Health and Safety Advisor - Wakefield - Estates/Facilities Management - 6 month initial contract - inside IR35 (PAYE rates) - £25-£35 per hour - 37 hour standard week
About the Team:
Health and Safety is part of our team who cover a large remit of services including maintaining the buildings, security, catering, caretaking, cleaning, maintenance, energy and waste management. The Estates team take extreme pride in the delivery of their service and the standards which they operate. The team works efficiently and effectively together and supports each other on a day to day basis.
About the Role:
Primary point of contact for health and safety. You will promote a positive health and safety culture and embed health and safety within all areas. This will involve providing health and safety function by the active promotion of health and safety awareness and monitoring of health and safety related functions, including risk assessments and training and ensuring these are satisfactorily completed.
This role will involve the following duties:
Leading and promoting health and safety, through open engagement with all stakeholders.
Establish with support from the Assistant Health & Safety Officer - Compliance a structured programme of health and safety training and deliver, identifying key areas and compliance with changes to legislation
Manage, review and promote risk assessments
Organise and implement statutory fire evacuation drills
Conduct investigation of accidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses on and off premises
The role of Health and Safety Officer is varied, and every day is different, with new challenges.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, passionate about health and safety and in turn an excellent communicator who can provide health and safety guidance and support staff. You should be proactive in identifying areas that require support and promote a positive health and safety culture.
You should hold NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) as well as GCSE A* - C / 9 - 4 in English and Maths or level 2 equivalent. You should demonstrate excellent communication skills, analytical and report writing skills. As well as the ability to interpret and communicate complex Health & Safety regulations.
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