Health and Safety Advisors

7 days left

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£27,041 - £29,577 pro rata
Posted
06 Jan 2022
Closes
31 Jan 2022
Job Ref
RA0003102
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a friendly, professional team and the diverse services we support.

The Health and Safety Service provides advice, support and guidance to managers and employees covering all relevant health and safety topics and workplace wellbeing issues.

About the Role

Warwickshire County Council are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced health and safety professional who will work as part of a busy Health and Safety service in an exciting and fast pace authority. You will offer expertise and advice on health, safety & wellbeing standards and strategies and provide assurance about risk management and health and safety legislation.

The post is based in Warwick but travel around the County is expected.

You will be involved in delivering a wide range of health, safety & wellbeing functions including:

  • supporting managers on risk management, health and safety legislation, policy and standards
  • advising staff on their responsibilities for health, safety and wellbeing duties
  • delivery of health & safety audits and workplace inspections
  • reviewing accidents and incidents
  • preparing and delivering health, safety & wellbeing training
  • the review of corporate policies and standards

If you want to join us for this challenging and rewarding role you’ll need to:

  • be qualified to at least NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • be a member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH)
  • have recent experience of providing professional level health and safety advice and support, preferably within a large, diverse and complex organisation.

For this role, you’ll need to be confident, a good communicator with a wide and varied audience, have a flexible approach to work, be able to meet deadlines, multi task and have excellent IT skills to be able to produce reports, interpret data and deliver advice to suit the audience. You will also need to be able to work under your own initiative and be highly organised.

This position is suitable for candidates seeking to further their professional career development in health, safety & wellbeing.

The Offer (full time equivalent)

  • Up to £29577, depending on experience
  • Flexible working hours
  • Minimum of 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Car mileage reimbursement for appropriate work-related travel
  • Immediate access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.

Additional Information

  

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Emma Phillips:

Email emmaphillips@warwickshire.gov.uk

Phone: 01926 733803

 

Closing Date: 31st January 2022

 

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

  

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from global ethnic majorities (GEM), individuals with disabilities and men, who are currently under-represented within WCC within this service area. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more