Compliance Officer (Health & Safety)

  • Full time
  • £39,072 – £42,903
  • On site: Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd July 2024

  • Advertised from 1st July 2024
  • Permanent. 35 hrs/week.


Glasgow West Housing Association Ltd is a voluntary, not for profit organisation and a registered charity. With history dating back to 1978, we have a vision of shaping thriving communities. With over 1500 rented properties: Homes are our purpose, service and sustainability is our priority.

We look forward to interviewing for this new position at Glasgow West Housing Association. Located in the heart of Glasgow’s West End, you will be a key member of Technical Team reporting into the Technical Manager. The Compliance Officer will lead on Health & Safety compliance across internal operations and external service delivery areas to meet regulatory, statutory and other applicable duties.

As Health & Safety Administrator you will actively promote compliance, and continuous improvement through engagement, training and support, implementation of best practice, and contractor management.

The ideal candidate will have awareness of the housing sector, bring a high degree of professional knowledge and be committed to enhancing safety, wellbeing, and customer service through the provision of quality advice, information and support. Please see the Role Profile document for an indication of the essential and desirable skills associated with this opportunity, and to see if this could be the right career move for you. Where Essential Criteria are not met you must be open to related training opportunities.

A summary of key tasks include:

1. Leading on the operational administration of H&S compliance through effective team working, planning, and record keeping within GW’s Health & Safety Control Manual (HSCM), and Landlord’s Safety Manual (LLSM) frameworks.

2. Day-to-day management, and routine performance reporting on key H&S compliance systems, informing risk mitigation, and undertaking stakeholder engagement (leading access communication / Forced Access procedures as applicable) across GW’s Mixed Tenure, and HMO (house in multiple occupation) stock profile, including:

  • Annual Gas Servicing
  • Legionella Management Systems.
  • Asbestos Management Systems.
  • Electrical Safety (EICR / PAT).
  • Fire Management (FRA / testing).
  • Passenger Lift Safety.
  • Fall Arrest Safety Systems (i.e. Roof Anchors etc.).
  • Wider Facilities and Asset Management

3. Contribute to the development of relevant Strategies, Policies, Procedures and organisational risk mitigation.

4. Deliver refresher H&S training / advice to staff and committee members. Develop relevant community safety advice notes, publication material, and participating at relevant community events.

5. Contribute to Procurement, supporting pre and post contract appointment ensuring client CDM regulation compliance

In return, GWHA offer generous EVH Terms and Conditions including:

  • 25 days annual leave and 15 public holidays
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Ongoing professional development & training opportunities
  • Flexible working practices including flexi time, enhanced occupational maternity, paternity and shared parental leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Specific GWHA benefits including; annual service commitment award, long service award and additional festive leave
  • Death in Service Benefit

Post subject to satisfactory Disclosure Check.

Application notes

For further information and an application pack, please visit our website:

For an informal discussion, please email in the first instance to arrange a call.

Closing Date: 22 July 2024, 12noon

Interview Date: 31 July 2024

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