Corporate Health and Safety Advisor – WMF1133e

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£32,076 - £33,024
Penrith, Kendal or Barrow / Working from Home
Job Type
Full Time

Reporting to one of the Health and Safety Business Partners and as part of our friendly and supportive team, you will provide health and safety advice and guidance within our service areas and maintained schools.

You will work closely with Managers to help us monitor and develop excellent management practices, identifying, reducing and controlling risks to our employees and customers. Your work will help us to ensure that the Council complies with its statutory duties as an employer under the Health and Safety at Work Act and responsibilities under relevant acts/ regulations.

The Council provide many services to our communities and work in partnership with a wide range of external organisations and supporting safe practices in our maintained schools.

About this opportunity

In this role you will be providing advice and guidance to a nominated Council service area on a wide range of health and safety management topics. You will undertake audits and inspections to monitor the implementation of health and safety management procedures. Your work will help to ensure the care and safety of employees, service users and the school family of Westmorland and Furness Council.

What the Team say:

“This is a great opportunity to gain broad experience and career prospects for working in health and safety across different services and supporting the council’s business across a range of disciplines."

Who are we looking for?

The right person for this role will have existing experience in a health and safety advisory/ audit role as well as good knowledge of legislation and managing work related health and safety risks. You will work well both as an individual and as enjoy working as part of a team. You will already possess a NEBOSH certificate or equivalent and be willing to work towards a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent).

For further information, or an informal chat about the role, please contact Sharon McCubbin on 07825 340570.

What can we offer you!

If you want to find out more about our benefits and working for Westmorland and Furness please visit our brand new careers site - Our benefits | Careers(

Application and Interview information

Closing date: 25th June 2024

Interview date: W/C 1st July 2024

We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

If you are invited to a virtual interview, this will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Safer Recruitment

At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees, volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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