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Health & Safety Advisor (0.5 FTE)

Salary Grade C: £34,454 p/a pro rata'd to 0.5 FTE
Directorate Customer and Corporate Services
Function Estates/Facilities
Job Type Fixed Term
Hours of Work 37

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Health & Safety Advisor (0.5 FTE)

Grade C – London Framework -  £34,454 per annum, pro rata’d 0.5 equivalent

Location -  London based

Fixed Term Contract – 12 Months

About CQC

CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.

About the role

CQC are looking for a part time Health & Safety Advisor to join the Workplace, Facilities & Safety team on a fixed term basis covering 0.5 FTE.

Reporting to the Health, Safety and Workplace Manager, you will be a key member of the team, supporting the CQC Health and Safety team and working with and delivering services to the NHSI Head of Corporate Services to promote health and safety and support its integration into every aspect of NHSI’s undertaking.  This key role will assist the Health, Safety and Workplace Manager with the development and implementation of a robust health and safety management system, including participating in policy development, auditing, inspection, incident investigation and advisory services

About you  

You’ll come to CQC holding a recognised qualification to the minimum standard of NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent with at least 2 years post qualification experience as a Health & Safety Practitioner.

You’ll bring an experience and a broad knowledge of Health and Safety activities over a wide range of disciplines including knowledge of UK legislation and enforcement system

You’ll bring experience of producing and implementing policies and have the ability to interpret legislation and guidance so that it is proportionate and relevant to the activities of the organisation. You’ll have comprehensive knowledge and experience of regulatory health and safety requirements and experience of providing advice and guidance on health and safety matters in a large diverse organisation. To succeed in the role you will also need a number of soft skills including being able to influence the workforce and the ability to negotiate at management level.

The post holder will be expected to develop their professional knowledge through formal training and experience which will be supported and mentored by the CQC Health Safety and Workplace Manager.

Closing date: Monday 19 February 2018 at 11:45pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 7th March 2018

External Candidate Information

• Please provide referee details for a full 3 year employment history on your application along with relevant information to support any gaps in employment, we will not approach your referees without your prior consent.

• Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of this vacancy closing, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

• Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received across all of our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.

• We must also inform you that, in line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Depending upon business needs there may be the potential for this to become a permanent role in the future.

Tier 2

CQC are currently not able to accept applications from anyone requiring Tier 2 sponsorship because there are currently no Tier 2 vacancies

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