Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor

Posted 6 months ago by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
Contract Type Contract
Salary £29,909 - £35,229
Sector Fire Safety, Risk management
Posted 6 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 14 February 2019

Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor (Fixed Term Contract to Cover Maternity Leave)

Grade 6/7 – Starting salary £29,909 - £35,229 with potential career progression within the post up to £39,002 (those with relevant experience and qualifications will start at Grade 7 - £35,229)       

37 hours per week Monday to Friday

Location:     Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Bestwood Lodge, Arnold, Nottingham


Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is seeking to recruit a highly motivated professional with recent, relevant experience of providing Health, Safety and Environmental advice within a large, high risk employment situation.

The successful candidate will contribute to the work of the Risk and Assurance Team by providing health, safety and environmental risk management advice, guidance and support to line managers.  They will also be expected to foster a positive safety culture where proportionate risk controls contribute to the efficiency and safety of the Service.

It is an essential requirement for the post-holder to hold or be actively working towards a NEBOSH diploma or NVQ Level 5 in Occupational Health and Safety and IEMA Certificate in Environmental Risk Management or have relevant recent experience.  You will also need to have the ability to interpret complex information, while possessing excellent communication and inter-personal skills at all levels using tact, diplomacy and negotiating skills when necessary.

The benefits of the post include flexible working hours, a minimum of 26 days’ holiday, training & development and a range of other excellent benefits you would expect from a leading employer.

Further information and an on-line application form is available on our recruitment portal:

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted in place of application forms.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date:           Monday 4th February 2019

Interview date:         Thursday 14th February 2019