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    Health & Safety Adviser

    | £34,853.00 – £37,965.00

    Job: Health & Safety Adviser


    Posted: Jan 31, 2023


    Global Highland is currently seeking a Health and Safety Adviser to join a team of professional individuals in the Public Sector with an attractive salary of £34853 - £37965 per annum.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join the Health and Safety Team, to assist in the provision of a comprehensive H&S advisory service to the various services of the company to meet statutory requirements and to actively assist the Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager in developing and maintaining a strong and positive health and safety culture.

    The role of Health and Safety Adviser is paramount in supporting the continued health, safety, and wellbeing of staff through the development, implementation, and maintenance of all H&S policies, guidance, procedures, systems, and legislative requirements.

    The role

    • Provide consultancy health and safety support and advice to Service managers and to provide advice and assistance as appropriate to other employees
    • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of health and safety policies, guidance, initiatives, and procedures in line with legislative and organisational needs – both existing and impending.
    • Assist, devise, organise and deliver health and safety training and/or awareness sessions as part of the health and safety training and awareness programme.
    • Routinely investigate, and report on adverse accidents, incidents and loss arising out of, or in connection with, the company’s undertakings with a view to expediting proactive action (as appropriate), including advising duty holders on revised practices and/or remedial action.
    • Help ensure that all notifiable accidents, dangerous occurrences, and cases of occupational disease are referred as necessary to the HSE – checking the quality and accuracy of returns completed by Services.
    • Carry out testing and monitoring of working conditions, equipment, substances used and practices and procedures, as appropriate, to ensure compliance with current legislation.
    • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of statutes, regulations and general developments associated with occupational health, safety, and welfare at work; assist in their interpretation in the context of the work or activities of client services and ensure that relevant managers and employees are advised appropriately.
    • Liaise as necessary, with external bodies and organisation (e.g. other local authorities, HSE, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Insurance).

    Essential Criteria

    • A professional qualification in occupational health and safety (NEBOSH diploma or equivalent)
    • Chartered membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

    The Person

    • Health and safety experience in a Local Authority or other multidisciplinary organisation
    • Ability to prioritise workload
    • Able to work with others co-operatively to achieve better services and customer focused outcomes
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Willing to travel (including overnight stays)

    If you are interested in joining our client’s team where the culture is focused on creating a positive work environment for all, where no day is the same and somewhere where you can develop and be successful in your role then please contact Chloe at Global Highland.

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    £34,853.00 – £37,965.00 (per Annum)
    permanent - Full Time
    Public Sector

    Chloe Miller


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