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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £14.46 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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Health and Safety Advisor required for a fantastic contract based in Rotherham

The Role

  • Provide professional and competent advice, guidance, information and instruction to stakeholders as required, ensuring appropriate policies, procedures, training and assessments are in place, in line with national legislation and guidance
  • Develop and implement systems and processes to ensure the reporting and investigation of accidents/incidents and the implementation of controls as and when appropriate.
  • Direct and undertake complex investigation and reporting of accidents / incidents, keeping stakeholders informed and ensuring follow up action is taken as appropriate and monitor for compliance
  • Ensure the council is aware of and carrying out its statutory responsibilities in relation to legislation, guidance and codes of practice through development and implementation of a council wide safety management system
  • Work with senior officers to identify occupations/activities requiring risk assessment and provide support to address the safety implications
  • Prepare and deliver reports, information and statistical returns as required, including analysis and interpretation of information
  • Carry out complex audits and inspections in accordance with risk based priority planning programmes, providing advice and support on actions required to achieve compliance with legislation, guidance etc and where necessary enforcement action monitor compliance
  • Develop and implement systems and processes to ensure the competence of contractors are routinely assessed and monitored by those Managers responsible.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of strategies, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, guidance etc
  • Conduct routine audits of the system and processes developed and embedded across the Council, which relate to health and safety matters
  • To be proactive in engaging stakeholders to ensure the success of the council wide safety management system, including representing the council as appropriate and maintaining working relationships with statutory bodies / enforcement agencies
  • Support the service in the coordination and delivery of Health and Safety training across the council
  • Develop and maintain knowledge and information of local and national regulations, policies and procedures

The Requirements

  • Previous experience working with a council would be highly beneficial
  • Experience working in a health and safety role

The Contract

  • Based in Rotherham
  • Temp Contract
  • Full Time Hours
  • £14.46 per hour (Paid via Umbrella Company - Rate Uplifted to cover charges)

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email