Above ground advisor

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Location: Oxfordshire

Type: Contract

Ref: e20012747a


What is the purpose of the role?

To provide professional Safety, Health & Wellbeing advice to management and employees, to deliver the company Safety, Health and Wellbeing strategy, and ensure compliance with Thames Water's Safety Health & Wellbeing management system, standards, processes and procedures.

What makes this role unique?

The last few years have seen significant improvements in the health and safety performance of Wastewater operations. This is an opportunity to be part of a small team helping to make further improvements in performance.

What will this role involve?

Delivering and monitoring performance against the Safety, Health and Wellbeing strategy and objectives, system, standards, processes and procedures.

You will advise stakeholders which will include wholesale and support service staff and contractors on of Safety, Health and Wellbeing matters including compliance with applicable legislation and industry best practice by liaising with enforcing authorities and professional groups.

Raise awareness in the business and delivery of training in line with the annual training plan outside of core H&S team training.

You will lead and undertaking audits/inspections and incident investigations, identify non-compliance, root cause analysis, risks and agree action list/ plan with the site management and report statistical information as required, as well as assisting in the review and agreement process of safe systems of work and risk assessments where there is a significant risk to safety and environmental.

The role will involve travel to various sites across the whole region.

What are we looking for?

Are you a safety professional? Do you have experience of successfully delivering Safety, Health & Wellbeing programmes? Are you looking for a role where you can make a significant difference? If so, this may be the role for you The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering local Safety, Health and Wellbeing programmes with a customer focus. Ideally you will have a NEBOSH Diploma and Chartered membership of IOSH or working towards this. Relevant work experience in technical discipline and excellent communications skills both written and verbal are required for this key role. You will possess strong IT knowledge and be competent in Microsoft Office. Due to the nature of the role, a Full UK Driving licence is essential.

Thames Water information and salary details

This 12 month fixed term contract is based at Oxford Sewage Treatment Works. We are offering a salary of up to 47,000 depending on skills and experience. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 23/01/2018.