Health and Safety and Wellbeing Consultant

  • Location:

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Technical & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £20.79 per hour

  • Contact:

    Andy Wylie

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Health and Safety Consultant - Guilford

£20.00 p/hour 37 hours per week Monday to Friday, initially a contract role but may lead to permanent

This will be a home working role for the forseeable future.

Reporting to the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager, you'll be responsible for the delivery of the Health and Safety strategy across the whole of the UK (circa 9000 FTE across 24 offices). You'll be the subject matter expert, providing support to employees, with advice and guidance on all aspects of health, safety and wellbeing.

Main responsibilities include:

*Monitoring and maintaining compliance with H&S, fire and food safety legislation
*Monitoring accident/incidents, undertaking investigation and where appropriate and advising on measures to prevent reoccurrence
*Monitoring H&S compliance through inspections and audits across all activities including corporate offices
*Assisting with the review of corporate safety, health and wellbeing procedures and H&S templates
*Supporting the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Committee and other consultative forums
*Assisting in the design, management and delivery of health, safety and wellbeing related training
*Monitoring first aid and wellbeing arrangements and provision across the corporate offices and staff teams
*Delivering H&S induction programmes
*Ensure adherence to the Group's Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy particularly in relation to the roles and responsibilities outlined

Skills & Experience

*Experience of working in an Health and Safety role, partnering with business stakeholder and employees to provide Health and Safety expertise
*Up to date knowledge of H&S legislation and fire safety regulations
*Understanding of compliance with the Health and Safety at Work etc., Act 1974
*Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written with the ability to build good relationships with a variety of stakeholders at all levels
*Auditing, inspection and active monitoring skills
*Ability to take a proportionate and balanced approach to risk management
*Competent user of in Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

*NEBOSH/IOSH/BSC diploma or NVQ level 5 in H&S or equivalent (essential)
*NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate or equivalent (desirable)
*Car driver preferred

In order to be considered for this role you will need to pass a DBS check.

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