Health and Safety Advisor (1661)

  • Category:
    Facilities Management
  • Region:
    South East
  • Location:
    Hemel Hempstead
  • Type:

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The Central Health and Safety Department is recruiting a Health and Safety Advisor to join the team.  This role will be primarily to support our FM operations across the south of the country and our Plant Department at Wellingborough. The role will be based from our head office at Hemel Hempstead.

About the role
You will work within the Central Support Department reporting to the FM Lead HSEQ Manager. Your duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
• Advise all levels of management on:
− Preventing injury to personnel and damage to plant and equipment.
− Further improvement in existing safe working methods.
− Legal requirements relating to safety, health and welfare.
− Provision and use of protective clothing and equipment.
− Potential hazards arising from new contracts before work starts.
This includes safety organisation arrangements and fire precautions.
− Changes in legislation.
− Liaison with internal and external parties
• Carry out inspections and audits and advisory visits
• Investigate and determine the cause of accidents or dangerous occurrence, report
• Conduct safety training for all levels of employee
• Keep up to date with recommended codes of practice, safety literature and changes in legislation.
• Maintain contact with official and professional bodies
• Foster within BAM the understanding and culture that safety and accident prevention are an integral part of business and operational efficiency.

Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will be working within health and safety and the facilities management or allied industry's for a minimum of three years and looking to continue your progress within health and safety.

•  Chartered or Graduate Member of IOSH
•  NEBOSH or equivalent qualification
•  A degree is preferable but not essential.
•  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint plus other digital technologies
Skills and requirements:
•  Previous experience in working within a facilities maintenance environment.
• Due to the nature of the business experience of working with M&E is preferred
• Experience of implementing and monitoring BS18001/ISO45001
• Lead auditor training would be beneficial
•  You will be self-motivated and committed
•  Ability to work with little direct supervision
•  Research and written reporting skills
• Ability to conduct in depth incident and accident investigations and  present and report on findings
•  Time management and organisation skills to a high level
•  Ability to present to both small and large groups
•  Clean UK driving licence is essential as you will need to visit sites all over the south of the country.
• Occasional ‘overnight' stays will be required

What do we offer?
In addition to an attractive salary and benefits package, including a car allowance and bonus, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

If you share our value of doing what you say you will, to the best of your ability, every time, we want to hear from you.

We are committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce that reflects our customer base and the communities in which we operate, creating an environment that enables everyone to fulfil their potential.

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Hemel Hempstead
Breakspear Park, Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP2 4TZ
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