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Construction Health and Safety Advisor

£22 - £24 PAYE

Islington, London


We are currently looking for a Construction Health and Safety Advisor to join our team in Islington.

The Role:

  • Ensure that appropriate health and safety standards, systems and procedures are adopted and maintained by Neighbourhood and Caretaker Services, consistent with agreed and documented council policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that caretakers' welfare, workspaces, and storage areas comply with statutory standards, and that estate services managers regularly audit maintenance needs and requirements in their area.
  • Provide technical advice, safety training, safe systems of work, method statements and toolbox talks in relation to a range of health and safety subjects including but not limited to; risk assessments, COSHH assessments, lone working, manual handling, fire risk assessment, asbestos, and sharps, consistent with the council's overall health and safety policies.
  • Assist in developing and reviewing policies, procedures and guidance in relation to Neighbourhood Services as required by changes in service delivery, health and safety law or advice from statutory bodies.
  • Ensure that the actions from completed fire risk assessments for council managed properties are completed in a timely manner, liaising with Estate Services, Area Housing Teams and Corporate Health and Safety as necessary.
  • Assist in the investigation of serious or accidents, incidents and near misses in conjunction with Corporate Health and Safety and TU safety representatives and any subsequent changes to safety practice, guidance and risk assessments.
  • Carry out regular safety audits/inspections of the communal space in council properties and workplace facilities.

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Health, or a related field.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or equivalent certification.
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations and best practices in construction.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in using safety management software and tools.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated and skilled Construction Health and Safety Advisor looking for an exciting opportunity in Islington, we encourage you to apply directly now, or call 0161 241 0370, for more information.

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