Health and Safety Advisor

Posted 6 months ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Contract
Salary £250 - 300 per day
Sector Public Sector
Posted 6 months ago
Apply by Saturday, 25 May 2019

An Edinburgh based Local Authority is seeking a Health and Safety Advisor to support their team for an initial 3-6-month contract on a full-time basis with a possibility of an extension. You will be responsible for supporting the Corporate Health and Safety team to ensure a comprehensive Health and Safety Management system is in place to assist the business in achieving its goals. This role is within IR35. 

The Role:

  • Implementing Health and Safety procedures.
  • Reviewing and refining their Health and Safety policies.
  • Carrying out Risk Assessments.
  • Carrying out accident investigations and report writing.
  • Carrying out Audits and DSE inspections.  
  • Improving HSE performance across the group.
  • Delivering Health and Safety training when required.
  • Promoting best practice.


The Candidate:

  • Experience within the property/public sector is essential.
  • Qualification in Occupational Health and Safety is essential.
  • Happy to hit the ground running.
  • Self-motivated.  
  • Effective communicator at senior level.  

Shirley Parsons

Shirley Parsons is a specialist Health and Safety Recruitment agency and is the only specialist Health and Safety agency headed by a CMIOSH Safety professional. From a standing start in 2005 the co...

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