Newcastle upon Tyne
Health and Safety Officer (2 posts)
£38,890 - £41,881 per annum
We are currently looking to recruit 2 full-time Health and Safety (H&S) Officers, 1 on a permanent basis and 1 on a fixed-term contract for 1 year. You will work as part of the Council’s Corporate H&S function covering Operational H&S, Strategic H&S and Learning & Development.
You will be required to work from home, with a future blend of office-based work in the Civic Centre, Newcastle. The post will involve some site-based travel.
The successful candidates will be involved in delivering a wide range of H&S functions including: the review of corporate policies and codes, development and review of risk assessments and H&S website content, training design and delivery, development and delivery of targeted H&S audits and initiatives, provision of H&S advice to managers in different risk areas of the business, delivery of fire risk assessments and accident screening and investigations across a range of council service functions.
The successful candidates should have recent experience as a practising health and safety officer/advisor in relevant sectors, for example: general health and safety, education, facility services, social care, waste and/or the highways/construction sector etc. You should hold the NEBOSH Health & Safety Diploma or equivalent qualification and a relevant fire safety risk assessment qualification.
This opportunity will appeal to candidates seeking an opportunity to further their professional career development in H&S risk management. To apply for this role you will need to be confident and a good communicator with a wide and varied audience, have a flexible approach to work, be able to meet deadlines, have good IT skills.
For more information on this post you should contact Katherine Chapman, H&S Team Manager on 07790890703 or Simon Shaw, Senior H&S Officer on 07790890713.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.
The closing date for this advert is Thursday 14 January 2021 at 5pm. The selection process for this post will consist of two stage process involving a video presentation, with shortlisted candidates then invited to attend a competency based interview on Monday 25 January at Newcastle Civic Centre. The successful candidate must be available to start no later than Monday 1 March 2021.
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14 January 2021