Health and Safety Adviser

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£28,688.00 to £34,234.00 per annum
01 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Health and Safety Adviser

The City of Edinburgh Council plays a central role in shaping the continued success of Edinburgh as a 21st century capital city.

Our responsibilities are wide-ranging, from our schools through to social work, housing, economic development, parks and green spaces, culture and sport, festivals and events and roads and transport.

People are at the centre of everything we do - whether it’s our employees, our residents or our visitors.

The role of Health and Safety Adviser presents a great opportunity to join a corporate team supporting the delivery of excellent health and safety standards. This wide ranging role includes provision of expert advice on health and safety, carrying out of health and safety audits, monitoring and investigating incidents and delivery of health and safety training.

We are looking for an experienced health and safety professional who has

  • NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent).
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a full-time health and safety role.
  • Experience of implementing safety management systems including development of policies and guidance.
  • Experience of health and safety auditing.
  • Experience of delivering health and safety training.
  • Expert knowledge of health and safety legislation and regulations.
  • Excellent organisational, influencing and communication skills and the ability to drive change through others.

As a permanent employee of the City of Edinburgh Council the post-holder will enjoy a number of related staff benefits inclusive of generous holiday entitlement, flexi-time, flexi-leave working and option to join the Lothian Pension Fund which is part of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The working hours are 36 hours per week.