Health and Safety Advisor

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Engineering
Salary: £25000.0
Contact name: Aj Akoh

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Job ref: 470
Published: 13 days ago
("Health & Safety Officer" OR "Health And Safety Officer" OR "HSE Officer" OR "Health & Safety Advisor" OR "Health And Safety Advisor" OR "HSE Advisor" OR "Health & Safety Co-ordinator" OR "Health And Safety Co-ordinator" OR "HSE Co-ordinator" OR "Health & Safety Coordinator" OR "Health And Safety Coordinator" OR "HSE Coordinator" OR "Health & Safety Adviser" OR "Health And Safety Adviser" OR "HSE Adviser" OR "Health And Safety" OR HSE OR "Health & Safety" OR "Health And Safety Apprentice" OR "h and s apprentice" OR "h and s graduate") AND ("GRAD IOSH" OR CMIOSH OR "Chartered Member Of IOSH" OR "Corporate Member Of IOSH" OR "Graduate Member Of IOSH" OR GMIOSH OR NEBOSH6 OR GRADIOSH OR "Nebosh Level 6" OR "Nebosh Lvl6" OR "Nebosh Lvl 6" OR "Nebosh Diploma" OR "Nebosh Qualification" OR "Diploma NEBOSH" OR "Level 6 Nebosh" OR "GRADUATE IOSH MEMBER" OR COSHH OR "Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health" OR NCRQ OR "Institution Of Occupational Safety And Health" OR IOSH OR "institute of occupational health")
Sabi's top down:

No environment, just h and s
lots of admin
investigation into incidents

This role is succession planning for the business, a development plan to replace the current h and s manager.

NEED: some health and safety background of some sort as well as a passion for it - this is a development program


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS You will have achieved 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade A - C (4-9) including English and Maths

You will be supported by an experienced H&S Manager to perform the following tasks:

The Role: You will support the H&S Dept on a number of projects to meet the requirements of the Health & Safety Management systems. The role will also involve assisting the operational departments by recognising hazards and seeking to minimise risks whilst creating, maintaining, and improving the health & safety standards.

As the H & S apprentice you will be instrumental in supporting the Department in providing effective and efficient coordination for Health & Safety related tasks and functions which may also involve Environmental issues .

Helping to provide assurance to Senior Management teams through the H&S auditing programme, you will receive support in coordinating and delivering audits, inspections and in preparing their respective reports. You will champion HSE initiatives in the workplace whilst ensuring that legislation is adhered to.

Main Responsibilities

Provision of occupational health within the business, under the direction of the H&S Lead. • Support the communication and promotion of the monthly concepts and objectives. • Provide consistent and accurate H & S advice to employees • Provide support to business units on H & S initiatives • Provide support on H & S issues/problems • Produce statistics, KPI’s and reports on a monthly basis, identify trends and take proactive initiatives • Support the coordination of the risk assessment process such as: (COSHH & RAMS) • Plan and carry audit visits across the company. • Collating and reviewing site’s H & S documentation • Providing basic guidance on matters of H & S to teams across sites • Assisting the H&S Dept in the development of training courses (toolbox talks, inductions) & presentation content for a variety of topics. • Administering and monitoring company reports to identify the need for refresher training. • Producing H&S performance reports and information bulletins to be sent to employees • Assisting the H & S Dept in the development of company policies, procedures, training manuals & other associated documents • Assisting in maintaining and updating the company incident - accident records and KPI’s • Liaising with HR Dept to support the co-ordination of Health & Safety training. • Drafting Health & Safety communications and documentation. Communications • Contribute to general communications at an office and site level • Produce and communicate audit reports • Produce and communicate safety alerts following incidents to promote learning and prevention • Accident/incident investigations • Undertake timely investigations Key measures & targets: Adherence to all deadlines

Key relationships: Head of H & S, HR Manager, Company Directors Requirements and prospects Desired skills • To have good IT skills (using Microsoft Office packages, Word, Outlook and Excel) • To have good organisational skills • To have excellent verbal and written communication skills • To have good time management • To have a high level of accuracy and good attention to detail Personal qualities • To be able to work calmly under pressure • To have the desire to learn • An enthusiastic and "can do" attitude • To have the ability to grasp concepts and retain information • Have confident personality Future prospects Successful completion of this apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position in our team and from there a range of opportunities will open to successful Candidate.

About the employer:

Essentra are currently recruiting for a H&S Apprentice to join our Apprentice Programme in collaboration with the BPIF.

Essentra PLC is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index, it is a leading global provider of essential components and solutions and is divided into three divisions; Packaging, Components and Filters.

The Bradford site falls into the Packaging division of Essentra and forms the largest of the UK’s four packaging sites, which is where this position will be based.

At Essentra we are ideally looking for individuals who enjoy working as part of a close team, are passionate about what they do and who strive to make a difference.

We are always looking to better ourselves and are keen to recruit individuals who like to innovate and improve processes

*Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be requested at interview.