communication skills
Confident in talking to employees at all levels and business third parties (i.e. suppliers and contractors)
Understanding of the importance of health and safety, environmental and quality compliance
Ability and willingness to learn and gain a skill set
Experience in a similar industry would be advantageous
Experience as fire marshal, first aider or health and safety committee member would be desirable


Maintaining databases to ensure compliance dates are met
Minuting and publishing minutes for meetings
Arranging and sending reminders for meetings
Completing site inspections
Completing basic visual inspection on equipment such as pallet trucks and ladders
Scanning and filing compliance records and quality documents
Communication to staff members regarding due dates for document reviews
Working closely with and reporting to the SHEQ Manager


£22 – 24k Pro Rata over 25 hours per week
Monday to Friday 5 hours per day (10 – 3 OR 9 – 2:30)
Free car parking
Progression and option to go full time in the future
Career progression and training in SHEQ
Permanent contract

Cogent Staffing is an equal opportunities recruiter, and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or