Safety Advisor

  • Job Reference: 00022591-1
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Main purpose and scope of job
The Health & Safety Advisor is to advise the Managers and Supervisors on all safety, health and welfare matters to ensure the Company complies with its statutory obligations.

Duties and key responsibilities - Operational
To be a focal point for Health and Safety best practice for the group and across other group functions where required providing advice, guidance, assistance, support and make recommendations to Area, Contract & Operational Managers to ensure a process of continual improvement.
Thus ensuring Health and Safety compliance / standards is / are raised and maintained at high levels in accordance with the Group Policies & Procedures and across other Group Functions where required.
To advise, guide, coach, support, assist and train operational managers, supervisors, safety representatives and employees.
Monitor performance against agreed targets and objectives.
Develop where required local initiatives to achieve and maintain these targets & Objectives.
Participate and lead where required in the development of a positive safety culture ensuring legal compliance across the Group and across other Group Function’s where required.
Assist, and support the development and implementation of a Health & Safety Plan focusing on continuous risk & accident reduction in conjunction with the Area Managers, Operational Managers, Supervisors, Safety Representatives and Employees in response to statistical trends.
Provide Health and Safety advice, guidance and support to Operational Managers, Supervisors, Safety Representatives and Employees.
Carry out in conjunction with Area Manager & Operational Managers, Supervisors, Safety Representatives and Employees planned Health and Safety inspections / sampling of premises, work activities, and processes to ensure that the development of a positive safety culture ensuring legal compliance is achieved and maintained and raised where required.
Participate in a program of active monitoring task / behaviour across all of the Group and other Group Function’s where required.
Carry out staff Health and Safety training within the Group and across other Group Function’s where required.
Actively participate within the Group Safety Health Environment and Quality Managers Working Group/s; and to keep under review Health and Safety Policies and Procedures within the Group and across other Group Function’s where required.
Participate in procedural reviews and make recommendations for changes in the light of accident trends, legal requirements or changes in working practices.
Liaise as required with external regulatory authorities including the Health and Safety Executive, Fire Service, Police and any other regulatory / professional body in relation to workplace health & safety.
Prohibit any works where in the opinion of the post holder the risk of serious or imminent personal injury exists or where the continuation of the activity / process would result in a clear serious breach of statutory legislation.
Carry out such other duties as may be required by the Head of SHEQ or a Health & Safety Manager commensurate with the knowledge and skills of the post holder.

Experience of working in the Waste Disposal, Recycling, Collections, or Quarries Industry would be an advantage.
Experience in a similar role is essential.

Essential Knowledge
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health or equivalent
Member of IOSH
Good knowledge of relevant Health and Safety Legislation

Personal attributes and other requirements
Be passionate about personally ‘understanding the customer’ and meeting their needs.
Ability to work collaboratively at site level in a capacity of adding value to the decision making process.
Understand the financial impact on the business of any decisions made.
Communicate to all people in an appropriate manner.
Recognise a problem and decide what to do about it.
Undertake his/her job in a manner that complies with all internal policy and procedures.
Ability to re-evaluate priorities, responding quickly and positively to change is imperative.
Location: To Be Arranged with the H&S Manager
Reporting to: Health & Safety Manager
Direct Reports – None
Full UK driving licence
The contents of this role description reflect the main duties and responsibilities of the job and are not intended to form part of the contract of employment. The Group may revise the content of this Role Description at its discretion.
The job holder is expected to;
Act in an honest, responsible and respectful manner to others.
Be responsible for their own professional conduct.
Comply everywhere and in all circumstances with the laws and regulations connected with their activities.
Comply with our obligations to our partners such as shareholders, associates, clients, suppliers and the community.
Any other reasonable request.