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Pullar House 35 Kinnoull Street Perth, PH1 5GD
£35,945 - £39,680 per year
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36 hours per week
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Job Description

Health & Safety Adviser - PKC10872
£35,945 - £39,680
Pullar House, Perth

As part of the Corporate Health & Safety, you will be required to provide health and safety advice, support and assistance to managers and employees of Perth & Kinross Council in order to assist in securing compliance with the Councils Health and Safety responsibilities.

This is a hybrid role, with your base being Pullar House in Perth, with occasional travel being required within the Operational Services sites throughout Perth & Kinross.
You will contribute to the continual improvement of Health & Safety policy, arrangements and performance across a variety of services within the Council. 

Your role is to support a range of employees throughout the organisation in meeting their statutory obligations pertaining to health and safety management. You will be required to provide support and advice to a range of areas and disciplines at both an operational and managerial level.

You will support management with regards to health and safety committees and localised health and safety meetings.

Please refer to this Job Profile Document for more details on Job Purpose and Main Accountabilities. 

Perth & Kinross Council is currently offering a hybrid working model, offering access to office working on some days/when required, on a temporary basis, with longer term options becoming available in the future.  We are committed to being a more inclusive employer - to ensure we can consider any reasonable adjustments, please either contact the recruiting manager to discuss any individual circumstances, discuss at interview or, if you prefer, after any conditional offer is made.

The successful post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description.  The particular duties and responsibilities attached to posts may vary without changing the general character of the duties or level of responsibilities.

Perth & Kinross Council Values and Behaviours

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

The Individual

To be considered for the post you must hold a NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent, be at least a Graduate Member of IOSH or equivalent. 

You must have experience of providing professional Health and Safety advice to managers and employees and are conversant with the main pieces of Health and Safety legislation (faced across local government activities), utilising good communication and inter-personal skills. 

You must have the ability to establish and sustain positive relationships with colleagues, within the service and across Council Services, employees, and key stakeholders.

You must have effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to present complex information in an easily understood manner in addition to using formal presentation skills and be effective at presenting health and safety training (holding a training qualification or at least two years substantial face to face, training delivery experience).

You will have the ability to manage your own workload and work under pressure to meet deadlines with minimum levels of supervision, produce clear management reports, meet any agreed KPI’s, asked of you and be solution focussed in your approach.

You will have well-developed ICT skills, in particular knowledge of databases and Microsoft Office packages. Having knowledge and experience of digital health and safety management systems is desirable.

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Ruth Turner, Team Leader - Health and Safety on 01738 476196 or at

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance.  You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists.  Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland  Jobs, careers and employment.

What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.   

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  • Young Persons Guarantee
  • Scottish Living Wage
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