Health and Safety Adviser

Location
Devon, England
Salary
From: £32910 To: £36922
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
01 Apr 2021
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint an experienced health and safety professional to work as an integral member of a busy, supportive and established team. The role will nominally be based in Exeter however flexible working and home working is encouraged. The role will require travel throughout Devon to a broad range of teams and establishments.

Amongst your specific areas of focus will be auditing as well as the review and implementation of a wide range of health and safety policies and guidance. You will have allocated areas of H&S specialism and be responsible for the interpretation of legislation and guidance to provide appropriate advice to your Services and establishments. You will also be required to develop and deliver training, both face to face and remotely, to a wide audience.

As a minimum you should hold the NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and be CMIOSH or actively working towards this, with good post-qualification experience. A sound knowledge of current H&S legislation is essential, and you will be required to carry out significant accident investigations. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to engage with individuals and groups across all levels of the organisation. You must also be able to deliver a range of both in-house and externally accredited training. Significant experience in the public sector (particularly education) and multi-site organisations would be an advantage as would a good understanding of Office 365.

Interviews will be held in week commencing 12 April 2021.

The start date will be early August 2021.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Simon Bates on 01392 381863 or email [email protected]

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