Health and Safety Advisor

Full Time Permanent

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The HR Dept Ltd & The H&S Dept Ltd provide the complete range of outsourced HR and Health and Safety Services to small and medium sized businesses across the UK and Ireland. The services are provided through a network of franchised offices (Licensees) for HR and Associates for Health and Safety.

Role Title: Health and Safety Advisor

Full time: 37.5 hrs per week

Qualified up to £29,000
Purpose of role: To support the provision of health and safety services across the network and provide the service within the Bristol, Bath and North Somerset region, ensuring we meet our response times and quality standards at all times and making every customer contact with the H&S Dept a positive experience.

Working closely with both HR and HS Dept’s to provide admin support to all business functions offering innovative ideas for processes to support our growth plans. 

Line Manager: Head of Health & Safety

Location: A mix of office, client site and home working, our office is in Emersons Green Bristol

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to visit our customer offices and sites mainly across South West area but national travel may be required on occasions.

Main Duties

Build and maintain effective and positive lasting relationships with clients, business partners and suppliers.

Provide a high level of client service and professionalism at all times

Provide general ‘good sense’ commercial Health and Safety advice to clients

Prepare client reports and other documentation using provided data

Maintain an understanding of a company’s responsibilities under health and safety legislation

Chair or attend H&S meetings

Provide high level H&S support to clients in relation to their contracts.

Complete Risk Assessment H&S Audits and inspections.

Write H&S Policy and other subsequent procedure as required by the client.

Work closely with the Business Support Administrator on the administration of client accounts.

Monitor quality and identify ways we can improve our services

Allocate work through the Associate network

Arrangement of contract renewals and insurance documentation.

Course Administration included taking bookings and supporting marketing/promotion.

Management of the online Learning Management System.

Support in drafting H&S documentation.

Support and provide ideas and content for the health and safety newsletter

Update policies and procedures in line with legislative changes and under the guidance of the Head of H&S and Senior Advisor(s)

Support the H&S team with sales and business development meetings

Report on new clients and any cancellations to the Head of H&S monthly

Work with the Finance department to ensure all work is invoiced accurately and in a timely manner
HR & H&S Dept premises

To support health and safety services ensuring we are compliant, and that staff work in a safe manner
Relationship Management

Build and sustain lasting relationships with Licensees and Associates

Build and maintain positive relationships with all clients

Work closely with the HR Dept (Bristol) Ltd team

Work closely with HR Dept Ltd

Identify and with line manager action own training and development needs.

Maintain knowledge of Company portfolio of services

To work at all times in a way that demonstrates our core values:

We are a winning team

We are honest and open with each other, our customers and our business partners.

We are customer focused

We work with a sense of urgency

We continually update our skills and knowledge

We are professionals

We embrace change and strive for continuous improvement

Above all we love what we do and have fun.
Qualifications and experience required for this role

NEBOSH Fire or General Certificate(s)

Technical Member of IOSH (TechIOSH) or working towards this qualifictions

1 years H&S experience – (Essential)

A strong knowledge of Health and Safety Law

Experience of assisting with risk assessments and producing associated documentation

Experience in administrating Health and Safety Policies and associated documents

Must have a good telephone manner, and excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent communication and organisational skills

Evidence of being clearly focused on action and delivery

Commercially aware of needs of small businesses

IT literate and experience of Microsoft packages including word and excel

Accuracy and attention to detail paramount

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work with (and relate to) staff at all levels

A flexible, commercial and sensible approach towards Health and Safety matters

Confident and with a belief in your own ability

Responsible attitude

Willing to develop both H&S knowledge and technical abilities

Able to use your own initiative in solving problems

Able to work as part of a team, yet also independently

Able to negotiate effectively

Able to work under pressure


Life Long Learner

Good sense of humour

Full and valid driving licence


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