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Health and Safety Advisor

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East Suffolk Council
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Salary details:
£27,905 - £30,507 pro rata*
Job term:
Part Time
18.5 per week
Closing date:
21 January 2020 12:00 PM
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Based at Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Health and Safety Advisor with recent experience in a health and safety advisory role, recognised health and safety qualifications and a full UK driving licence.

You must be a good team player with effective communication and influencing skills along with a sound technical knowledge. You  will be an integral part of the Council’s Corporate Health and Safety Team providing competent advice to all service areas across the Council including estates management, leisure services, public events, waste collection, coastal protection, regulatory functions and office based activities.

Working closely with managers, supervisors and staff, you will promote a positive safe working culture to ensure compliance with legislation by educating and advising the organisation on changes to legislation and areas of best practice.

A desire for continual improvement is essential as you will be expected to develop, maintain and review health and safety policies, safe systems of work, procedures and guidance and be responsible for auditing, investigating and reporting work related incidents.

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people's lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across east Suffolk.  As well as good opportunities for development, we can also offer a superb benefits package, including flexible working options, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

* plus essential car user allowance (£963 pa).

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact V Johnston (Senior Environmental Health Officer) on (01394) 444629 / 07770 583246.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

Applications must be made online: www.suffolkjobsdirect.org/EastSuffolkCouncils

Interview date: 30 January 2020.

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