Health and Safety Advisor

Tower Hamlets
£41,466 - £44,373
04 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Health and Safety Advisor

Vacancy Reference Number: PLA00496

Directorate:          Place

Division:               Public Realm

Section:                Regulatory Services

Team:                   Corporate Health & Safety

Grade:                  PO4 - £41,466 - £44,373

Contract Type:     Permanent

Number of Posts: 1

Hours per week:  35

Benefits and Allowances

Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review.

A large Local Authority is expanding its Corporate Health and Safety Team and looking for two qualified, experienced and passionate Health and Safety Advisors. The Team sits in the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Service within the Place Directorate.

The posts have a broad remit that includes corporate health, safety and environmental management providing advice and support to five Directorates. Service areas include schools, parks and open spaces, waste, depot, transport, mortuary services and much more.

Role Purpose

Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist – Key Responsibilities include

Develop, Implement and audit HSMS/EMS Systems

Review and update COSHH risk assessments

Site Occupational Health & Safety duties

Administration of HSMS/EMS Management Systems documentation

Deliver health safety and environmental management initiatives


Investigate incidents


Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist – skills and experience required include

Proven Local Authority/commercial experience

Knowledge of ISO14001 and ISO45001

Strong Management Systems auditing experience

Passionate about Health, Safety and Environmental Management - able to spread this enthusiasm across the Team/Council

Strong, influential personality

Communication skills at all levels

NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ 4/5

Chartered Member of IOSH

Additional Information

To discuss these positions please contact Stuart McGregor on 0207 364 4193

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External/ Agency

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website

 Closing Date: 27th October 2019

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