Health and Safety Advisor

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Recruiter
Location
Huntingdon
Salary
£29,816 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
23 Oct 2017
Ref
00317007
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Health and Safety Advisor 

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety professional. 

Our client is responsible for delivering a fire and rescue service to the 805,000 people of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. They operate from 28 fire stations, 27 of which are operational. Their stations vary in status from being staffed 24/7, 365 days a year, to being completely on-call, meaning firefighters are on call day and night and are alerted to incidents by a pager. 

Position: Health and Safety Advisor 
Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire 
Contract type: Permanent, full time 
Hours: 37 hours per week 
Salary: £29,816 per annum 
Benefits: include 28 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, family friendly policies 

Closing Date: 23 October 2017 at 12:00PM 
Interview date: Tuesday 31 October 2017 or Wednesday 01 November 2017 

About the Role: 

The Service is looking for a Health and Safety Advisor to be responsible for delivering an effective, specialist technical support to line managers and supervisory offices within the Service. 

The Health and Safety Advisor will maintain health and safety project activities and research as directed by the Health and Safety team leader as well as supporting management teams through development, review and maintenance of operational risk assessments. You will identify and recommend effective solutions to address potential health and safety environmental management system weaknesses through audit / review processes. 

About You: 

To be considered for this position, you will need to hold a NEBOSH Certificate (or equivalent) as well as Technical Membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (TechIOSH). Experience of H&S Audit, Inspection and Risk Assessment is an essential requirement, as is a full current driving licence. 

You will have up to date knowledge of current and forthcoming safety legislation and associated guidance and best practice and the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, guidance and standards in a practical and pragmatic manner. Good working IT knowledge as well as a clear and concise communication style are also key requirements. 

Ideally, you’ll have an understanding of OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 as well experience of providing H&S advice and expertise to staff at all levels. Equally, the ability to analyse and interpret accident / indecent trends and reports to identify potential weaknesses and failure points is also highly desirable. 

You may have experience of the following: Health and Safety Advisor, Health and Safety Officer, H&S Advisor, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, NEBOSH, TechIOSH, H&S Officer, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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