Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 4 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Sector Public Sector
Posted 4 months ago
Apply by Friday, 6 September 2019

Your new company
This Higher Education Institute has an incredibly good reputation not just in the UK but internationally and attracts students from over 100+ countries to its array of courses. They have multiple sites across the UK including a cluster in the South of London which this role covers. Their is a central health & safety team with each member responsible for a different aspect of the institute. Lead by an established Director of Health & Safety the team are the go-to for trusted support and advice on health & safety.

Your new role
As part of your new role you will be responsible for 3 of the sites based in the South of London. You will be tasked wit providing specialist advice to the staff and students of these campuses. Day to day tasks may include anything from accident/incident investigations, contributing to developing the management system, working closely with the senior leadership team to influence safety, ensuring compliance with legislation & regulations, reviewing and completing risk assessments including COSHH, PUWER, LOLER and Working from Height, preparing reports, delivering and developing training programmes and promoting positive safety culture around the sites. The sites in question do need some work in order to improve safety standards so you will have a good chance to build and develop the culture.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful you will need to be qualified to at least GradIOSH level with the NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent. Experience within a creative environment would be beneficial or a similar complex and dynamic environment. Ideally you would have had exposure to workplace risks such as COSHH, DSE, PUWER and LOLER and would be experienced in completing manual handling assessments, fire risk assessments and extensive experience in delivering engaging and informative training. You'll need to have excellent communication skills with an adaptable approach which means you can build strong and lasting relationships with a range of people. My client is looking for a forward-thinking motivated professional who is keen to improve safety standards within their remit.

What you'll get in return
In return you will get a base salary of up to £45,000 (starting point depends on experience) with a generous benefits package on top including: up to 40 days annual leave, public sector pension scheme, dedicated wellbeing scheme and commitment to continual training and development.

What you need to do now
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