Senior Health and Safety Advisor

5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
£40,028 - £46,431
05 Jun 2018
25 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options

The Role

Camden council is looking to recruit a Senior Health and Safety Advisor who enjoys a challenge and wants to be part of our team of professionals. The role will involve working with senior managers and heads of service to develop and deliver innovative health and safety solutions within a large and complex organisation.

The role will predominately be to provide advice within our Supporting Communities Directorate, which includes key services such as Environmental, Libraries, Estates as well as Property Management.

The post offers a suitably qualified and experienced health and safety professional the opportunity to develop their skills by providing a variety of work, such as being involved in audits, inspections, formulating policies, investigating accidents, advising staff and leading operational and specialist activities.

About you

You will be qualified in NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent. You will also be a corporate member of IOSH or will be working towards this. You will be experienced in developing and delivering safety policies and procedures across a large and complicated organisation and be able to lead both specialist and operational safety activities. Experience of working within a local authority would be advantageous.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with senior managers, employees and key stakeholders to advise them on a range of complex occupational health and safety issues. You will be exposed to risk assessment, audits, accident investigation and derive reports and findings from these.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

 Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity
To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow

In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Monday 25th June 2018, 23:59

Interviews to be held: Friday 6th July 2018.

Please quote reference: 180000K5

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:

16th July

20th August

17th September