There is now a vacancy within Occupational Health and Safety for a Safety Advisor. The successful applicant will be expected to be capable of supporting the Lead Safety Advisors to provide sufficient measures to allow BCC to fulfil its legal duties, to provide the necessary support for managers and employees to achieve this and to monitor and measure compliance accordingly. As a minimum, you must be in possession of a NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent, be capable of delivering a range of services such as compliance audits, delivering training courses covering a number of safety related topics, carrying out workplace inspections and accident investigations and providing advice and guidance to a large and diverse range of internal and external customers. Whilst not essential, experience within a Local Authority setting would be beneficial.
You must have a good knowledge of current health and safety legislation.
You must have good communications skills
You must have analytical and report writing skills
You will work as part of a team
Experience in providing health and safety advice to Managers and Employees
Experience in producing and presenting training material
Promotion of a positive health and safety culture
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.
For informal enquires please contact:
Safety Lead Directorates
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.Supporting documents