Location UK / Down
Job Type Permanent full-time
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Updated 13 hours ago
Excellent opportunity for a Health and Safety Adviser (Band 7) based in Newtowards
South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Health and Safety Adviser (Band 7)
Location: Lough House, Ards Hospital, Newtownards
Salary scale: £32,893 – £42,616
Are you a qualified Health and Safety practitioner working or interested in working in one of the largest health & social care Trusts in Northern Ireland?
The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust is currently recruiting for a Health and Safety Adviser who will be responsible for the provision of specialist knowledge, advice and guidance on Health & Safety matters within the Trust. You will play a vital role in supporting the Head of Risk Management Advisory Services with the provision of this service across acute, primary and secondary care services to ensure that the Trust is fully aware of, and meets its health and safety obligations in accordance with health and safety legislation and all other relevant standards. You will be responsible for the development & delivery of structured health and safety training programmes.
As Health & Safety Adviser you are the nominated officer for the reporting of RIDDOR reportable incidents. You will also play a key role in the promotion of a safe and healthy environment for the benefit of patients/clients, staff and visitors to the Trust.
A Degree and a recognised professional occupational health and safety qualification at Diploma level or above
A recognised professional health and safety qualification at Diploma level or above and a minimum of 3 years’ experience of health and safety, preferably within the healthcare sector working as a health and safety manager/adviser.
Working towards or achieved Chartered Membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
Your skills and abilities should include:
For more information on the roles, responsibilities and criteria, please visit our website by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below
These are exciting times for Health and Safety within the South Eastern HSC Trust and a fabulous opportunity to further your professional and career development.
Closing date: 4pm, Friday 18 October 2019.
Interview date to be confirmed.
The Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.