Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 4 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £42000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Sector Public Sector
Posted 4 months ago
Apply by Friday, 9 August 2019

Your new company
Haringey Council is looking for a health and safety practitioner to join their Corporate Health and Safety Team. This Council is a fast-paced, changing organisation, which is continuously adapting to meet the challenges faced due to current financial pressures whilst offering fantastic services to their residents. The council is looking for an energetic, self-sufficient individual with a can-do attitude who is enthusiastic about health and safety, putting their mark in supporting management and employees to ensure health and safety compliance and continual improvement.

Your New Role and What you'll need to succeed
You would need to be qualified at NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent, and hold IOSH Graduate membership or equivalent. Experience in implementing health and safety in a way to ensure compliance and support improvements in the efficiency and productivity of a workforce is important. The environment is complex and presents unique challenges so we are looking for a highly motivated person to continue building our health and safety foundations. The role has a responsibility to ensure the Council can be confident in its health and safety performance including updating, developing and implementing all the Health and Safety policies and procedures. You will also need to have experience of carrying out internal audits and inspections. It will be an advantage to have experience liaising with schools as this role will be heavily involved in the schools health & safety programme within the council. A confident approach with great communications skills, from writing reports about complex issues to delivering internal health and safety training, you will be proactive and keen to take the Council to the next level within a work environment that offers variety and responsibility across a broad range of services. The work is physically active and requires a flexible approach when adjusting work priorities.

What you'll get in return
In return for your commitment and enthusiasm, they can offer a varied and interesting workload. They also have an attractive benefits package including flexible working, training and development, additional staff benefits, annual leave entitlement of 26 days plus 4 days at Christmas and a career average pension scheme (LGPS). You will also receive an annual salary of £42,684.

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