Health & Safety Advisor

Recruiter
Citi Recruit Ltd
Location
St Albans
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
HEALTH & SAFETY ADVISOR

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Health & Safety Advisor to join an established Engineering and Construction company in the Hertfordshire area.

Health & Safety Advisor Duties & Responsibilities:

The Health and Safety Advisor is responsible for assisting the HSEQ Compliance Manager in the planning, implementation, management, co‐ordination and managed input for Health and Safety of various projects
Carry out risk assessments and evaluate and implement cost effective measures to reduce risk to its lowest practicable level.

Produce management reports for issue to the HSEQ Manager on a monthly basis, and maintain a high profile for H&S through staff briefings, Lunch and Learn, training sessions for staff development, newsletters and bulletins as appropriate

Maintain and implement the Company’s Health and Safety Training Matrix ensuring staff competency levels across the business are maintained.
Conduct regular workplace inspections to monitor the effectiveness of the safety policy, procedures and practices.

Ensure project documents folders are complete, current and well organised

Ensure all risk assessment/method statements – H & S is up to date and being implemented, making sure the quality standards are met

Liaise with clients efficiently and effectively

Produce project H&S reports and updates

Flexible approach due to due the potential travel aspect, as this is a position that may involve travelling to multiple sites which may involve some overnight stays.

Full clean Driving License

A flexible, ‘can-do’ approach is essential due to duties that may fall outside of Health and Safety Coordinator i.e. working as part of wider team.

Due to the nature of the position the successful candidate will be working under the guidance of their mentor and project managers, to carry out all duties and responsibilities in a timely, efficient and professional manner as well as possessing a flexible, ‘can-do’ attitude

Health & Safety Advisor Skills, Experience and Training:

> NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent

> Communication and presentation skills sufficient to establish credibility with a ‘knowledge’ worker at meetings, briefings and via written documents
Soft skills sufficient to enable influencing, persuading, and coaching of staff across the business.

> Broad knowledge of risk assessment practices.

> Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and externally hosted computer Based Training Programs

Health & Safety Advisor Salary and Benefits:

> Salary is dependent on level of experience. Anywhere up to £35,000 - negotiable
> 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
> Company Pension Scheme
> Further training and development

So if you are an experienced Health & Safety Advisor OR relatively new to the Health & Safety sector and would like a challenging and rewarding role within an established Engineering and Construction company, send in your CV today

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