Lead Health and Safety Practitioner - Health and Safety Service

Closing date
7 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Health and Safety Department
Lead Health and Safety Practitioner (1 Post)
Band 7
37.5 Hours
Salary: £40,872- £47,846

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join our dedicated team in the Health and Safety Department in providing expert advice and guidance covering the general subject of Health and Safety within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The post holder will report directly to a Health and Safety Manager and will provide leadership to a team of health and safety practitioners and health and safety officers. You should have a minimum of three to five years experience as a safety professional (preferably in a large organisation) with a recognised qualification in Health and Safety (OH&S diploma as a minimum). Experience and knowledge of working within a healthcare environment and one other, for example, construction, would be advantageous.

Applicants should have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legal, best practice and practical application required to provide expert health and safety advice, training and guidance to all staff within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

As training and communication will form a large proportion of the posts activities, excellent presentation and communication skills are necessary to meet the essential and desired criteria.

The hours are worked; Mon Fri 0900-1700

Informal Contact
Informal enquiries to Kirsty Strannigan, Head of Health and Safety, Email: kirsty.strannigan@ggc.scot.nhs.uk or telephone 07870879567.

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

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