Health & Safety Consultant

  • Location

    Dorchester, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Rate on application

  • Contact:

    Warren Mantle

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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A member of the Safety, Health and Environment department. This role is fundamental to ensuring our Client meets its legislative responsibilities and management system requirements in an efficient and effective manner. Specifically, the minimisation of the organisations environmental impacts, and maintaining the safety, health and well being of employees and other interested parties.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities desired

  • UK qualification equivalent to the role e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH, etc.
  • Degree educated or relevant experience in a similar role
  • Professional membership
  • At least 3 years professional experience
  • Sound knowledge of Health safety and environmental law
  • Manufacturing/Production experience
  • Trained Auditor
  • ISO 14001/50001/OHAS 18001 understanding
  • Willingness to embrace personal development


  • Balancing the Company's needs with that of the regulatory framework
  • Improving health safety and environmental standards in a rapidly growing organisation

Key accountabilities

  • Capable of taking responsibility for company SHE matters, covering but not limited to:
    • SHE inspection and audit
    • Risk Assessment
    • Initiate Accident/Incident Investigation Reports
    • SHE committee and Safety Boards
    • SHE Training co-ordinator
    • Report SHE activity progress and matters of concern to the Head of Department
    • Continuous improvement of SHE policies, processes and working practices
    • Implementing emergency procedures
    • Arrange health surveillance

Behavioural requirements

· Team Player

· Support to Department Head, Division Head and Senior Management Team in relation to matters of Safety, Health and Environment with a proactive and supportive attitude to finding solutions

· Strong self-motivation with ability to work independently

· Strong organisational and prioritisation skills with excellent attention to detail

· Desire to own decisions and take responsibility for outcomes

· Problem solver with eye for improvement

· Business consciousness - able to understand and trade off risk

· Aligning own values with the Company's purpose and expectations