Health and Safety Advisor


Health and Safety Advisor

Health and Safety Advisor. A Bradley Stoke engineering firm need a Health and Safety Advisor to join the team. Working as a Health and Safety Advisor across a number of sectors including healthcare, schools and high security sites you will be part of the process development and improvement across the business.
This role manages the health, safety and environmental requirements across the business. There is approximately an 80/20 split between time in the office and on-site. Initially this Health and Safety Advisor role will be mainly office-based but will require flexibility to suit the needs of the role. This opportunity will suit an individual keen to progress in the Health & Safety field and grow their role within the company.
Key Health and Safety Advisor responsibilities

  • Work with external Health & Safety consultants and management team to support best practice throughout the business, including site visits
  • Prepare, collate and maintain all records relating to health & safety compliance, performance reports and update the relevant databases
  • Coordinate and maintain the accident reporting system and follow up accident investigation paperwork
  • Prepare and oversee health and safety meetings including reporting statistics, minute taking, actions and presentations
  • Collate Health and safety reports from site visits and for the management team
  • Coordinate ongoing development and implementation of effective health and safety systems, policies and procedures
  • Oversee provision of all PPE and equipment requirements to include regular equipment testing/calibration and supporting records
  • Support and administration of all relevant accreditations and memberships
  • Drive and review the implementation of environmental processes and systems
  • Work closely with the management team and external consultants regarding quality/ISO 9001 requirements and assisting with the internal audits where required
  • Work across the business to implement and manage all training and competence records and requirements



Key Skills and Attributes

  • Previous experience of Health and Safety practices
  • Ideally NEBOSH qualified or working towards NEBOSH certificate
  • Self-starter able to drive projects, with a structured approach to working
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload effectively
  • Managing multiple tasks, working to weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels internally and externally
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with external service providers
  • Ability to provide first-contact advice before passing on technical enquiries to appropriate team members
  • Strong administrator with excellent Microsoft Excel, Word and general computing skills
  • Good report writing skills; ability to present complex information clearly and logically
  • Responsible, reliable individual able to apply discretion and maintain employee's confidence, and confidentiality
  • DBS/Security clearance
  • Local to Bristol area, willing and able to travel at short notice
  • Full, clear driving licence



The Health and Safety Advisor salary is c. £30k + company vehicle + benefits

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Posted
05/01/2022
Location
South West England, England, UK