Health & Safety Advisor - Sheffield

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
23 Apr 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Health & Safety Advisor - Sheffield

Hours- 35 per week (+5 hours paid lunch)


We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime. Last year alone we helped support, house, educate, advise and speak out for 38,000 disadvantaged young people and adults - and you could now help us make an even bigger impact going forward.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Health & Safety practitioner with a NEBOSH diploma (or equivalent), ideally with exposure to audit processes. The purpose of the job is to ensure that Nacro’s health & safety strategy, management systems and policies & procedures are compliant with its legal responsibilities and represent good practice.  The successful candidate should be prepared to travel away from their base location for around 50% of their time and should possess a current clean driving licence.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • To ensure relevant, effective advice and guidance is given to line managers
  • Ensure compliance with health & safety policy and procedural requirements
  • Recommend, agree and execute a programme of independent audits
  • Work with line managers to ensure they take a swift and effective remedial action as appropriate 
  • Drive the improvement of the Health & Safety policy, procedures and practice throughout the organisation
  • Championing Health and Safety at all level.
  • Effective engagement with all directorates both daily at a working level and via Health and Safety Management Groups and Health & Safety Committee  

Please note, interviews for this role will be held week commencing 13th May 2019.

If you’re keen to make a real difference at the same time as expanding your career prospects, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

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Nacro is currently in discussions with Unite the Union with regards to proposed changes to our annual leave entitlement for all new staff who join the organisation from the 1st April 2019 onwards.

As of this date our proposal is as follows:

25 days annual leave (plus statutory holidays) rising by 1 extra day of annual leave for each complete year of service  until a maximum of 30 days annual leave (plus 8 statutory holidays) is reached at 5 years of service Pro rata for part time employees.

The annual leave arrangements will be set out fully in the offer of employment.