Health & Safety Advisor

Location
Sunderland
Salary
£32,465 - 35,197 per year
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
13396 (CS)
Contact
Nathan Thompson
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

We are working exclusively with a Housing Association in the North East to recruit a Health & Safety Advisor. In this newly created role, you will join the existing Health & Safety team and provide advice to all colleagues within the Group and support the Head of Health & Safety in the development and implementation of the Group's Health & Safety strategy.

The Role:

  • Providing advice and guidance to Group colleagues on the suitability of risk assessments, method statements and other relevant documents submitted by Group contractors.
  • Investigate accidents, near misses, dangerous occurrences and other incidents and provide timely reports and recommendations, notifying relevant parties as appropriate.
  • Oversee the health and safety mentor programme to ensure it operates effectively across the Group.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of a health and safety communications plan to ensure effective communication with Group colleagues.

The Candidate:

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and Grad IOSH membership.
  • A track record in delivering projects and driving improvements within deadlines and to agreed targets.
  •  Experience of the effective management of health and safety in the Housing or Property Management sectors.
  • Proactive thinker with strong influencing and engagement skills.

Reference: CS-13396