Health & Safety Advisor

Location Sunderland, Sunderland, England
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££18 - £19 per hour
Contact name: Thomas Plant

Contact email:
Job ref: 2021 AGY 56_1625235296
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: 26.07.2021

Health & Safety Advisor
Full-time contract
6-Month contract


  • Investigate incidents including accidents, threats or violence, dangerous occurrences, near misses and work-related ill health conditions.
  • Undertake workplace inspections/audits and fire risk assessment to present reports and information in a written form.
  • Produce reports.
  • Ensure that appropriate guidance on Health and Safety standards are incorporated into risk assessment processes for staff and service users.
  • Provide advice to lead service areas, Directorate and partners.
  • Respond efficiently and effectively to enquiries from customers.
  • Carry out project work as appropriate.
  • Manage the Health and Safety databases and systems.
  • Develop and maintain the Health and Safety Pages on the Council's Hub, organise, update and distribution of the Council Health and Safety Policy, associated codes of practice and guidance materials.
  • Seek out information from both internal and external sources in order to research general queries or policy development and to provide advice to Managers and employees.
  • Develop and deliver toolbox talks and training courses.
  • Deal with all aspects of the administration relating to the occupational health and safety provision as directed.
  • Maintain and update filing and other systems including those computerised.
  • Support H&S Manager and Senior H&S Advisers in extracting, collating, & analysing statistics relating to the service.
  • Undertake relevant vetting of health and safety policies.


  • Awarded GRAD IOSH or equivalent.

For more information please call Tom on 0161 667 0020 or email