Health & Safety Advisor/Auditor

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Our client is currently looking to recruit a Health & Safety Advisor/Auditor to join them in either their head office in either Birmingham or Sheffield.

The purpose of the job is to ensure that their health & safety strategy, management systems and policies & procedures are compliant with its legal responsibilities and represent good practice. You will also need to ensure that relevant and effective advice is given to line management to ensure compliance with health and safety policy and procedural requirements are met in all aspects of the clients work.

You will be required to recommend, agree and execute a programme of independent audits that provides assurance that compliance throughout the organisation is satisfactory, ensuring that line management take swift and effective remedial action as appropriate.

You will drive the improvement of Health and Safety policy, procedures and practice throughout the organisation by championing Health and Safety at all levels, effective engagement with all Directorates both daily at a working level and via Health and Safety Management Groups and Health and Safety Committee

We are looking for an experienced Health & Safety practitioner with a NEBOSH diploma (or equivalent), ideally with exposure to audit processes.

The successful applicant should be prepared to travel away from their base location for around 50% of their time and should possess a current clean driving licence.

Please note, interviews for this role will be held week commencing 8th January 2018.

A DBS check will be required for this role.

Who are they?Our client is a national social justice charity with more than 50 years' experience of changing lives. Their impressive range of services across England and Wales cover education, housing, support and wellbeing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending. They advise and speak out for and with disadvantaged young people and adults. They never give up.

What they offer

  • 28 days of annual leave per year (accruing one additional day per year up to five days), pro rata for part-time employees
  • Paid lunch breaks, pro rata for part time employees'
  • Pension scheme and season ticket loan
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • A friendly, supportive and dedicated working environment

If you're keen to make a real difference at the same time as expanding your career prospects, we would be delighted to hear from you. You can read more about the ways in which their work has changed lives here

Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.