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Date Added: Mon 16/01/2023

Senior Safety Advisor

Rochdale, OL16, UK
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Company: THE RECRUITMENT CO.

Job Type: Hourly

Salary: £16.60 - £18.35 per hour


12 month Temp contract (Jan 23-Jan 24)
Rochdale Based
£16.60-£18.35p/h weekly paid
Full Time/Office Based
Public Sector Job

SENIOR SAFETY ADVISER
NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health, or recognised equivalent
GRADE 7
37 hours per week in accordance with the Authorities Scheme of Flexible Working and service Work Life Balance Scheme

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES OF THE JOB
Provide professional, competent advice and support to Services and Schools within the Council to ensure compliance with legal requirements and council policy relating to health and safety. This role will provide practical and creative solutions to enhance and improve safety and health standards across the council.

WHAT'S NEEDED:


  • NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health, or recognised equivalent

  • Chartered Member of Institution of Occupational Safety & Health, or do you have two years relevant post-grad experience and evidence of CPD.

  • working in a 'consulting style' with managers or groups, to achieve appropriate safety solutions including experience of delivering training or presentations to different audiences in various settings

  • monitoring safety standards by a range of methods, such as inspection, audits, reviews or similar

  • experience of investigating accidents, incidents or complaints, analysing causes, and reporting on action required, taking into account legal implications.

  • experience of writing policy, guidance, safety procedures, instructions or similar in appropriate styles or format to suit particular customer requirements.

  • assessing risk in unusual or complex cases, and of using a range of techniques for risk assessment and management, and guiding managers accordingly.

  • H&S legislation and standards relevant to a local authority and its partner organisations.

  • Mobility is required to be able to attend different sites and buildings across borough to tour, inspect, investigate or evaluate situations. Physical ability is required to carry out inspections or investigations, which may involve access via ladder or similar; or crossing uneven ground surfaces. Must be able to bend, kneel, carry and operate monitoring or recording equipment, or use hand tools for adjusting workstations or calibrating equipment.


Provide professional, competent advice and support to Services and Schools within the Council to ensure compliance with legal requirements and council policy relating to health and safety. This role will provide practical and creative solutions to enhance and improve safety and health standards across the council.

Build and maintain effective working relationships and networks with all levels of management within the allocated customer group.

Control of Resources:


  • Responsible for the direction, support and motivation of self and staff allocated to the potholder.

  • Financial

  • Responsible for working in accordance with the financial regulations and procedures of the Authority.

  • Equipment/Materials

  • To be responsible for all materials and equipment from time to time issued to the post holder or used by staff allocated to the post holder.

  • Health/Safety/Welfare

  • Responsible for the safety and welfare of self and colleagues in accordance with the health and safety policies of the Council.

  • Equality and Diversity

  • To work in accordance with the Authority's policy relating to the promotion of equality and diversity.

  • Training and Development

  • The post holder will be responsible for assisting in the identification and undertaking of his/her own training and development requirements in accordance with the Council's Performance Management Framework.

  • Relationships (Internal and External)

  • Internal

  • Management and staff of the council and its partners, Headteachers, governors and school based staff, members of the council, and trade union representatives.

  • External

  • Staff of other local authorities, representatives of external bodies e.g. HSE, GMFS, AGMA, etc., and representatives of service providers and suppliers.


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The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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