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Senior Safety and Resilience Officer

Rugby Borough Council
Rugby, Warwickshire
£33,945 - £38,223
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Job Type
Health and Safety
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Job Details

Rugby Borough Council is looking to enhance its Safety & Resilience Team. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team which is driving behavioural change across the Council to ensure excellence in health, safety, welfare, emergency planning and resilience management and compliance with the Corporate Health and Safety Policy, Emergency planning policies, Procedures, and relevant Statutory Regulations.

The role is to work within the existing RBC Safety and Resilience Team on all aspects of Health and Safety Management, and Resilience across Rugby Borough Council which includes diverse business streams.

As part of the team, you will be responsible for actively promoting a positive safety culture and resilience across the organisation. You will interact with multiple stakeholders of all levels. 

You should have experience within Health and Safety at an operational or strategic level and/or Resilience as you will assist with the planning, implementation and monitoring the effectiveness of our health and safety policies and procedures. You will also support the safety team with business continuity and emergency planning to ensure the resilience of the Council.

To be considered for this role, you should have experience in either a Health and Safety or Resilience role, hold a relevant professional qualification (such as a NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent), have excellent organisational, planning, and communication skills both written and spoken, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. If you've worked in a fast-paced and dynamic environment before we want to hear from you. 

For the right person who may lack some of the skills, we are prepared to consider bespoke training to help you meet our standards and provide you with personal development.


•    Competitive Salary
•    24 days annual leave, 8 Bank Holidays, 2 extra statutory days and 1 locally agreed day  
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Structured Induction Program
•    Learning and Development opportunities
•    Regular performance reviews
•    Payment of professional subscription for approved professionals
•    Family Friendly Policies
•    Independent Support for your health & wellbeing
•    Generous compassionate leave
•    Cycle to Work scheme 

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Wendy Browett, Safety & Resilience Manager on 07870 525050.

You can view full details of this job via our website , where you can also apply on-line. If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance. 

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date

Interviews: 5 July 2024

Supporting Documents for Senior Safety and Resilience Officer


Rugby’s one of the fastest growing boroughs in the country and at Rugby Borough Council, we have ambitious plans to drive growth and investment in the future.

With our world-renowned status as the birthplace of the game, Rugby shall soon become home to the World Rugby Hall of Fame under an exciting new partnership between Rugby Borough Council and World Rugby.

We recently opened a new leisure centre and a new crematorium, investments for our growing population – set to reach 130,000 in the next 15 years.

And with major housing, retail and employment developments both recently completed and in the pipeline, it’s an exciting time to live and work in Rugby.

Rugby Borough Council aims to recruit staff who share our ambition and vision – and in return, we’re committed to investing in your personal growth.

An equal opportunities employer, we offer flexible working hours and a wide range of training and development opportunities.
To find out more about Rugby Borough Council and our current vacancies, visit

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01788 533571
Rugby Borough Council
Town Hall
Evreux Way
West Midlands
CV21 2RR

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