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Health and Safety Adviser

Vacancy Details

Location: Civic Centre
Region: North East England
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Health and Safety
Date Posted: 22/03/2024
Reference: 0000006155




HEALTH & SAFETY ADVISER                                                                        REF: SR-107017

Band 10 £32,076 pa - £34,834 pa




Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.


The Health, Safety & Risk Team provide advice to Council departments and schools within Hartlepool. The team are involved in a wide range of safety initiatives, from pro-active auditing and training, to undertaking incident investigations.

We are currently looking for a Health and Safety Adviser to join the team.


As a Health and Safety Adviser you will:


·      Act as competent person as required by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

·     Provide a health safety and fire safety advisory service, which supports, enables and regulates internal H&S performance, so that overall Council objective’s can be met without harming people, in a cost effective and efficient way.

·     Provide an advisory service to external organisations who commission H&S services.

·     Develop, organise and deliver internal training courses on health and safety-related subjects.

If you have previous safety experience, good communication skills and a successful track record of benchmarking safety performance, and influencing managers to take a course of action they are unsure of, we would like to hear from you. As well as the salary, the job comes with good local government terms and conditions and flexible working.

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to safer recruitment measures, including a DBS check.

For further information please contact Daniel Blake, Health, Safety and Risk Manager on 01429 523562


PLEASE NOTE - All communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the e-mail address that you have registered.  Please ensure that you check your junk mail.

Closing date: 22/04/2024



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