Health and Safety Adviser - Environmental

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Previous applicants need not apply.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Health and Safety team. We are looking to recruit an experienced Health and Safety Adviser - Environmental with knowledge in COSHH/environmental monitoring. This is a full time position working Monday to Friday.

This role will form an integral part of the Team and provide competent health and safety advice on all matters of health and safety to all levels of managers and employees within the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board as required, and promote high standards of health and safety for all employees across all areas of the Health Board.

The postholder will have already achieved a recognised qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent (e.g. NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, MSc. or BSc. in Occupational Health & Safety etc.).

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working within the field of health and safety. They will have experience of being actively involved in the development, delivery and implementation of all health and safety policies and procedures and they will help to oversee the day to day operational management of health and safety for the Health Board, whilst fully supporting all legislative compliance.

This is a fantastic and challenging opportunity for the right candidate to further develop their career within a professional, supportive and flexible work environment within the field of Health and Safety.

Main duties of the job

Provide specialist advice, training and support to staff on health and safety related issues and contribute to the wider risk management agenda.

To advise on compliance with statutory legislation in health and safety in liaison with the relevant enforcing authority.

Undertake environmental monitoring and provide occupational hygiene support and advice to the Health Board

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • oEducated to Degree level
  • oNEBOSH Diploma or equivalent in Health and Safety or risk management.
  • oDemonstrate legislative knowledge across the topic areas


  • Occupational hygiene qualification



  • oProfessional registration, membership of IOSH or similar.
  • oSufficient relevant experience within the Health & Safety field


  • Experience of working in the NHS
  • Management qualification



  • oExperience of environmental monitoring and interpreting results

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Woodland House

Maes y Coed Road


CF14 4HH

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