Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 15 days ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30k - 35k per year
Sector Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 15 days ago
Apply by Thursday, 4 April 2019

A Housing Association in the North East is recruiting for a Health & Safety Advisor to join their team. In this newly created role, you will join the existing Health & Safety team and provide advice to all colleagues within the Group and support the Head of Health & Safety in the development and implementation of the Group's Health & Safety strategy.

The Role:

  • Providing advice and guidance to Group colleagues on the suitability of risk assessments, method statements and other relevant documents submitted by Group contractors.
  • Investigate accidents, near misses, dangerous occurrences and other incidents and provide timely reports and recommendations, notifying relevant parties as appropriate.
  • Oversee the health and safety mentor programme to ensure it operates effectively across the Group.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of a health and safety communications plan to ensure effective communication with Group colleagues.

The Candidate:

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and Grad IOSH membership.
  • A track record in delivering projects and driving improvements within deadlines and to agreed targets.
  •  Experience of the effective management of health and safety in the Housing or Property Management sectors.
  • Proactive thinker with strong influencing and engagement skills.

Reference: CS-13396

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