Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 9 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £47000 - £54000 per annum
Sector Public Sector
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Friday, 14 June 2019

Your new company
A leading public sector organisation based in the heart of Oxfordshire are looking to grow their Central Safety team with the addition of a Health & Safety Advisor. This team is responsible for monitoring compliance, driving forward the organisations policies and procedures, providing training and managing health & safety improvements.

Your new role
This is an organisation-wide role and as the Health & Safety Advisor you will be expected to support a wide range of departments and services in your role. Your key responsibilities will be to take lead on health & safety training, the variety of risk assessments and to lead of additional areas such as COSHH, ventilation, occupational hygiene and noise. You will be working closely with a sizeable team to deliver the organisations objectives on health & safety. On a day to day you will be getting involved with any of the following:

  • Developing and delivering health & safety training
  • Leading on occupational hygiene
  • Monitoring chemical and physical agents
  • Monitoring the programme for statutory examination
  • Providing advice to departments and members of staff
  • Advising and completing suitable risk assessments
  • Monitor incidents and accidents
  • Drafting of safety policies
  • Attending departmental safety meetings
  • and more...

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful you will need to have a high level of professional health & safety expertise especially within complex and diverse environments. You need to be able to take lead on a numerous projects within various areas of health & safety and have previous experience in the management of health & safety within the education or research environment or within a scientific capacity. Qualification wise Membership to IOSH at a minimum of GradIOSH level is essential with CMIOSH being highly desirable. Occupational hygiene experience will also be a positive bonus.

What you'll get in return
As well as a generous starting salary of £47k with progression to £54k you will also receive access to sporting facilities, childcare, discounts on popular Oxford Attractions, well-being schemes and a generous public sector pension scheme.

What you need to do now
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