Making a Difference
to people's lives

Health and Safety Advisor

Hours: 36 hours per week, Permanent Position

Location: Working across Telford, Shropshire and Staffordshire

Salary: Scale 5, SCP25 £25,635 per annum plus benefits


Are you a health and safety professional who wants to make a difference? Who can be the fifth member of an award winning team?

If you are passionate about peoples safety, health and wellbeing then we want to hear from you, and we can tell you about the benefits to your career and personal development that Wrekin can offer. Here at Wrekin every day is unique and your skillset will be well utilised across different areas of the business. If you are interested in this opportunity and hold a NEBOSH certificate then get in touch.


The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives. We do this by:

  • Providing more than 13,500 homes for affordable rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
  • Delivering care services to older people, adults with learning difficulties and people with dementia.
  • Channelling social investment across communities to create jobs and promote economic growth. We generate opportunities for people to gain employability skills, maximising the social value of our services and delivering wider community benefits.

At Wrekin you will be joining a team of more than 1200 colleagues who inspire positive change, communicate clearly, grow together and ensure that everyone matters. We make sure that all colleagues have the tools and training to flourish and contribute to our collective goal of making a difference to people’s lives.

(For further details please visit our website


The Role:

The successful candidate will be required to deliver training and providing learning support to employees and managers to increase Health and Safety skills and knowledge and help us drive a high standard of Health and Safety compliance across the organisation. The post holder will need to be able to interact with people at all levels within the organisation and have experience of delivering effective training to meet legislative requirements.

(For further details please read the Full Job Description)


What you will need:

The successful candidate must have a Level 3 Education and Training Award Teaching Qualification, NEBOSH General Certificate. Be a member of a recognised safety body such as IOSH and have demonstrable experience as Health & Safety Trainer.

(For further details please read the Full Person Specification)


Our Inclusive Culture:

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information.



In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive Organisation with over 1200 employees. Starting with 22 days annual leave increasing with service to 30 days plus 11/12 days bank holiday per annum, there is also a competitive pension scheme, health care options and free life assurance.


The Recruitment Process:

In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues. These checks may vary according to the role you have applied for.

We also ask for two references for everyone who is offered a position, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. All roles will also be offered subject to satisfactory right to live and work in the UK checks; if you need any further information on these checks please visit

Interview will commence the week of the 22nd August however we are flexible.

Ref : WHG1950. Closing Date : 19/08/2022 - Interview Date : 22/08/2022


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