We are committed to ensuring the safety of our communities and employees. In light of current circumstances, we have decided to suspend all shortlisting and interviewing activity. As a result of this decision, the application closing date for most of our jobs has been extended until 30 April 2020. There may be key jobs which are excluded from this arrangement to help support our ongoing response.
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Closing date: 30/04/2020
37 hours / Permanent
34,788 - 36,876 *
Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth
We are looking to recruit a Health and Safety advisor to join our busy Health and Safety team based at our Aberystwyth office.
As an integral part of the team you will provide a proactive and responsive Health and Safety service, using your experience gained in previous Health and Safety roles.
You will support the Health and Safety team through the provision of expert support and advice. Your enthusiasm and expertise will help support all Council employees to consider and mitigate risks involving all aspects of Health and Safety management.
In addition to this, as a point of contact for outdoor learning events within the various education providers within the Council you will assist the School and Learning services to manage risks arising in these areas and apply the EVOLVE system to support the planning, approval and monitoring of educational visits and extra-curricular activities.
The successful candidate will be a confident communicator, with excellent problem solving skills with the ability to deliver training and advice fluently in both Welsh and English.
In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for its stunning landscapes and beaches. Furthermore, you will have:
For further information and / or an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Donna Hughes on 01970 633835.
Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.
Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.
Lifestyle savings scheme
Generous employer pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Learning and development
We support the organisation in attracting, developing and retaining a workforce that will deliver services of the highest quality to the citizens of Ceredigion. Our key responsibilities include: