H&S - Health and Safety Advisor

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Posted: 22/06/2022 08:56
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: TBA
Location: Linton
Level: Employee
Deadline: 22/09/2022 23:59
Hours: 20-25
Benefits: free parking, pension scheme, referral scheme, free tea and coffee
Job Type: Permanent

Job Title:       Health, Safety and Environment Advisor     

Reports To:   Managing Director

Location:   Linton Part Time 20-25 hours per week 


Role Summary:

Share a knowledge and passion for Health and Safety and inspire that passion in others, while taking a pragmatic approach to bring health and safety to life, making it meaningful for our multicultural operational teams. This cannot be achieved from behind a desk.

Help shape our safety culture with the support of the wider team and external resources. Drive excellence in health and safety, taking us to the next level, strengthening and adding to what we already have to make it a cornerstone policy for teams across the business.

Support the management team in the pro-active management of all Safety, Health and Environment aspects and in the successful application of Health and Safety principles, ensuring at all times that all relevant standards are met and audited and the site remains compliant with current legislation, quality standards and contractual obligations.

Support the development, management and control of risk and compliance issues across the business, in line with regulatory, industry and Company standards and policies to promote consistency across the business.

Main Responsibilities:

The role-holder will be required to be responsible for and undertake the following tasks.       

  • Duty Holder for Health & Safety Compliance across site, responsible for the development, maintenance, implementation, review and reporting of the Safety Management System.
  • Spend time engaging with teams across the business, especially in operational areas, understand their roles and the pressures they area under and work with them to improve the awareness of Health and Safety and how they can use it to improve their working environment and day to day roles.
  • In conjunction with the training team, support the design and delivery of a comprehensive programme of safety training, tailored for the needs of each job role within the business.
  • Communicate information on safety matters throughout the business and in conjunction with the safety committee implement programmes to promote a positive safety culture within the Company.
  • Provide specialist safety advice to management on and control of health, safety and welfare matters and on the development of working practices that comply with relevant legislation and are in scope of BRC and SMETA standards and principles
  • To contribute to the development of H&S strategy, risk plans and the delivery of policies and practices to support them actively contributing to the health, safety and environment targets and safety awareness
  • To provide specialist support and advice in the investigation of incidents and to coach operational managers on incident reporting if required to ensure consistency is achieved.
  • To develop and carry out regular site safety audits in line with HSE guidelines, BRC requirements and Company policy to demonstrate levels of compliance and create improvement actions as necessary
  • To ensure accurate and relevant KPIs on performance levels are produced and shared with Management team, statutory authorities and customers as appropriate
  • To support with external audits as required and coordinate/ follow-up action points arising from external audits and internal inspections
  • To liaise with representatives of the relevant official bodies and third party organisations where required.

This list is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the position as required


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • NEBOSH Qualified
  • Ability to wok under pressure to deadlines
  • Experience of H&S within a manufacturing environment is preferable
  • Excellent IT Skills

Measure of Performance/Key Deliverables:

  • Internal KPI’s
  • Efficiency of workload
  • Accuracy of work
  • Attention to detail
  • Internal relationships with team members

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