2x Health and Safety Advisor

Glasgow City
18 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time


In line with statutory obligations, this role is responsible for the provision of professional advice on all health and safety matters to ensure the safety of all officers and staff in the course of their employment, the safety of the public and those who are directly or indirectly affected by operational activities. The role will assist in creating a safe and healthy working environment by developing and implementing policies, procedures and training.

One of the primary roles for these temporary posts is to assist with the design of our new Health & Safety Management System so a good working knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and experience of writing guidance documents will be essential.


You will be educated to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator at all levels. A driving licence is essential for this role.

You must have a membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and a chartered membership of IOSH (or actively working towards)

This full time post is temporary for 18 months and requires Standard Recruitment Vetting. You will work 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

The following essential competencies will be used for the selection process:

  1. Respect for Diversity
  2. Personal Effectiveness
  3. Effective Communication
  4. Team Working
  5. Problem Solving
  6. Job Knowledge


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual salary increments
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment 
  • Wide range of family friendly policies 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Access to range of staff associations 
  • Scottish Police Recreation Association
  • Scottish Police Credit Union  
  • Staff uniform (where applicable)
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme


The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.


Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of three years immediately prior to application.


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Alternatively for more information and an application pack please visit https://www.scotland.police.uk/recruitment/police-staff/current-vacancies/health-and-safety-advisor-1/

We are happy to accept applications via CV or completed application form for this role

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