Operational Health and Safety Advisor

Posted 9 months ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £44,644 - 49,944 per year + London Allowance
Sector Public Sector
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Saturday, 18 August 2018

Shirley Parsons are excited to partner exclusively with a large public sector body in London who are seeking an Operational Health and Safety Advisor. Working as part of a large, well-established HS team, you will provide operational health and safety support across a wide number of high risk activities, delivering the annual H&S plan to ensure legislative compliance.  

This organisation has undergone a significant transformation in health and safety culture over the past 15 years, and are at another exciting point in their health and safety journey as they look to take a wider, risk management based approach over the next 3-5 years – this is an excellent time to join and be part of this change.

The starting salary is £44,644, rising to £49,944, with an additional London allowance. Also on offer is a generous leave allowance and civil service pension scheme.

The Role:

  • Support and drive continuous H&S improvement, promote a positive safety culture
  • Provide high level H&S advice to senior level operational managers
  • Ensure compliance to legal standards and the internal H&S management system, and that external audit recommendations are met
  • Undertake accident, incident and near miss investigations, capturing any areas of learning

The Candidate:

  • Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH), or Grad IOSH working towards or willing to work towards CMIOSH
  • NEBOSH Diploma, NCRQ Level 6 Diploma or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as operational H&S professional
  • Additional professional skill highly desirable e.g. noise, ergonomics, occupational hygiene
  • Excellent communicator and influencer, able to make an impact within teams at all levels
  • Able to provide out of hours support on a rota basis

Reference: AC 12464

Shirley Parsons

Shirley Parsons is a specialist Health and Safety Recruitment agency and is the only specialist Health and Safety agency headed by a CMIOSH Safety professional. From a standing start in 2005 the co...

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