Corporate Health & Safety Adviser

Posted 5 months ago by Luton Borough Council
Contract Type Permanent
Salary (M3) £38,052 – £40,858 per year, plus £3203 car benefit
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 3 March 2019


Corporate Health & Safety Adviser 
(M3) £38,052 – £40,858 per year, plus £3203 car benefit
Full time (37 hours)
About the job
Do you have in-depth experience in an operational and advisory health and safety role including working collaboratively with senior managers and clients to provide advice, audits, compliance, guidance & training? If yes, we want to hear from you.   
We have an exciting role within the Property & Construction Services team where you will direct, support, train and advise local authority services, schools, trusts and other client organisations on the implementation of Health and Safety Policies and Strategy.  
It is important that you are able to work collaboratively with establishments and management to provide specialist health and safety advice and guidance which raises both individuals’ awareness of their responsibilities and the health and safety profile.
About you
This is a public facing role so you’ll need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English.
As the Corporate Health and Safety Adviser, you will be expected to be fully conversant with the Council’s corporate health and safety policy as well as departmental policies and practices.  
It is also critical that you have the ability to:
Manage conflicting work demands 
Develop and implement new health and safety initiatives
Have effective organisational and customer care skills 
The ability to problem-solve
To develop and translate ideas into operational systems and procedures.
If you have NEBOSH Certificate/ Level 3 National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in Occupational Health and Safety Practice or equivalent experience and training, evidence of continuing professional development and are willing to attain level 5 H&S qualification; demonstrable experience of IT and software systems; and can help drive the Council’s vision by liaising with stakeholders, business partners, senior leaders and managers, in a challenging and creative team working environment, we look forward to receiving your application.
Closing date: 3rd March