Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 5 months ago by Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £33,057 to £37,807 plus car allowance
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Friday, 15 March 2019

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is a registered charity dedicated to the provision of hospice care for life-limited children and their families in the South West.

Position: Health & Safety Advisor

Location: Tiverton, Devon (with travel within the South West region)

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 37 Hours per Week

Salary: £33,057 to £37,807 plus car allowance

Closing date: 24 February 2019


About the role:

This is a rewarding and exciting Health and Safety opportunity to raise a smile every day working for a wonderful Charity in an amazing part of the Country. You will join us in a key support function managing and co-ordinating the Health and Safety arrangements across our diverse range of activities - hospice care, office support, retail operations and fundraising.

Acting as the H&S Competent Person, you will provide advice and guidance on H&S matters to the Charity; maintain high standards of H&S to comply with our obligations and best practice; and promote a culture of H&S awareness. Duties include developing and implementing H&S policies and procedures, managing the CHSW H&S Plan, reporting on H&S activities, undertaking risk assessments and ensuring staff and volunteers are appropriately trained across all locations.

About you:

A background in H&S management, detailed knowledge of H&S legislation and a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) is essential as is CMIOSH membership. You will be a practical thinker, solution driven and have the ability to influence and communicate at all levels.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment with an enthusiastic and committed team. We offer competitive benefits and of course the knowledge that every day your work makes a real difference to short and precious lives.

CHSW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post requires an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

You may have experience of the following: Health & Safety Advisor, H&S Advisor, Health & Safety Officer, H&S Officer, Health & Safety Consultant, H&S Consultant, etc.