Claygate, Surrey
NW1, London
££34,000 - ££35,500 per year + £4,500 car allowance & benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The opportunity

Are you an experienced health and safety practitioner looking to put their mark on the work of one of the UK's largest charities?

About the role

The British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) organisational strategy theme of ‘Striving for Excellence’ combined with our People Experience aim of ‘Let’s make a safe, healthy and inclusive workplace’ underpins the aims and objectives of the Wellbeing, Safety and Resilience (WSR) team. 

As our Senior Health and Safety Advisor you’ll play a vital part in embedding our cultural change programme by developing and monitoring systems and processes which underpin the BHF’s safety management arrangements. You’ll provide support to all Directorates in the successful implementation of our safety management systems across the BHF. 

Our aim is to make sure work activities and environments are safe, promoting individual wellbeing so that our people feel safe included and enabled to support the fight against cardiovascular disease.


You’ll work closely with our Resilience, Facilities, Projects, Procurement and Operational delivery teams, playing a key role to ensure contractors and suppliers appointed by the BHF are competent and compliant with Health &Safety (H&S) legislation.

Please note this position will cover the South region & could be based in one of our offices or from home. However regular travel will be required in this role, including to our London office as well as overnight stays across the South.

About you

With detailed knowledge of current health and safety legislation in relation to premises and contractor management you’ll have a qualification in general H&S law and practice to at least NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.

You’ll be a CMIOSH or a Graduate Member of IOSH and actively working towards Chartered Member Status. You'll also have relevant experience and training in relation to Asbestos Legislation and Management of Asbestos in premises.

With excellent knowledge of Facilities Management and legal requirements relating to premises management you’ll hold a Construction Certificate or Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate.

You’ll have experience within the Retail and/or Charity Sector and will have knowledge and a successful track record of delivery of health and safety management systems within a large organisation.

With previous experience in the management of Fire Risk Assessment programmes you'll have experience developing systems or work involving due diligence evaluation of contractor supplier H&S documentation and approved supplier lists. You will also have previous experience supporting or advising on construction project management prior to or during the construction phase.


About us

When people affected by heart and circulatory diseases are in need, they turn to us. With our research we give people hope. With our expert advice and training, we give people knowledge and support. And with our campaigning we help build a healthier world for everyone.

Interview process 

The interview process will be held over MS Teams. 

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Refreshed on: 24 March 2021
Closed date: 24 March 2021
Tags: Management, Operations

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