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We have new exciting opportunities for 2x Health & Safety Advisors to join our Health & Safety team in Bedford. These are newly created roles, due to our growth and will be reporting to our Health & Safety Manager.

This role would be ideal for someone who has working knowledge within Health & Safety and is interested in completing a NEBOSH General Certificate.

One position will be offering the following shift pattern:

Sunday – Thursday:  06.00 – 14.00 rotating 14.00 – 22.00

Second position will be offering the following shift pattern:

Tuesday – Saturday 14.00 – 22.00 rotating 06.00 – 14.00

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Assist in ensuring all Health & Safety Policies and practices are proportionate, realistic, in place and working effectively
  • Prepare, document and review Risk Assessments, including tracking of the Risk Register
  • Give clear communication on Health & Safety requirements in changes of working methods or physical changes being implemented within the business, and challenge and escalate if requirements not met
  • Investigate as directed on Fire, Health & Safety Incidents and Accidents, and provide prompt and commercially astute communications to address root causes and reduce risk
  • Represent B&M when liaising and dealing with enforcing Authorities on all aspect of Fire, Health & Safety when required
  • Develop effective and proactive links with other B&M sites and wider team within the DC Support Office to ensure effective and corrective actions are fully implemented
  • Assist in the preparation and submitting of RIDDOR reports to the HSE, or equivalent as necessary
  • Monitor Accident trends and prepare reports accordingly as requested

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Understanding of Health & Safety Law (HASAWA 1974)
  • Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics or Retail experience
  • Good level of experience in MS Word, Office, Excel, Power Point, Email
  • A self-starter that is able to work on their own initiative
  • Well organised, able to prioritise their workload under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility towards their working hours

If you would like to join an energetic team in a fast paced, growing business, apply online today!

B&M Retail are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment for all colleagues.