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Health and Safety Consultant

  • Norwich, Norfolk, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £18.5 - £18.5

Seven Resourcing are currently looking for a temporary Health and Safety Consultant to work with Norfolk County Council. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and will be paying around £18.50 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). The roles will be to work on an adhoc basis, as and when required.

The role:

Working with organisational stakeholders to understand customer needs, issues and barriers to compliance in order to develop solution options that work for the customer and provides a reasonably practicable approach to compliance with the law. Effecting change in behaviours and approach through the use of influencing and negotiating skills in order to embed a high standard of health and safety across the organisation.

Provide high quality, effective and efficient Health and Safety professional support and advice services to senior managers, managers, headteachers and employees of Norfolk County Council, partnership agencies and external customers.

Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with customers, identifying opportunities and making recommendations to add value to the services provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with and influencing key corporate stakeholders to effect change and secure improvements in health and safety management. This will often include the application of innovative thinking using first principles rather than reliance on established practice to identify and negotiate acceptable solution options.
  • Monitor and review health and safety practice and compliance against NCC standards through inspections, service reviews, investigations and other interactions to influence and effect change in behaviour and secure sustainable improvements in compliance and management of those services that you work with. Visits appropriate to the knowledge and grade (high complexity, high risk) will be allocated by the Health and Safety Manager on a quarterly basis.
  • Provide advice to internal and external customers utilising innovation and creativity to resolve non-standard queries, engaging with the service, negotiating and influencing them to take ownership of the resolution to ensure implementation and compliance.
  • Research, design, commission, manage and deliver the NCC health and safety learning and development offer that supports key organisational priorities, risks and identified areas for improvement. This will include understanding customer needs and interpreting these to develop bespoke training where appropriate and following training needs analysis.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Qualification in Occupational Safety and Health to NVQ level 5 or 6 (Graduate) e.g. NEBOSH diploma, degree.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Proof of right to work in the UK.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: Adhoc.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

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