Health and Safety Coordinator

Head Office/Support Centre

Health and Safety Coordinator


Hybrid < 1-2 days in the office/Support Centre on Hams Hall Distribution Park, Coleshill.

Become a Health and Safety Coordinator

Reporting to the Health and Safety manager, you’ll work closely with the Distribution Centre (DC) management team as well as supporting the wider business. You’ll play a key role in establishing and maintaining a “safety-first” culture through the creation, monitoring and review of policies and procedures which ensure the protection of our colleagues and property.

Our Culture 

The Works is an awesome place to… well, work! Our atmosphere is supportive, friendly, and inclusive. A second home-from-home where you can be your best and authentic you

Our environment is always moving and full of energy. Yet we still make space to share must-watch TV recommendations and our favourite page-turners. Because even superheroes need some downtime to fuel their imaginations! 

Your Mission

  • Writing, reviewing, and updating Safe Systems of Work, Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments and Toolbox Talks
  • Carrying out health monitoring surveys e.g. night workers, maternity
  • Assisting with actions raised during Health and Safety/Colleague Forums/Listening Groups, including being an active member of the company H&S committee.
  • Collaborating with the Learning & Development team to support and advise on all on the job training.
  • Monitoring colleague and employer adherence to safety policies and/or guidelines, reporting any risk/non-adherence as appropriate to the H&S Manager.
  • Maintain the company H&S database (Assure) keeping it live and up to date.
  • Completing and reviewing accident investigation/near miss reports, identifying areas for improvement
  • Upholding the H&S management system and keeping required physical records of all safety-related issues, making sure that corrective measures are taken.
  • Organising routine training on health and safety matters e.g. First Aider, Fire Marshal, DSE, Manual Handling etc.
  • Assisting in implementing and practicing effective Fire Safety arrangements
  • Carrying out informal safety walks of the operation and office areas on a regular basis, ensuring PPE is being worn and addressing/reporting any unsafe practices.

Skills that will set you apart.

  • IT literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Strong administration skills.
  • Good standard of written English.
  • Hold an IOSH (or preferably NEBOSH) certification or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable relevant work experience in a similar role would be ideal.
  • Experience in drafting H&S documentation.
  • Knowledge of general safety requirements within a DC.


Behaviours that will set you apart.

  • COLLABORATIVE – You will be an effective communicator and be able to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL – You are aware of details within safety policies and guidelines and can ensure compliance from colleagues.
  • ACTIVE LISTENER – You can engage in conversations and manage expectations, whilst understanding and acting on colleague’s feedback.
  • ORGANISED – Effectively arrange routine training, manage and prioritise workload to ensure databases are maintained and Health and Safety regulations are adhered to.


Our PERKS really are ‘The Works’

  • 25% Colleague Discount! - Plus, exclusive Double Discount days!
  • MyWorks - Access exclusive online discounts across hundreds of retailers, holidays, utilities deals, tech and more!
  • Holiday –33 days including bank holidays.
  • Holiday Purchase - Purchase an additional 5 days.
  • Can-Do Academy - Grow your skills and career with instant access to further training and development in areas that interest you.
  • Wagestream - Claim early access to 50% of your wages as you earn them – for when ‘life’ happens!
  • Share Scheme - Unleash your inner Monopoly mogul and own a piece of The Works!
  • 24/7 support for you and your family - Through our partnership with the Retail Trust who provide an Employee Assistance Programme and so much more!
  • Healthcare Cash Plan – To support your everyday healthcare costs.
  • + Loads more! – Long Service Awards, pension, life assurance, Cycle to Work and optional charity giving.

Our Purpose

To inspire reading. learning, creativity, and play - making lives more fulfilled.

Our Values

We are Crafty | We are Caring | We are Can-do.



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