Health & Safety Advisor
About the Role
As a Health and Safety Advisor, you will work closely with the Health, Safety and Environment team to ensure all our patients and St John People are safe. You will be responsible for maintaining professional standing within relevant professional bodies with a key focus on primary and statutory legislation, applicable industry best practice, risk reduction and compliance.
The Health and Safety Advisor will provide competent, professional business focused and risk based advice to senior management enabling them to carry out their duties with regard to health, safety and the environment. You will manage the activities of local health and safety officers and carry out health, safety and environment investigations as necessary in pursuit of reducing incidents of injury, ill health or damage to SJA assets or staff.
Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)
You will ideally have experience of working in a health and safety related position with knowledge of conducting risk assessments, incident investigations and monitoring of requirements. You will also have up to date knowledge of good practice and the relevant statutory requirements coupled with the ability to communicate effectively with people at all organisational levels.
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.
We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.
Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.
You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.
Interview Date: Thursday 30th May 2019
Application Review Date: Thursday 16th May 2019
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role
If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here
For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please click here