Health & Safety Advisor

Recruiter
Optivo
Location
Croydon
Salary
£43,649 plus £1,800 car allowance
Posted
16 Nov 2018
Closes
07 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Public
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Health & Safety Advisor

Come and make a difference!

Optivo is one of the largest housing providers in the UK, with over 44,000 homes across London, the South East and the Midlands. Health and safety is central to all aspects of our service, and with excellent senior level commitment we’re aiming to be the best in the sector.

We’re looking for a Health & Safety Advisor with a passion for sensible risk management to join our expanding H & S Team. Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager, the role will involve:

  • Co-ordinating H & S requirements across our homes and offices to help keep our staff, residents and other stakeholders healthy and safe
  • Assisting in the production, development, and monitoring of H & S policies and procedures
  • Giving practical advice on the application of H & S legislation
  • Carrying out health and safety audits, inspections, and investigations
  • Producing reports for our Health & Safety Group
  • Supporting those carrying out and reviewing risk assessments
  • Developing and delivering H & S related training and briefings
  • Assisting managers and staff to effectively manage contractors
  • Working well with staff at all levels to develop, support, encourage and embed a positive H & S culture

You’ll need:

  • A professional qualification in Health and Safety (minimum NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent)
  • A levels (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a H & S Advisor
  • Excellent up to date knowledge of H & S legislation, guidance and best practice
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, and a positive ‘can do’ attitude

As well as this extremely rewarding job, you will also have 27 days annual leave, an extra day leave to celebrate your birthday, company pension, access to private medical and continued development and career opportunities throughout your employment with Optivo.

Based at our Head Office in Croydon, you will be required to travel regularly between sites.

Interviews will be held in Croydon in the week commencing 17 December 2018

Closing Date: 5pm on Friday 7 December 2018

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