Senior Safety Adviser

Rochdale Borough Council
Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU
Grade: 7 £30,095 - £33,486
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Job Role
Health & Safety Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification
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Senior Safety Adviser

Business & Corporate Services
Health & Safety, Well-being

Closing Date:     11th August 2022
Interview Date: 1st September 2022
Interview Type:  In Person

In accordance with Section 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 this post requires the ability to converse at ease with the members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are imperative, as is a flexible, customer-focused approach. You will need to have a good knowledge of up-to-date health and safety standards and techniques, and substantial experience of working in a large multi-disciplined organisation.

Much of the work requires the use of a PC, requiring well-practiced skills and abilities across a range of technology and software.

It is essential that candidates possess the NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) in Occupational Safety and Health, and have two years relevant post-graduate experience.

The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a certain amount of travelling within the role for which casual car user allowance is payable.

The ideal candidate must be committed to following Rochdale Borough Council’s Values and Behaviours:

  • Proud of the difference we make
  • Passionate about the diversities of the Borough
  • Pioneering and open in our approach

The benefits of working for Rochdale Council

  • Competitive annual leave entitlement with 25 days + Bank holidays per annum upon starting, increasing to 30 days + Bank holidays after 5 years’ service
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working schemes - work / life balance, agile working
  • Opportunities for further development and training
  • Family friendly policies including maternity, parental and adoption leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing offer – Occupational Health and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Modern offices

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The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff to share this commitment.

Casual User Car Allowance is payable

Rochdale Borough Council is a great place to work. Please click here for information on Number One Riverside and the borough of Rochdale.

At Rochdale Borough Council we are committed to our Values and Behaviours.

  • Proud of the difference we make
  • Passionate about the diversities of the Borough
  • Pioneering and Open in our Approach

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment.  This means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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