Operational Health and Safety Advisor

Stafford, Staffordshire
£30,756 - £35,229 per annum
02 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
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37 Hours per week – Permanent (Part time/Term Time considered)

Staffordshire County Council is looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about health and safety and keen to take the Council to the next level within a work environment that offers variety and responsibility across a broad range of services.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have previous experience within a similar health and safety role, be qualified at NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent and hold corporate membership of IOSH.

The environment is complex and presents unique challenges, so we are looking for an effective communicator who will be able to influence and use their initiative to ensure health and safety compliance and continual improvement.

Great communications skills, from developing reports about complex issues to delivering health and safety training is essential. You will also need to have experience of carrying out audits, inspections and implementing health and safety policies and procedures. It will be an advantage to have experience of liaising and working with schools as the council provides a traded service to schools and academies.

This role requires the ability to travel across Staffordshire and occasionally outside of Staffordshire. Casual Car User allowance will apply to the role.

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Closing Date: 07/10/2019
Interview Date:  22/10/2019

For more information about the role please contact: Annette Allen, Senior Health and Safety Advisor tel: 01785 355777  or 07815827457

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.