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Branch Health and Safety Officer - Powys Samaritans in Llandrindod Wells

Samaritans Cymru

Llandrindod Wells LD1

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]Admin and Office Work, Computers and Technology, Management and Committee Work, Mental Health

To be responsible for health and safety matters in the branch. To be responsible for ensuring that all safety policies and practices are adopted To plan, implement, monitor and review the protective and preventative measures to minimise accidents and injuries Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced Keep records of inspections findings, proposing suggested changes to the committee, and developing plans for implementing agreed improvements. Keeping records of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for the Director Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations Attend branch meetings as required


/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering

Premises type: Based at the branch

Public transport: Nearby train station and bus routes

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Is this role flexible? Yes

Min hours expected per week: 0 hours

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Requirements: To maintain confidentiality at all times Approachable, organised & honest Understanding of Samaritans Mission, Vision & Values Some knowledge of health & safety regulations would be beneficial

Support offered:

/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ Alone/ In a group/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers

Additional support needs: All efforts will be made to ensure that you can participate in this volunteering opportunity

Training provided: • Opportunity to develop/use skills • Personal development and training All new Samaritans volunteers should complete the Samaritans Initial Training Induction module and specific training to the role will be arranged

Age requirements: 18+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ Formal interview/ References/ Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:

/ Transport


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