Health and Safety Adviser

3 days left

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
PO4 - £41,465 - £44,374
Posted
23 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Public
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

Health and Safety Adviser
Vacancy Reference Number: PLA00463

Directorate:          Place

Division:               Public Realm

Section:                Regulatory Services

Team:                   Corporate Health & Safety

Grade:                  PO4 - £41,465 - £44,374

Contract Type:     Permanent

Number of Posts: 2

Hours per week:  35

Role Purpose

A large Local Authority is expanding its Corporate Health and Safety Team and looking for two qualified, experienced and passionate Health and Safety Advisors. The Team sits in the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Service within the Place Directorate.

The posts have a broad remit that includes corporate health, safety and environmental management providing advice and support to five Directorates. Service areas include schools, parks and open spaces, waste, depot, transport, mortuary services and much more.

Key Responsibilities

Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist – Key Responsibilities include

Develop, Implement and audit HSMS/EMS Systems

Review and update COSHH risk assessments

Site Occupational Health & Safety duties

Administration of HSMS/EMS Management Systems documentation

Deliver health safety and environmental management initiatives

Training

Investigate incidents

Requirements

Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist – skills and experience required include

Proven Local Authority/commercial experience

Knowledge of ISO14001 and ISO45001

Strong Management Systems auditing experience

Passionate about Health, Safety and Environmental Management - able to spread this enthusiasm across the Team/Council

Strong , influential personality

Communication skills at all levels

NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ 4/5

Chartered Member of IOSH

Additional Information

To discuss these positions please contact Stuart McGregor on 0207 364 4193 

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Internal/ External

Agency

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers

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