Health, Safety & Wellbeing Adviser

£18.00 - £20.00 per hour
10 Jan 2018
07 Feb 2018
Martyn Aitken
Job Type

Job Title: Health & Saftey Advisor Job Type : Temp / Contract Job Location Edinburgh Job Duration 3 months +

Job Title : health & Safety Advisor
Job Type: Temporary 3 months +
Job Location: Edinburgh

You will be working for a large Housing Association near Edinburgh

Main purpose of job:

To support and facilitate the management of health & safety, fire safety and employee wellbeing throughout the organisation by providing specialist support, advice, guidance on best practice and training, and to monitor processes which enable the Association to positively fulfil its commitment to health, safety and employee wellbeing

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice to management, staff and the Association's Board on all aspects of health & safety policy, practice and procedure associated with the business and activities of the Association.
  • Revise, update and develop the Association's Health & Safety Policy and Health & Safety Manual to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and help promote best practice in health & safety management.
  • Liaise closely and work positively and collaboratively with all departments and line managers to ensure all matters relating to health & safety planning, risk assessment and fire risk assessment and training are progressed effectively.
  • Assist other departments in any issue of health & safety involving or potentially involving the work of contractors.
  • Develop a framework and programme for health & safety risk assessments to be carried out regularly in all developments and offices.

Essential Skills:

  • able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the management of health, safety, employee well-being and fire safety requirements
  • Experienced health & safety professional with strong knowledge and understanding of current health & safety legislation, management systems and best practice.
  • A formal health & safety qualification or accreditation recognised for membership of the IOSH at Technician level (or equivalent).
  • Membership of IOSH and evidence of CPD.

What you need to do now:

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