Safety Advisor

  • Job Reference: R26717
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £43,000
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Circa £43,000 Depending on skills and experience​ per annum

​​Full time/37 hrs a week/permanent​

Location: ​Across the Anglian Water Region​

​​Anglian Water offers a flexible approach to working location. This role provides the opportunity for hybrid working. Your based location would be one of our Anglian Water sites across the region. ​

​​Make every drop of your potential count. Join our team!​

​​Are you passionate about ensuring workplace safety and well-being? Anglian Water is looking for a committed and knowledgeable Safety Advisor to join our dynamic team.

In this role, you will provide professional and authoritative safety services, offering specialist advice across all areas of safety. Your expertise will be essential in enabling our managers, employees, and contractors to adhere to Anglian Water's comprehensive health and safety policies, procedures, and practices.

Join us in our mission to maintain the highest standards of safety and compliance across our operations.​

As a valued employee you'll be entitled to:

​​-Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

-Personal private health care

-Annual bonus scheme

-26 days leave, rising with service + Bank Holidays, with the option to swap Christmas and Easter holidays for those celebrated by your religion

-Life Cover at 8x your salary

-Personal Accident cover - up to 5x your salary

-Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle

-Lots of great benefits including 20% off new EE mobile contracts, discounted cinema tickets and a Cycle2Work scheme

-Free parking at all offices, site and leisure parks

-Excellent family friendly policies, such as 26 weeks full pay for maternity / adoption leave, as well as 4 weeks paternity / partner pay. Opportunity for shared parental pay.

What you'll be doing:

​​- Provide appropriate expert, timely (reactive and proactive), cost effective and practicable advice and guidance to managers and employees on safety matters in order to comply with legal and moral health and safety standards.

- Support and influence front line managers & staff to ensure that they understand and adhere to appropriate practices consistent with current legislation and industry best practice.

- Resolve enquiries received from customers (both internal and external) and respond as necessary.

- Provide appropriate and targeted support on procedures and guidance to managers and employees.

- Work with other safety professionals to ensure a consistent approach to safety and share best practice across the business.

- Review business unit performance and provide support and direction to identify areas requiring development and improvement.

- Carry out a programme of active management, safety audits and inspections

- Carry out detailed investigations and report on

significant accidents, incidents and near misses.

- Assist in the development of the Safe & Well system ensuring that information is in a format which is readily understood, practicable and useable by managers and employees.

- Establish and maintain effective relationships with partner contractor personnel to develop initiatives and common standards to raise H&S performance.​

What does it take to be successful?

​​- Ideally NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent (or having embarked on/part way through the course)

- Member of IOSH (Tech IOSH/MIOSH or Grad IOSH)

- NEBOSH Certificate as a minimum

- Flexible in responding to customer needs and safety team demands

- Excellent written and oral communication skills​

Inclusion at Anglian Water:

​​Don't meet every requirement on the job advert? Please still apply! Having a wealth of people from different backgrounds and with different experiences introduces new ways of thinking which transforms how we work. Challenging our thinking and decision-making helps us to continually improve. It also better reflects our region and the customers and communities that we serve every single day. Even if you are not successful for this particular role, your application could open other opportunities.​

Closing date: ​26th June 2024