Health & Safety Technician

Would you like a role within an awarding winning team?  Can you see yourself providing support and assistance across a large multi-disciplined organisation, ensuring the health, safety and welfare of thousands of employees and services users?  If so, an exciting career opportunity is now available at Lincolnshire County Council.

We are currently seeking to recruit a highly motivated and forward thinking Health and Safety Technician to play a key role in the continued strengthening and development of the Corporate Health & Safety team. If you think you have the relevant skills and experience, we want to hear from you.

Director Area
Resources
Job Category
Legal
Service Area
Corporate Health & Safety Team
Job Location(s)
Lincoln
Grade
G5: 20,903 - 23,541
Sponsorship
No
Relocation Expenses
No
Politically Restricted Post
No
Interviews
02/12/2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Appointment Type
Full-time
Hours per week
37
Closing Date
06/11/2020
Job Reference
11344
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As part of the Health and Safety Team, the post holder will support the Authority in meeting its Health and Safety obligations. The position is agile with a large element of working from home, our main base in Lincoln along with travelling to our other sites and premises throughout the county.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and flexible member of the team, responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of work plans but just as able to work on their own initiative and the ability to build and manage strong, positive, working relationships with clients, colleagues and Members.

The role will provide initial Health and Safety guidance and sign posting to LCC managers/officers on current Health and Safety policies/procedures/guidance. Provide support to the team in the delivery of training, creating training materials and data handling along with a number of on-line systems we use for safety management.

You will have a minimum qualification - IOSH (or equivalent) Working Safety Certificate plus relevant experience of operational health & safety, working in local authorities or other public service bodies and have a good level of knowledge with I.T. systems and Microsoft applications.  A current driving licence and a vehicle insured for business use are essential.

If you'd like to have an open and informal chat about the role, please contact Fraser Shooter at fraser.shooter@lincolnshire.gov.uk in the first instance to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Interviews will take place virtually (via Microsoft Teams) on the 2nd December 2020.

 

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check

 

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

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