Health & Safety Advisor

Health & Safety Advisor

Website Chelsea Football Club

– Salary: “Dependant Upon Experience”

– Closing Date: 28/03/2019

– Job Role : Health & Safety Advisor

Job Function: This unique position will work to assist the Health and Safety Manager implement and maintain an effective health and safety management programme which protects staff, contractors and visitors across all CFC premises working with many subsidiaries of the company and key stakeholders. In this role you will be responsible for advising the business of appropriate procedures, and an acting Health and safety ambassador for the business.

Main Responsibilities:

Maintaining the workplace H&S training programme – ensuring training needs are identified, appropriate training sourced, provided and attended; monitoring to ensure training is beneficial and refresher training is completed, delivering training and inductions.
Maintain, review and update the Health and Safety Management System
To pro-actively manage and minimise operating risk in the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, thereby ensuring the highest standards of health and safety management for the staff, customers and guests of the hotels. To assist in implementation, monitoring and managing all health & safety policies and procedures in line with Millennium & Copthorne and CFC guidelines.
Maintaining the risk assessment programme by assisting departments to complete suitable and sufficient risk assessments, that recommendations are completed, safe systems of work are devised where necessary and that assessments are revised annually or following an accident or when there is a change in activity. Monitoring to ensure assessments are being communicated and followed
Help write, review and implement policies and procedures and prepare reports
Investigate accidents and ensure recommendations are completed
Keep up to date with legislative changes, experiences and industry news
Work with the Help Desk to keep the contractor management programme up to date
Keep appropriate records and filing
Audit the completion of statutory equipment tests and maintenance checks
Manage the H&S pages of the intranet, updating documents and details as required
Maintain the First Aid system – revising risk assessments, updating the register and departments, train staff on the procedures
Assist departments to investigate adverse events, ensuring recommendations are completed to prevent reoccurrences
Prepare information for and attend the health and safety committee meetings
Work with department Safety Reps to implement safety initiatives within their departments
Complete safety inspections and assist in audits of site services and contractors, writing up reports and ensuring recommendations are completed
Maintain good relations with external agencies – HSE, LA, LFB, Insurers etc.
Assist in the running of ad hoc projects and one off events
Assist in the planning and set up of Meeting & Event functions
Measures of Performance:

Assist in the completion of departmental and contractor audits, managing the progress of recommendation completion
Undertake inspections and assist departments manage their inspection programmes
Analyse accident and incident statistics and prepare reports
Ensure documentation meets the standards required by the Local Authority
Provide a safe working environment
Investigate notifiable incidents to the standard required by the Local Authority
Maintain +85% in Premier League H&S Audit
Departmental KPI’s
Reduce number of accidents year on year
Personal Specification:

NEBOSH certificated or equivalent
Based at Stamford Bridge with travel to Cobham when required
Varied health and safety experience would be ideal in the following areas: Hotels, building and facilities, leisure clubs, catering industry, events and exhibitions, agricultural equipment, public services and retail
An organised and diligent person who can work on many projects at one time
A disciplined person who can prioritise and work unsupervised
A good administrator
A proactive person with high professional standards
Good spoken and written communication skills
Good negotiation skills
A tactful but assertive manner
Trustworthy, discreet and able to maintain confidentiality
Logical thinking and problem solving ability
A good understanding of the HASAWA & Management Regs
The Employee must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Chelsea FC Foundation policies and procedures in particular Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and with regard to the Data Protection Act. The Employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Company’s premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Foundation Safeguarding Lead.

Chelsea Football Club and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups) that are in our care or attending our premises. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst Employees and customers.

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