Health and Safety Advisor

  • Reference: Great Places Housing Group
  • Application closing date: 24 Nov 2017 17:00

Job Description

As the Health and Safety Advisor you will support the Head of Health and Safety to ensure that Great Places Housing Group meets the necessary legislative obligations and drive the continuous improvement of Health and Safety Management System. You will be responsible for monitoring, evaluating and reviewing existing, new and upcoming health and safety legislation and ensure that the group has systems and practices in place to meet legal compliance.


Candidate Requirements

To be successful in this role you will need to have working knowledge of health and safety management systems and the relevant requirements of continued compliance and hold a NEBOSH National General Certificate, or equivalent. You will be a member of IOSH (Tech / Grad) with proven experience in a similar health and safety role where you have a track record of improving health and safety within a working environment.

You will have experience in the delivery of Health and Safety training accompanied with working knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Office products. In addition to this you will hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle for work. You will need flexibility to work outside office hours to attend meetings and events.

You may have previous experience working within the housing sector and with the design of Health and Safety training, risk assessments, policies, processes and safe systems of work.   We would like to hear from people who have gained experience in a variety of health and safety topics such as lone working, stress, noise, HAVS, DSE, equipment, transport etc.  We provide support to Repairs, Supported Housing, General Needs Housing and Central Services.  Furthermore, if you have knowledge of fire, asbestos, legionella, electrical, and gas regulations they would love to hear from you.

You may have experience of the following: Health and Safety Advisor, Health and Safety Officer, Health and Safety Manager, Health and Safety Consultant. 

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 35 per week
  • Pay: £28,669 Annually

Additional Information

Benefits: Include competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing with service, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

How to Apply

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