Health and Safety Advisor

Posted 5 months ago by South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £28,221 - £30,756
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Friday, 26 April 2019

An opportunity has arisen within our Health and Safety section for a Health and Safety Advisor, based at the Training and Development Centre in Handsworth, Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role will be to maintain and improve health and safety throughout the organisation and ensure compliance with legal requirements on health and safety related issues by formulating policies and procedures.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of working in a busy health and safety team within a high hazard industry/sector, preferably the fire and rescue service.  You must possess the NEBOSH Certificate (or working towards NEBOSH Diploma) in Occupational Safety & Health or equivalent.  You should have training in accident investigation and noise assessing and be qualified in ‘Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector’ (PTLLS) or Equivalent.

The key duties will include the provision of health and safety assistance to all managers across all functions, developing procedures and guidance on a wide range of health and safety related matters, undertaking risk assessments and advising on risk control, delivery of health and safety training, completing workplace inspections, undertaking accident and incident investigations and conducting audits of the health and safety management system.

For more information about the role contact Lee Patterson on 07979 740239.   A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via the careers section on our website at or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 0900 hours on 15th April 2019.  Interviews will be held on Friday 26th April 2019.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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