Health and Safety Adviser

Posted 9 months ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30k per year
Sector Service
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 19 December 2018

A Charity that supports individuals with housing and complex needs is recruiting for a Health and Safety Adviser. Based from home but covering the South West, the post-holder will be required to ensure the continuous improvement of all aspects of H&S within the organisation. This is a multi-site role and requires travel throughout the M4 corridor. Experience of carrying out Fire Risk Assessments is desirable for this role.


The Role:

  • To assist in ensuring H&S systems support the staff in the delivery of services.
  • To support managers in developing H&S plans to ensure the effective management and good practice in the maintenance of a safe and healthy working and living environment.
  • Ensure that a programme of safety audits and inspections are maintained.
  • To advise on the management of accidents and incidents in accordance with RIDDOR and other regulations and provide support in the investigation of accidents and incidents where appropriate.
  • Build effective working relationships with the H&S team.

The Candidate:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent - essential. Diploma or NVQ 5 in Occupational H&S desirable.
  • Experience of working in a multi-site role within a multidisciplinary organisation.
  • Experience in conducting Fire Risk assessments.
  • Outgoing individual with an approachable personality and excellent communication skills.
  • Solutions-focused H&S practitioner.

Reference: CS-13006

Shirley Parsons

Shirley Parsons is a specialist Health and Safety Recruitment agency and is the only specialist Health and Safety agency headed by a CMIOSH Safety professional. From a standing start in 2005 the co...

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