Health and Safety Advisor / Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Council House / Working from Home
£31,346 - £43,857
15 Feb 2021
08 Mar 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

37.0 Hours per Week

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

We have an opportunity for a health and safety professional with a range of expertise and experience to join our team at Solihull Council.

As one of our Health and Safety Advisors/Senior Advisors 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, schools and academies, external customers and other partner organisations.

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

To be successful in this role you will already hold a relevant qualification such as the. NEBOSH National General Certificate or higher, 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 as well as working in compliance with appropriate legislation and best practice guidance. Whilst experience of working in Local Government, Schools and Social Housing would be advantageous, it is not essential.

Currently working from home (normal office located at the Council House) the ability to travel effectively inside and outside the Borough will be 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 professional 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.

Interview/assessment: Week commencing 15 March 2021

Please note we do not accept CVs.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Children.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

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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