Health and Safety Advisors

Council House, Manor Square, Solihull B91 3QB
28221 - 35229
04 Mar 2019
19 Mar 2019
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37.0 Hours per Week

Whilst the post is full time, applications for part time/term time working would be considered.

We are looking for experienced health and safety professionals with a genuine interest in the safety and wellbeing of people to join our team at Solihull Council.

As a Health and Safety Advisor you will work as part of a dedicated team responsible for delivering an effective and customer focused health and safety advisory service to managers and employees across a diverse range of Council services, external customers, school academies and other partner organisations.

You will be values orientated, solutions focused and have a collaborative ‘can do’ work style, and be required to deliver complex professional advice and guidance and promote the principles of sensible and proportionate risk management.

To be successful in this role you will already hold or be working towards attaining the NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent, and hold professional membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) with an up-to-date record of continued professional development. You will be able to demonstrate experience on the application of Health and Safety Management Systems, working in compliance with appropriate legislation and best practice guidance. Whilst experience of working in Local Government, Schools and Housing would be advantageous, it is not essential.

The ability to travel effectively inside and outside the Borough is essential for this post.

In return we offer you a great opportunity to be part of a valued and supportive Health and Safety Support Team, developing your skills and experience to make a real difference to the safety and wellbeing of others. Working for Solihull means that we can offer employees a great working environment, together with a range of flexible working options, attractive staff discounts and a career average pension scheme.

To apply, please click the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Mark Wills, Health and Safety Team Manager by email: or by telephone: 0121 704 6829.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Not Required.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not required.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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