Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 9 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £43500 per annum + Benefits
Sector Public Sector
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 30 December 2018

2 x Health & Safety Advisors needed for large London Borough to expand their Health & Safety Team

Your new company
This innovative Council arrangement are looking for 2 Health & Safety Advisors to join their expanding Health & Safety team. The council prides themselves on high quality and responsive services and invest in the development of its staff to ensure it can provide all employees with progressive opportunities.

Your new role
As a Health & Safety Advisors for this London Borough you will be responsible for helping to ensure the continued compliance in regards to Health, Safety & Welfare. Day to day tasks will include health & safety audits, inspections, risk assessments and action plans with the overall aim of supporting the Health & Safety function by providing professional advice to all areas of the Council. Their will be an emphasis in continuing the good work of the current Head of Health & Safety in promoting a positive Health & Safety culture and providing a practical and manageable approach to health & safety. Fire Risk Assessments will also fall into your remit as well as involvement with training, accident and investigation reporting and building relationships within and outside of the Council. This is a varied and challenging role but ideal for someone looking to progress their portfolio within Health & Safety and develop their skills quickly.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful you will need to be a holder of the NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and be at least a Graduate Member of IOSH. General health & safety professional experience is required including audits, inspections, training and risk assessments and experience within local authority will be desirable but not essential. You will need to be a good communicator and have a passion to strive forward Health & Safety within a public sector environment.

What you'll get in return
On top of a competitive public sector salary of up to £38,000 you will also receive generous annual leave inline with public sector as well as enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme. Flexible working arrangements can be considered.

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