Health and Safety Advisor

Location
Tower Hamlets, London (Greater)
Salary
PO4 - £41,466 - £44,373
Posted
04 Oct 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Ref
PLA00496
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Public
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Health and Safety Advisor
Vacancy Reference Number: PLA00496

Directorate:          Place
Division:               Public Realm
Section:                Regulatory Services
Team:                   Corporate Health & Safety
Number of Posts: 1

Benefits and Allowances

Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review.

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.

Role Purpose

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: Redeployees/ 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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