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HSSA Advisor - South West

Job Reference: BBBH9659

Employer/Agency Name: Acorn Recruitment Limited

Location: --Taunton

Job Sector: Facilities Management

Salary/Package: £35k

Date Posted: 09/02/2018

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Are you an experienced Health and Safety professional looking to take on a new challenge?

Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to recruit an Health, Safety, Security & Assurance Advisor for our team covering the South West of England, working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work as our Health, Safety, Security & Assurance Advisor, our client can offer a salary of £30,000 - £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.

The ideal Health, Safety, Security & Assurance Advisor:

* Minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent, including English and Mathematics at grade C or above
* NEBOSH National Certificate or equivalent level 3 qualification in Occupational Safety and Health
* Experience in a specialist Health & Safety role advising a business on systems and processes and/or have had a front line Health & Safety responsibility.
* Full UK driving licence.

Health, Safety, Security & Assurance Advisor Responsibilities include:

* Provide professional advice to the business on all matters relating to HSSA.
* Assist the Head of HSSA (Viridor) to plan, produce, implement, monitor and review the organisation’s H&S management system.
* Assisting with the preparation of Health & Safety strategies and ensuring the management system reflects the stated H & S policy document
* Ensuring that the management system are risk focussed and implemented consistently
* Identifying, from findings relating to incidents, near misses, hazards and inspections, where improvements and/or modifications to the management system are required
* Support the business to investigate incidents, including technical advice and guidance to identify root cause and practical actions to prevent reoccurrence.
* Monitor, review and recommend system improvements driven by information using leading indicators, leadership skills and core values and competencies
* Ensuring that the functional managers within the business understand their responsibilities for managing the Health & Safety of their teams
* Keeping up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health & Safety legislation, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) documents and any developments that particularly affect the waste industry


Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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