Health Safety and Environmental Advisor - England
If you have a track record in health and safety management systems, and would like to apply your skills and experience in the diverse operational environments of the UK's leading nature conservation charity, this could be the opportunity for you.
We are seeking a committed, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to support The RSPB health, safety and environmental management systems across Eastern England with the flexibility to be home based.
The role will involve advising staff and volunteers on health, safety and environmental matters across the full range of our operations, including; stunning nature reserves with wetlands, woodland and a range of other outdoor spaces, membership recruitment, project delivery, retail and catering outlets, and formal office environments.
A knowledge of or an interest in nature conservation would be an advantage. The RSPB England reserve estate covers over 100 individual sites, with more than 60,000ha that are home to important habitats and wildlife. The Eastern England area includes many important reserves including the flagship site at Minsmere.
You will have a pragmatic and problem solving approach to health, safety and wellbeing, and be willing to learn how to deal with a wide range of issues in sometimes challenging and novel situations. You will be self-reliant, have good interpersonal skills, be IT literate and be willing and able to travel throughout Eastern England and elsewhere when required.
We are looking for at least a Technician Member of IOSH or equivalent looking to use your health and safety knowledge in new and challenging situations. Wellbeing is also of significant importance to our RSPB culture and an understanding of the principles of visitor risk management is highly desirable.
Closing date: 7 December 2020
Interview date: 15 December 2020