Group H and S Officer
at Edwardian Hotels London - Careers Site

Date Posted: 06/12/2018

Job Description



Corporate/Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street/ 10243_25607_RFT_M021


At the heart of Edwardian Hotels London is a simple founding belief, that from back of house to the boardroom we are all Hosts. Everyone is encouraged to express their individuality and initiative, and to bring their passion to work. (We may wear uniforms, but we don’t believe in uniformity.)

Everything we do is driven by a desire to exceed our guests’, clients and partners expectations. To surprise and delight. To make the time our guests choose to spend with us genuinely exceptional. So that even the shortest stay with us, will last long in their memory. Everyone who works here does this every day across our portfolio of brands, in highly prestigious locations in London and beyond.

For 40 years Edwardian Hotels  London has built upon this ambition, and as a family owned company we’re proud of the freedom our independence gives us to grow our business on a relentless and memorable curve – upwards.

With an enviable collection of luxurious distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, EHL's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.

Being a Memory Maker as a Group H and S Officer

In this role, you will become part of the Edwardian family and work within Health and Safety in Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street

The main function of the Health and Safety Officer is to assist the Group H&S Manager on the implementation of the HSMS and provide advice, guidance and support to the Service Excellence team on the implementation of the Food Safety Management System.


  • Organise and co-ordinate health and safety/food safety training across the group to meet legal and company requirements;
  • Carry out accident investigations where required, collecting information from hotel teams and assisting the Group H&S Manager in the collection of evidence for external bodies;
  • Assist the Group H&S Manager in carrying out inspections and monitoring of compliance in the hotels; write up reports and distribute to hotels; check that hotel teams have followed up on necessary actions
  • To assist Heads of Department in the management of COSHH and ensuring they have a list of approved substances, safety data sheets and COSHH assessments for hazardous substances within their departments;
  • Carry out first aid assessments and work with hotel teams to ensure adequate numbers of first aiders are available;
  • Carry out DSE assessments for employees with a high risk rating on Safety Media DSE checklists;
  • Oversee the review of risk assessments with HODs, and providing assistance to those that require more technical input;
  • Provide assistance to the Food and Beverage teams on allegations of food poisoning or food contamination;
  • Monitor the production of allergen matrices by Service Excellence and carry out random checks to ensure information is correct and available to hotels;
  • Update the Food Safety Management System on an annual basis and advise Food and Beverage teams of any amendments to procedures.



Key Requirements



  • Experience with various arms of Health and Safety Implementation including accident investigation and follow up, COSHH, Working at Height, DSE.
  • Familiarity with industry guidance notes and codes of recommended good practice relating to food premises.
  • Proven experience in implementing food safety management systems, application of HACCP principles.
  • Ability to work towards delivering expectations on the annual company Health and Safety plan.
  • Previous experience with inspections and reporting to different levels of management.
  • Ability to develop and deliver in house H&S training.
  • Strong IT skills including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills.



  • H&S qualification including NEBOSH General/Fire Certificate or equivalent (e.g. NCRQ).
  • Food Safety qualifications including Certificates in Food Premises Inspection and Food Control or equivalent.
  • Relevant Training delivery qualification eg PTLLS Level 3

 We Believe In Developing and Delighting Our Hosts So You Will Receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Complimentary 2 night stay in a luxury Edwardian Hotel of your choice (after two years service)
  • Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, friends and family
  • Discounts on food and beverage up to 30% in all Edwardian restaurants and bars
  • Discounts on Spas and beauty treatments
  • Hot meals and salad bar, teas, coffees and juices provided each day
  • Uniforms provided per role requirement

All Hosts must have valid permission to live and work in the United Kingdom. Verification of documentation will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.


Job Snapshot

About Us

Welcome to Edwardian Hotels London.

Edwardian Hotels London is a collection of luxury hotels in central London, Heathrow, and Manchester. Our hotels provide luxury without pretension. Individually designed rooms, the latest technology, new meeting spaces, chic restaurants and bars and service that focuses on every detail of your stay, so that you do not have to.

With an enviable collection of distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, Edwardian Hotel's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.