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Health & Safety Advisor

  • Job reference: JAMC706
  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Managers, Project Management
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in West Yorkshire is looking for a Health & Safety Advisor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will have minimum a NEBOSH certificate, experience with corporate H&S/Risk assessments and ideally experience in local authority/public sector projects.

The main purpose of the role is ensuring safe working practices and conditions, ensuring the corporate health and safety team provides an advisory service and specialist knowledge to the responsible managers and directors.

The main responsibilities of the role will include the following;

The main responsibilities of the role are to support the Corporate Health and Safety Manager in ensuring the Council fulfils its legal obligations under the Health & Safety at Work etc. Act and other key Regulations.
This will include the production and verifying of risk assessments, giving advice and guidance to Council officers and undertaking accident investigations.
Candidates will need to demonstrate they are suitably qualified to a minimum of NEBOSH Certificate and experienced, preferably with Local Government experience, and be able to work with minimal supervision.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

Minimum NEBOSH Certificate
Excellent understanding of Health & Safety legislation, guidance and standards
Significant health and safety experience preferably within a local authority environment
Motivating, influencing and empowering staff in good health and safety practices and procedures
Undertaking audits and presenting findings

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £20 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (approx. £520 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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