Current Vacancies

Facilities and Health & Safety Manager (Mirfield)

Closing Date: 31st May 2024 9:00 pm
Location: Mirfield
Hours: Full-time
Salary: £40,000/pa

Role: Facilities and Health & Safety Manager

Location: WF14, but some travel required

Hours: 37hrs per week

Salary: £40,000/pa (DOE & FTE)

At the Hollybank Trust we have been providing residential and nursing care, education, and enrichment and therapeutic services to people with profound and multiple learning disabilities for 70 years. In addition to our 10 residential care services, we have an on-site Hydrotherapy pool, a day service, a school, and all our central services offices too. Our largest site in Mirfield is where the role will be based, however travel to our services in Holmfirth, Barnsley and South Kirkby will be required and so a full UK driving license is essential for the role.

About the role

No two days at Hollybank are ever the same, however the key responsibilities for this role are:

  • To line manage the Health and Safety Officer and support them with their duties.
  • Take the leading role in the development and embedding of the Trust’s Occupational Health and Safety culture within the organisation.
  • Develop, review, implement and manage the Trust’s Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Environmental and Transport Safety policies and procedures, ensuring that these are fit for purpose and meet current legislative requirements and best practice.
  • To be the main contact for Facilities Management; ensure all the buildings and grounds are maintained to a safe and high standard of repair, booking in and timetabling any works so they are carried out with the minimum disturbance to residents and/or staff.
  • Responsible for Facilities and Health and Safety KPI’s and the reporting of these.
  • To prepare and present reports to the Executive Management Team, Senior Management Team and Trustee Board Members, as required.

This is not an exhaustive list, so you are encouraged to read the full job description prior to applying for this role. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, or organise an informal site visit then please contact Ben Smith (Head of IT & Estates) on 01924 490833 or [email protected]

Unfortunately we are not able to offer sponsorship to work in the UK, and we do ask that you have at least 6 months of UK based work experience in any sector. 

Hollybank Trust is committed to Safeguarding vulnerable people, and our Safer Recruitment process requires all employees to have an Enhanced DBS check and reference checks in line with our Recruitment policy. We will ask you to pay for your inital DBS check, unless you have a portable DBS, and then the cost of this will be reimbursed to you upon successful completion of your probation period. 


We want people from underrepresented groups such as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBTQIA+) communities to succeed at Hollybank Trust and our policies and procedures ensure that this can happen. Click here to find out more about our approach to equality and diversity.

Hollybank Trust is a Disability Confident employer. We are actively working to recruit and retain people with disabilities and long-term health conditions into our work force. If you are an applicant who has a disability, you will be offered an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.