Health & Safety Advisor
Health & Safety Advisor
£45,636 pa plus essential car user allowance of £1,800 pa
Croydon or Sittingbourne
What you'll do
If you have the enthusiasm to promote a positive safety culture within Optivo and our partners then why not join us as a Health & Safety Advisor.
You’ll be supporting the Health & Safety Manager and the Director of Health & Safety in all aspects of Health & Safety compliance across Optivo. You will also sssist in establishing, developing, managing and monitoring the H & S Management System and the continual improvement of H & S across the organisation.
You’ll be working as day-to-day support for Managers and staff across Optivo, ensuring that our policies & procedures are consistently applied in line with the principles of sensible risk management. Whilst continuously promoting a culture of managing and being accountable for risk is recognised as being an essential part of business as usual.
What you'll need
You’ll have experience of working as a Health & Safety Advisor or equivalent experience and have a professional qualification in Health and Safety (minimum NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent).
You’ll have excellent up-to-date knowledge of H & S legislation, guidance and best practice, along with strong communication skills, and have the ability to work effectively with staff throughout the organisation regardless of seniority or background.
This role will require some travel to various sites where required, so candidates must hold a valid UK driving licence.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 25th February 2021 at midnight. Shortlisting will conclude on Wednesday 3rd March 2021. Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams Video Link on Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th March 2021.
What’s in it for you?
You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 27 days (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities). If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you.
Inclusion and Diversity
At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.
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