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Corporate Health and Safety Coordinator - PLA00586

Posted about 2 months ago by London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary PO4 - £41,466 - £44,373
Sector Public Sector
Posted about 2 months ago
Apply by Monday, 2 March 2020

Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review 

A large Local Authority is expanding its Corporate Health and Safety Team and looking for two qualified, experienced and passionate Health and Safety Advisors. The Team sits in the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Service within the Place Directorate.

The posts have a broad remit that includes corporate health, safety and environmental management providing advice and support to five Directorates. Service areas include schools, parks and open spaces, waste, depot, transport, mortuary services and much more.

Role Purpose

Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist – Key Responsibilities include

Develop, Implement and audit HSMS/EMS Systems

Review and update COSHH risk assessments

Site Occupational Health & Safety duties

Administration of HSMS/EMS Management Systems documentation

Deliver health safety and environmental management initiatives

Training

Investigate incidents 

Key Responsibilities

Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist – skills and experience required include

Proven Local Authority/commercial experience

Knowledge of ISO14001 and ISO45001

Strong Management Systems auditing experience

Passionate about Health, Safety and Environmental Management - able to spread this enthusiasm across the Team/Council

Strong , influential personality

Communication skills at all levels

NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ 4/5

Chartered Member of IOSH

Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

To discuss these positions please contact Stuart McGregor on 0207 364 4193

Additional Information

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External/ Agency

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External/ Agency

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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