Health and Safety Advisor

Salary Scale: £32,974 - £43,471 per annum
06 Sep 2018
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Health and Safety Department

Health and Safety Advisor, Band 7

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced Safety Practitioner to join a newly formed Health & Safety Team within NHS Tayside. You will take a key role in the management of health and safety systems, supporting the development, delivery and effectiveness of health and safety across the organisation.

You should hold Chartered Membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH) and/or hold the NEBOSH Diploma in Health and Safety or a relevant related degree. Good knowledge and understanding of relevant UK Safety legislation is essential, as is the ability to be tenacious and promote best practice across NHS Tayside. Persuading and influencing skills are also essential to support and facilitate a change in attitude of managers and staff.

You should have experience of providing health and safety advice and technical support within a large and complex organisation and have the capability of working independently with key stakeholders as well as working as part of a team. You should be prepared to be flexible in your approach and motivated to ‘do the right thing’ within a busy, care driven environment.

You will be required to achieve the mandatory Induction standards for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland and to comply with the Code of Conduct throughout your employment.

Informal inquiries welcome to Isabel Armstrong, Head of Health and Safety telephone on 01382 660111 ext. 54830 or email

Hours of work are: 37.5 per week

To download the full application pack from our website, please click Apply now.

Completed applications should be returned to (quoting the job reference number in the subject box) or to HR & OD Directorate, NHS Tayside, Level 9, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote reference number - CH/147/18

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms – 28 September 2018