Health & Safety Advisor - Corporate Health and Safety Unit

Posted 8 months ago by Bridgend County Borough Council
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £29,636 - £31,371 Per Annum
Sector Environmental Health & Safety, Public Sector
Posted 8 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Education and Family Support Directorate


Health & Safety Advisor - Corporate Health and Safety Unit


£29,636 - £31,371 Per Annum


37 hours per week


This is an exciting time for Bridgend County Borough Council’s Corporate Health and Safety Team.  There has been significant commitment by the organisation to supporting health and safety in the workplace. 


As part of a busy team you will help develop and implement health and safety policy and management arrangements across the local authority’s services.


The local authority is redeveloping and improving its services in a climate of change.  Working closely with colleagues across the local authority, you will need to be adaptable, encourage sensible risk management practices and promote a positive health and safety culture.


Qualified to at least NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent, you will have a thorough knowledge of health and safety best practice, and experience of operating within a multi-service organisation. 


With your ability to communicate effectively and negotiate and influence outcomes, you will be able to justify your decisions in a professional manner. You will provide competent advice, guidance, and support to managers on all operational health, safety, and wellbeing issues.


You will have strong IT skills and will be able to work under pressure both on your own initiative and as part of the wider team.



Closing date for this post:  Wednesday 5th June 2019