Health and Safety Advisor

Posted 12 months ago by ST Mungos
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £ 34,680 p.a. + benefits
Sector Construction HSE
Posted 12 months ago
Apply by Monday, 18 February 2019

If you are a Health and Safety Advisor looking for a wider range of experience in a complex but very rewarding environment, with the opportunity to develop new skills and the ability to apply your own initiative and judgement, we would like you to join our small, highly regarded Health and Safety team.

St Mungo’s is a registered housing association and charity providing accommodation and support services for homeless and other disadvantaged people, many of whom have complex support needs including mental health and substance misuse. The Health and Safety team’s activities are vital to the safety and recovery of our clients so your work will make a real difference to helping change lives. Meeting and interacting with our clients on a regular basis, you will:

  • Carry out health and safety audits and inspections;
  • Deliver training to managers and staff;
  • Provide a high quality and responsive advisory service to St Mungo’s across all services and residential properties.

You will be passionate about health and safety, have a really good command of detail, and be flexible and able to manage multiple priorities. You will be customer focused and have a track record of building great working relationships with a variety of people. You will either be a qualified Health and Safety professional, or have equivalent practical experience. You will also have an understanding of the kinds of health and safety challenges which may arise in an organisation working with vulnerable people who may exhibit challenging behavior.

In return we offer a variety of benefits including pension scheme, voucher schemes, initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance and commitment to learning and professional development.

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Please ensure that you read the comprehensive job description and person specification for the role. When applying please set out how you meet the requirements for the role, using specific examples to help demonstrate your suitability.

Closing date: 10am on Monday 18 February 2019.

Interviews: 28 February / 1 March 2019.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.