Health and Safety Advisor

Date 21/07/21

Location Benson, near Wallingford

No day is the same for a Health and Safety Advisor at Grundon, so if variety is paramount in your next role, look no further than our fascinating and surprisingly diverse waste management, environmental and quarrying company. Based at our South Oxfordshire head office, but with frequent travel across all Grundon sites (mainly in the south-east), you will join our six-strong SHEQ team on a permanent contract and earn a competitive salary plus great benefits, including: 

- Company car  
- Pension scheme – you contribute 5% of pay (true cost is less due to Income Tax and NI relief) and Grundon matches this 
- Life assurance cover as a member of our pension scheme (twice your annual salary from day one)
- Option to buy additional holiday and join cycle to work scheme (after a qualifying period) 
- Perks at Work reward and discount scheme
- Discounted gym membership (at participating gyms)

What you'll be doing as our Health and Safety Advisor
Our standards and awards are testament to an excellent health and safety culture, which you will promote throughout the business - from depots and quarries to landfill sites and Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs). You will:
- Provide practical and professional support and advice to managers
- Interpret legislative information and translate it into practical, workable documentation
- Carry out regular reviews of health & safety literature, and communicate it to the business 
- Ensure our operations have procedures in place for adherence to legislation, codes of practice and external standards
- Identify and implement improvements

What we're looking for in our Health and Safety Advisor
- Minimum 3 years’ practical experience in a similar role, ideally in the waste or quarrying industries
- NEBOSH certificate (Safety & Environmental) or equivalent
- Auditor and training qualifications
- Experienced in accident/incident investigation and report writing
- Experienced in auditing ISO 45001, 14001, 9001 and 50001 standards
- Experienced in writing and delivering health & safety-related training 
- Hands-on approach and adept at building relationships
- Full UK driving licence

Working hours: 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri (40 hours), but the nature of the role may mean working additional hours from time to time 

Grow with Grundon
Grundon is ranked in the prestigious Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table of top-performing private companies, and we develop and invest in the people that work for us.  Interested in joining our success story as Health and Safety Advisor? Apply today. No agencies please
 
Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Health and Safety Advisor on 09.07.21

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential