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HSSA Adviser - Scotland

Job Reference: BBBH9664

Employer/Agency Name: Acorn Recruitment Limited

Location: Scotland

Job Sector: Facilities Management

Salary/Package: £30k-£45k

Date Posted: 09/02/2018

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HSSA Adviser Scotland


Are you an experienced Health and Safety professional looking to take on a new challenge? If so Acorn is recruiting on behalf of our client who is looking for individuals just like you!

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

In return for your hard work as our Health, Safety, Security & Assurance Advisor, we 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 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


Our Client is one of the largest environmental infrastructure groups in the UK. At the top end of the FTSE 250, the Group has a workforce of around 5,000 people. Together, we will build the most trusted environmental solutions company in the UK providing infrastructure and services that enhance our customers’ lives, protect the environment and deliver growth for our shareholders.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, APPLY now for the role of Health, Safety, Security & Assurance Advisor.

Closing Date: 26 February 2018

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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