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Health and Safety Advisor

Posted 24 days ago by Wyre
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary GRADE 9 £30,507 - £32,878 (Pro rata)
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 24 days ago
Apply by Sunday, 9 February 2020

Located on the Lancashire coast, with Preston, Blackpool and the Lake District nearby, Wyre is an area of great contrast and includes urban areas, seaside resorts, a port, traditional market towns and picturesque villages within an extensive rural area that includes part of the Forest of Bowland an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Taking a corporate approach to health and safety you will be responsible for developing and monitoring implementation of the Councils’ policies and procedures as well as dealing with the reactive aspects of health and safety, such as incident/accident investigation.

As a highly motivated individual and someone who thrives on a variety of challenges, sensible risk management should be your motto. To succeed in this role you will have, or working towards Graduate IOSH status, be an excellent communicator and build effective relationships with our Services Managers.

Committed to continuous improvement, you will provide support and guidance on health and safety issues and create an environment where health and safety is at the heart of everything we do.

Whilst the post is currently advertised as part time there is the possibility of an exciting opportunity to become full time working closely with another Local Authority.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy please contact Liesl Hadgraft, Head of Business Support on 01253 887316.

To apply online and for more information about this vacancy, please visit our website www.wyre.gov.uk or Tel: 01253 887509 (24 hour answering service). Minicom 01253 887636.

Closing date: 9 February 2020