Health & Safety and Wellbeing Advisor

Posted 5 months ago by Tameside Council
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £32,029 to Scale 34 - £36,876
Sector Public Sector
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 30 May 2019

Operations and Neighbourhoods

Public Protection

Health & Safety and Wellbeing Advisor

Tame Street, Stalybridge, SK15 1ST


36 Hours per week Monday- Friday


Ref: DPT60


Salary: Grade H. Scale 29 - £32,029 to Scale 34 - £36,876 with a profession bar at SCP 31


This post is classified as being in a professional job category. As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:

 1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above, AND

 2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND

 3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND

 4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.


Tameside Council is developing its in-house Health & Safety Team, and is looking to fill four new full time posts with experienced Health & Safety Officers who relish the thought of a varied and challenging role.


The Health & Safety Officers will support the Health and Safety Manager in the provision of a professional health and safety service to all parts of the Council and to external clients. The work of the service will support the Council’s aims and objectives and facilitate the effective management of health and safety risks, in order to ensure effective governance, statutory compliance and best practice.


Applicants must have an excellent understanding of health and safety legislation and best practice, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working within health & safety in a large organisation, ideally within a Local Authority.

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Closing date: 30 May 2019 23.59.