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Health and Safety Advisor

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 16th November 2020
Location: Abingdon
Salary/Rate: £35000 - £45000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Health and Safety AdvisorLocation: Milton Park, AbingdonSalary: Competitive depending on experienceJob Type: Permanent, Full timeThe company is developing unique solutions to solve the world's energy problems. With these unique solutions come unique challenges arising from their cutting-edge technologies. As health and safety advisor you will be supporting the health and safety function with its delivery of the company's objective to develop an excellent fusion safety culture. Recent global events have led to an increase in workload in the health and safety function requiring them to recruit for someone to support this increased demand.For the right candidate there is the opportunity to support the business with managing the ongoing challenges of Covid-19 with the ability to branch out into other areas of occupational health and safety. They're currently laying the foundations of their fusion safety culture. There is an exciting opportunity to enable the business to build a strong foundation for its fusion safety culture.The Role:Main duties/role and responsibilitiesDeveloping policies and procedures that tackle the evolving Covid-19 issues, including management of contractorsAdvising the health and safety manager / pandemic response team on any changes in local and global trends related to Covid-19 as well as any legislative changesReviewing existing policies, procedures forms and risk assessments to ensure that they are fit for purposeDrafting new policies, procedures and associated management system documentation while seeking input from relevant departments while ensuring that they are easily understood and involve as little overhead as possibleEnsuring that health and safety incidents including near misses and good spots are investigated to a high standard, documented and corrective actions are put in place to prevent reoccurrenceProvide input to the development of the organisation's fusion safety culture planConduct internal audits to ensure that processes are being adhered to and are compliant with legal and other requirementsBe an approachable contact to all members of staff seeking health and safety adviceHazard-specific / Safety-critical dutiesThis job includes the following hazards or safety-critical activities which will require successful pre-employment health screening through the occupational health service before the successful candidate will be allowed to start work:Working at heightNight working (11pm-6am) (very occasional)Working with ionising radiationExperience:Experience working in an organisation with complex or high-tech products or processesMinimum IOSH managing safely; preferred NEBOSH general or equivalentExcellent communication skills at all levels of the organisationDelivering all work to a high standard and on timeAbility to easily understand complex topics and large data sets and make sense of themExcellent IT skills highly beneficial as we are seeking ways to improve safety management using technologyThe ability to engage, coach & mentor other members of staff would be beneficialExperience of ionising radiation may be beneficialBenefits25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)Company pension schemeEligible for company share option scheme after 1 years' serviceCompany bonus scheme, discretionary, dependant on performancePrivate medical insurance after 3 months serviceCycle to work schemePlease note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back within 10 days of submitting your application then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. However, you may be contacted in the future to discuss other opportunitiesNo terminology in the advert or job description is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the rolePlease click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for the roleCandidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Health & Safety Advisor, H & S Advisor, Health & Safety Officer, EHS Advisor, Environmental Safety Officer, SHEQ Officer, NEBOSH, SHEQ Advisor, Health and Safety Officer, Inspection & Audit Officer may also be considered for this role