Health and Safety Advisor

Region:
Kent
Location:
Medway Towns
Sector:
Personnel & HR Jobs
Job Role:
Consultant Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time
Branch:
Chatham Branch
Salary:
£37,000 to £42,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£37000 - £42000 per annum + D.O.E and Company Benefits
Posted:
11/05/2024
Start Date:
asap
Job Ref:
CHHSA01NC

A great opportunity has arisen within a long established company based in Medway Towns for a Health and Safety Advisor to join their team.You will take ownership of of all the health, safety, quality and environmental aspects associated with the business. You will have previous experience of working in a similar role ideally gained within a manufacturing environment.

You will provide advice and guidance on all aspects of health, safety, quality and environment. To monitor and research new health and safety legislation and best practice, giving guidance on implementation and compliance.

Your duties include:

* Prepare health safety strategies and develop internal policy
* Managing accident report records, investigating causes of accidents, near misses and other unsafe conditions where required and finding the best way to prevent future accidents
* Maintaining ISO14001, ISO9001 and HSE documentation for audits both internal and external
* Produce Method Statement and Risk Assessment for site installations.
* Maintaining RIDDOR records and KPI's
* Ensuring all first aid equipment is kept safe and up to date
* Maintaining fire drill and PAT testing records
* Managing maintenance contracts for equipment with legislative safety requirements

Candidate Profile

Excellent written and communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to stakeholders. A highly motivated and experienced professional with a strong background in health and safety regulations. Extensive knowledge of HSE standards, risk management, and compliance. An excellent eye for detail to identify and prevent potential hazards.

Experience/Qualifications

Desirable

* Proven experience as a Health and Safety Advisor
* Previous engineering/technical experience

Essential

* NEBOSH /IOSH certified
* IT Literate (Outlook, Work, Excel)
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and deliver training plans
* Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
* Experience in writing reports and policies
* Organisational skills
* Diligent with great attention to detail

Benefits: Contributory pension scheme, Life assurance

Holidays: 25 days, Birthday and UK Bank Holidays

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