Health & Safety Adviser

  • Location
    Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Health & Safety
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

Role: Health & Safety Advisor

Salary: £35K Pro Rata

Location: Reading

Duration: 3 months FTC


As the Health & Safety Advisor you would report to the Account Director Lead and Head of Health & Safety. You will assist the Adecco Health & Safety team as far as reasonably possible to ensure as a minimum, the work environment remains compliant at all times to the legal and regulatory health & safety requirements.

You will also undertake policy and documentation reviews, audits, risks assessments, safety training and report writing.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Carry out accident/incident investigations

  • Immediate response to emergency situations

  • Reporting accidents, incidents to the Health & Safety Executive or the Health & Safety Authority if required

  • Provide support and assistance to the business

You will be expected to:

  • Hold a minimum of a NEBOSH General Certificate

  • Occasionally work outside of standard hours

  • Deliver reports and training to agreed timescales

  • Represent the business at client safety meetings.

Personal attributes

  • Able to provide a proactive approach to Health & Safety legislation

  • Able to plan and organise workloads to meet with inspections

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Team Player

  • IT skills

We require you to have experience of:

  • Working in a distribution / warehouse environment

  • Current UK and Ireland Health & Safety legislation

  • Health & Safety Management systems

  • Undertaking risk assessments and reviews

  • Writing policies and safe work procedures

  • Knowledgeable of health & safety requirements within Industrial, Manufacturing and Distribution Industries is desirable.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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