Health and Safety Advisor

  • Full time
  • £26,467 – £28,828
  • GCVS / Home based supporting organisations throughout Scotland
  • Closing 8th March 2021

  • Advertised from 18th February 2021
  • Grade 6 point 31 – 34. 35 hours per week.Permanent


With funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, GCVS will support third sector organisations throughout Scotland with Health & Safety, by providing training, guidance and advice.

As Health & Safety Advisor, you will promote a positive health and safety culture across the third sector. You will ensure employers and staff are aware of their obligations to comply with safety legislation and safety policies and practices are adopted and adhered to.

You will coordinate the provision of a Health & Safety Management System including advice and information on implementation, and ensure the management system functions correctly and is kept up to date with changes in H&S law and best practice.

The successful candidate: You will have robust understanding of the application of current health and safety law and best practice. You will be a great communicator with the ability to present complex information in an accessible manner and demonstrable experience of designing and delivering health and safety training courses. Professional status with a membership organisation (Tech IOSH / Grad IOSH / SIIRSM) would be an advantage although not essential.

Application notes

Further details (JD & PS) and an application form are available to download below or at GCVS website: Alternatively email

Closing date for applications is Monday 8th March 2021.

GCVS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is a Disability Confident Employer.


GCVS is committed to enhancing the employment opportunities of disabled people and to removing barriers to employment when possible. All disabled candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for appointment to this post. Please indicate any disability or condition of which you would wish us to be aware