066936 Health & Safety Advisor
NHS Lothian

Job reference: 066936

Location: NHS Lothian

Job closing date: 28/09/2021

Job posted date: 31/08/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Occupational Health & Safety Service

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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To assist the Team Lead and the Head of Health and Safety in supporting the delivery of the NHS Lothian Health and Safety Management System to ensure as a minimum compliance with health and safety legislation; Key responsibilities include for example  the ability to produce written reports in a clear and concise manner and to write and review policies and procedures.

To work with the operational Heads of Service and their management teams as directed by the Lead Adviser, in the management and control of health and safety risks.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Julia Johnston, Lead H&S Advisor on 07970373881 or at julia.johnston@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk ​​​​​​​