Health & Safety Advisor

FCC Environment
Competitive Salary
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
FCC Environment is a leading UK waste and resource management company, which is part of a global group with a strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a sustainable future. We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,500 employees and we recycle 1.2 million tonnes of waste each year. We’re now looking for an experienced Health & Safety Advisor to join us at our Nottingham site. You will be our focal point for Health & Safety best practice for the Group, providing advice, guidance, assistance, support and recommendations to ensure a process of continual improvement. It will be your responsibility to ensure Health & Safety compliance and standards are met and raised where possible to maintain a high standard of compliance across all Group functions. Your key responsibilities will include: • Participating and leading in the development of a positive Health & Safety culture across the Group • Focus on training and developing Health & Safety knowledge and awareness with the General Managers, Supervisors and cascading to other employees • Carry out Health & Safety sampling and audits across our premises • Ensuring full legal compliance is achieved and maintained • Monitoring & keeping under review our Health & Safety policy, processes and procedures, making recommendations of change in light of any accidents, legal requirements or changes in work place practices • Prohibiting any works where in your opinion there is any possible or imminent risks of personal injury which would result in a clear breach of statutory legislation • Liaising with external regulatory authorities to include the Health & Safety Executive, Fire Service, Police and any other required regulatory bodies As our Health & Safety Advisor, you will be: • NEBOSH certified in Occupational Health & Safety OR studying towards NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ level 5 in Occupational Health & Safety • Experienced within a similar role in the Waste Disposal, Recycling, Collections or Quarrying industry would be highly advantageous for this position We’re looking for someone who is passionate about their role as a Health & Safety Advisor. You will need to be focused on understanding and supporting others in meeting their Health & Safety requirements, able to confidently train them in area’s where they may need to develop a further understanding. It is important that you can work collaboratively with others and can comfortably communicate within a large business at all levels. You should be understanding of the financial impact upon the business of any decisions you make with regards to Health & Safety, whilst having demonstrable skills in firstly recognising a Health & Safety issue and secondly deciding the best way to go about managing and resolving the situation by prioritising the importance of the situation in hand. • Keen to work as part of a team • Hardworking and willing to learn • Health and safety minded • Driven and resilient • Able to prioritise • Effective and robust • Able to assist in the strategic direction of the business About FCC Environment: FCC Environment’s core business centres on collection, resource recovery and renewable energy providing services for local authorities and commercial customers. To make our skills and expertise easily accessible to our customers, our business is grouped into five core services; municipal services, business waste solutions, recycling, green energy and waste processing. If you wish to be considered for our Health & Safety Advisor role, please click apply and submit your CV. You will receive an email shortly which you will need to read through. This job was originally posted as