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Ref no:
EAD05830
Published:
22/9/2022
Closes:
2/10/2022
Location:
Southbank Marina, 12 Strathkelvin Place, Kirkintilloch, G66 1XT
Salary:
£33,651.16 - £38,578.39 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Summary

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join our Health & Safety Team where occupational health, safety and wellbeing are strategic priorities. We are growing our team ensuring we continue to be best placed to respond to all safety and health matters.

Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager, you will contribute to the delivery of a progressive and pro-active health and safety service with a focus on Construction, Design and Management, and Occupational Health specialising in Noise and Vibration.

You will play a critical role to ensure that excellent health and safety standards are maintained in delivering a responsive service that supports the Council’s priorities whilst achieving statutory compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, standards and best practice, specifically in terms of:

  • Health Surveillance Management with a focus on Noise and Vibration
  • CDM 2015 with sound competent advice on construction design processes, risk mitigation and best practice health and safety application.

Working in a fast paced dynamic team, the successful applicants should be able to drive strategy to build an engaging, healthy and safe environment and play a key role in implementing the Council’s Health & Safety policy and management arrangements. Duties will include managing investigations, inspections and audits, risk assessments and follow up control measures, monitor for compliance with the current health and safety processes and procedures and implementing improvements to our standards.

The post-holders will also play a key role in analysing data to identify trends and be involved in undertaking action plans to ensure continuing compliance with legislation and associated improvement actions to deliver a proactive service.

The ideal candidates will have proven experience in developing, implementing and maintaining a health and safety management system, as well as a strong working knowledge of health and safety legislation and its practical application across all Council services. To be successful in the role, you must be approachable, hands-on, staff and customer focused and be an excellent communicator, written and verbal.

Experience in managing construction, utility related health and safety, or health surveillance management, would be advantageous as well as experience in delivering H&S training.

For full details and to apply visit www.myjobscotland.gov.uk

For further information on this exciting opportunity, contact Laura Gold, Health & Safety Manager at laura.gold@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

 

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.

Charter of Commitment

 

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

 

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