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Health and Safety Advisor

Job Title: Health and Safety Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dover
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Reference: 23055
Contact Name: Daniel Saunders
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2017 16:01

Job Description

Health and Safety Advisor

This is an incredible opportunity for a Health and Safety Advisor to join a leading marine and distribution company based in Kent.

This position offers the successful candidate the chance to work in both a strategic and hands on role, benefiting from the chance to work within a well-structured and committed team to really make a make a difference on this large and challenging site.

Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for driving company safety policy, improving awareness of health and safety and continuing to create a positive and safe working environment, across a large-scale site. This is a unique opportunity to work in a varied and fast paced environment, where no two days will be the same!

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • You will have the opportunity to work within a driven and motivated team, striving for best practice in Health and Safety
  • You will have the chance to grow with an expanding company who already have an excellent reputation within the industry
  • You will benefit from operating in a hands-on role, working autonomously and managing your own diary
  • There is an excellent chance of progression, and you will be supported and developed by the organisation who are genuinely committed to CPD
  • You will benefit from working with an innovative HSEQ Director who embraces new ideas and promotes change

The appointed Health and Safety Advisor will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining safety policies and standards to improve overall understanding and awareness of health and safety on-site
  • Engaging with all levels of the workforce to continue to develop a positive safety culture
  • Providing subject matter expert knowledge, advice and guidance in all aspects of best practice health and safety
  • Working to develop and continually improve existing policies, procedures and systems

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous health and safety experience within a heavier industry such as Manufacturing, Engineering, Construction, Logistics etc.
  • Hold the NEBOSH General Certificate (or equivalent) as a minimum qualification
  • Be a passionate health and safety professional, who enjoys working in a hands-on role
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be experienced in behavioural changes and improvements to Health and Safety culture

In return, the salary for this Health and Safety Advisors position is paying between £35-40k, plus a generous pension scheme, AXA healthcare, and 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.

Interviews are available shortly, please apply now for your chance to be considered for this exclusive opportunity.

Please note that regrettably due to a high volume of interest in the role we are unable to contact unsuccessful applications.