Health and Safety Advisor

Location
Bristol
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Ref
00064729
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The business is a growing company, currently with a team of 17, that provides the complete range of outsourced HR and Health and Safety services to small and medium sized businesses. Their clients are from all sectors and industries which provides for a very varied and challenging role offering exposure and development opportunities to all areas of Health and Safety.

The Role:

They need an experienced, business focused and pragmatic Health and Safety professional with excellent interpersonal skills to help provide the full comprehensive HS service offering to their very varied client base.

They are looking for a flexible, motivated individual with excellent organisational and time management skills to join their expanding, fast paced, professional A friendly manner and creative flair are key for this role as well as a strong attention to detail.

You will be expected to have a clear focus on delivery and a keen eye for detail and would be expected to hit the ground running.

Main duties:

In this role you will report to the Health and Safety Manager and will ensure that they provide the first level health and safety service to their customers ensuring they meet all response times and quality standards, making every customer contact with the company a positive experience.

You will be able to advise clients and business partners on health and safety law and processes.

You will have a sound knowledge and an awareness of the resources available in order to advise on areas such as CDM, COSHH, Asbestos, Working at height, Manual Handling, training etc.

In the role you will carry out, review and draft bespoke risk assessments, fire risk assessments, risk assessments of hazardous substances in line with COSHH regulations and safe systems of work.

You will be able to review and develop health and safety policies and complete site audits and inspections along with accident investigations.

Candidate requirements:
- NEBOSH National General Certificate or working towards this qualification.
- Excellent working knowledge of Health and Safety Law
- Experience of completing all types of risk assessments
- Must have a good telephone manner, and excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Evidence of being clearly focussed on action and delivery
- Commercially aware of needs of small businesses
- IT literate and experience of Microsoft packages including word and excel
- Accuracy and attention to detail paramount
- A flexible, commercial and sensible approach towards Health and Safety matters
- Confident and belief in own ability
- Able to use your own initiative in solving problems
- Able to negotiate effectively
- Able to work under pressure
- Good sense of humour
- Full and valid driving licence

Benefits:
- Honest and open, hardworking, supportive and fun team environment
- Development opportunities
- Contributory pension scheme
- Company paid health cash plan
- Access to private healthcare
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Cycle to work scheme