Assistant Health, Safety & Wellbeing (HSW) Advisor

About YouAre you seeking to gain experience and develop in the field of health, safety and wellbeing?  Do you want to be part of an expert team that protects the health, safety and wellbeing of people and the environment? Are you good at organising, managing and prioritising your time and projects?If so, read on…. You will be experienced working in health, safety and wellbeing and a strong multi-tasker and able to cope with conflicting priorities and deadlines.The strong communications and negotiating skills you have will help you be successful in this role. Do you have or are you willing to work towards a health and safety qualification? We can help you with this qualification.We don’t expect candidates to meet every single desired qualification.

If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!About The RoleYou will help resolve the legacy impacts of former mining works through the application of your experience and skills in health, safety and wellbeing knowledge.You’ll be part of the friendly and proactive health, safety and wellbeing team working with colleagues to ensure that all aspects of health, safety and wellbeing are considered as part of all day to day activities.You will receive training and experience to help you to develop towards having a solid, working knowledge and experience of health, safety, wellbeing and environmental matters relevant to a broad range of construction works and specific application of the CDM Regulations to Notifiable projects.   Aspects of your work will include:-Administration, review and continual improvement of the  Coal Authority’s  Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) management system which is externally audited.You will work with internal stakeholders to produce, review and update risk assessmentsYou will carry out internal audits of our processes and procedures.You will support the HSW Advisors with accident/incident investigationsYou will assist the HSW Advisors in their roles to ensure operations are carried out in a safe manner.You will assist with scoping, designing, organising and, where required, delivering HSW training.Assisting HSW Advisor in providing health and safety support for our Facilities Management team in our Nottinghamshire Offices.Role location: Hybrid (with a minimum 2/3 days at Mansfield Office)For more information about the role please refer to the attached job description.Schedule:Application closing date:17th May 2023Sifting date:18th/19th May 2023Interviews: w/c 29th May 2023(If you are unavailable on these interview dates, please make us aware and we will look at alternative dates)Security:Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.About The Coal AuthorityOur benefits:
A market leading pension scheme - our employer contribution rate is around 27%A choice of working patterns; full-time, part-time, job-share!Adoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)Employee Assistance ProgrammeDiversity Network GroupsMental Health AlliesCivil Service Sports and Social clubEmployee discountsAnnual medicals£15 per month towards wellbeingA values based recognition schemeFlexible working arrangements to give employees freedom to vary their hours around personal preferences and commitments.Generous holiday allowance – 27.5 days annual leave, plus the ability to flex an extra 6 days in addition to 8 public holidaysOn-site free parking, tea, coffee and soft drinks in the Mansfield officeSponsorship and professional qualifications supportProfessional subscriptions paidWorking with us:We offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours.

Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important.Who we are:Here at the Coal Authority, we really are a great team to work with.

We’re united in our passion and commitment to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.We carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping everyone and everything safe from mine water pollution.We are excited about what our future holds.

Our work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK.

By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values.

We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:Here at TCA we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our communities.

We are proud to be an inclusive employer.

We are committed to developing a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community.

We encourage applications from people from different backgrounds, identities, cultures and beliefs.

Diversity is vital to our success and innovation and is fundamental to our values of being trusted, inclusive and progressive.As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce, we provide a guaranteed interview to applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria who are disabled or from a minority ethnic community.If you require any reasonable adjustments or alternative format application forms you can get in touch with us by contacting the team by email at or by phone on 01623 637000.

  • Location: Mansfield,England
  • Salary: £27,31 - £28,779
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: The Coal Authority
  • Posted: 28-Apr-2023
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