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  • Ref no: EAD03392
  • Published: 28/11/19
  • Closes: 6/12/19
  • Location: Broomhill Depot, Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1TF
  • Salary: £38,213.41 - £43,049.39 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated senior health and safety professional with effective organisational and interpersonal skills to join our HR Operations team.

As part of the Organisational Transformation Service, you will be responsible for leading and managing the Councils Health and Safety Team by providing a broad range of health and safety services.

You will manage a team of health and safety professionals to provide support and ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient strategic health and safety service to all stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be expected to continually improve service delivery and the performance of the Health and Safety Team by minimising operational risk through effective management of operational control systems, competent resources and operational planning across the team. You will also be responsible for the Fire Safety Officers and them meeting the Councils statutory obligations.

It is essential that you can demonstrate relevant experience in a health and safety environment and have knowledge of health and safety procedures, practices and relevant legislation.

Graduate or Chartered membership of IOSH (or other relevant Health and Safety body e.g. IIRSM, CIEH etc) is essential.

If you would like any further information regarding the role please contact
Leeanne Galasso by email

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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