Health and Safety Adviser

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£29,286.52 (plus £2000 car allowance)
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Public

Health and Safety Adviser

We are a charitable housing association that owns and manages more than 18,000 homes – and developing thousands more – across Yorkshire. We also provide a range of services so that people can live independently. All our profits are reinvested so that we can do even more for our customers. Our ambition is that everyone has the opportunity to live in a quality home they can afford.

We are currently seeking a Health and Safety Adviser to be based at Dysons Chambers, Leeds City Centre on a Permanent contract for 35 hours per week.

The main purpose of this role is to provide comprehensive health and safety advice and guidance to assist the Corporate Health and Safety Manager in enabling Yorkshire Housing to meet its obligations under health and safety legislation.

As a member of the Health and Safety team, you will share responsibility for delivery of health and safety objectives within the remit of the team. Aspects of your role will include you to lead cross-departmental project groups where required and ensure projects are achieved on time and to a high standard, within budgets and meeting key performance indicators.

You will also be expected to work closely with YH contracts, partners and constructors by conducting annual health and safety assessments annually and also carrying out onsite inspections. 

As a Health and Safety Adviser, it will be your duty to investigate accidents and/or dangerous occurrences, ensuring approved recommendations are implemented and making recommendations. 

We are looking for people who are committed to our company values and can demonstrate this by:

Respect: having knowledge and awareness of health and safety legislation and best practice within the service sector and construction

Reliability: demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to deliver reports, policies, procedures, guidelines, etc

Enthusiasm: be able to demonstrable commitment to service excellence

The closing date for applications will be Sunday 10 December 2017

Interviews will take place on 15th January 2018. 

To apply for this role, please go to: https://www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk/careers/

Please note CV's will not be accepted. 

Yorkshire Housing is proactively working to implement its Equality and Diversity Policy.  We positively welcome and support diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.