Health and Safety Adviser

Posted 6 months ago by Devon County Council
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £32,029 - £35,934
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 6 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 17 July 2019

We are seeking to appoint a health and safety professional to work as an integral member of a busy, supportive and established team. The role will nominally be based in Exeter however flexible working is encouraged. The role will require travel throughout Devon to a broad range of teams and establishments.

Amongst your specific areas of focus will be auditing and the review and implementation of a wide range of health and safety policies and guidance. You will have allocated areas of H&S specialism and be responsible for the interpretation of legislation and guidance to provide appropriate advice to your Services and establishments. You will also be required to develop and deliver training to a wide audience.

You should hold the NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and be CMIOSH or actively working towards this. A sound knowledge of current H&S legislation is essential. You should have excellent communication and IT skills and be able to engage with individuals and groups across all levels of the organisation. Experience in either the public sector or in multi-site organisations would be an advantage.

The role provides a varied and interesting workload with flexibility to plan your own diary. We also offer a generous leave package and career average pension scheme (LGPS).

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Simon Bates on 01392 381863 or email

To view the full job description or to apply for this role please visit and search using reference REC/19/04746. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure. The role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Closing date: 17/07/19.

Interview date: 01/08/19.