Health & Safety Advisor
05th Feb, 2024 Read time 3 minutes

Health & Safety Advisor

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Location: Ashford
Last Updated: 5th February 2024

Full Job Description

Job Title: Health & Safety Advisor

Location: Ashford, Kent

Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum (dependant on experience)

Hours of Work: Day Shift, Monday – Friday

Contracted Hours: 37.5hrs per week

About the Role

In this role your main responsibility will be to lead the sites Health and Safety framework, providing insight and guidance to improve the behavioural safety culture at our Ashford Site.

What we need from you:

The ideal candidate for the role will be able to demonstrate that they can:

  • Work collaboratively with senior H&S professionals to make sure that the business is compliant with H&S regulations, challenging in a positive way when necessary to make sure we’re getting positive outcomes.
  • Engage with colleagues across all levels of the site to influence policies, frameworks, and any upcoming projects from an H&S perspective.
  • Support with 45001 audits, customer audits, Sedex audits and legislative visits.
  • Deliver various elements of training and education to stakeholders at Ashford.
  • Analytical skills, with the ability to analyse and understand data and information, and to present the findings, identifying areas of risk, opportunities & solutions.


  • Hold an industry recognised professional health and safety qualification (A) Chartered membership of IOSH or actively working towards attaining Chartered Status (A).
  • Excellent IT Skills in a Microsoft Windows Environment (applications include, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, with the ability to use and interrogate databases.

What we offer you in return:

  • Opportunities to develop and build on existing leadership skills
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Up to 7.5% pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to an employee discount scheme, The Hamper, with access to hundreds of nationwide retailers

About Premier Foods

Premier Foods is a blue-chip, FTSE 250 business creating a family of high-profile brands such as Batchelors, Bisto, Angel Delight, Sharwoods and McDougall. Our mission is to enrich life through food – by meeting customers’ everchanging needs through both innovation and continued excellent service around the brands we know and love.

In joining Premier Foods, you’ll help a thriving business continue its growth in market share. Our emphasis on sustainability, inclusion, and employee support has fuelled continual financial growth over the past five years. We’re on track to become carbon neutral by 2030.

People enjoy working for us because we are led and shaped by our values respecting and encouraging each other, being agile, championing bright ideas, aiming higher and being united; we are proud of how we treat our people. Your future will not just include personal growth as you make your mark, but you’ll make a difference to consumers and communities. Did you know we were at the heart of keeping the nation fed during the recent pandemic? This is much bigger than just a day-to-day role.

The Next Step…

Click apply and, via our website, upload your CV. Please also provide a cover letter summarising your suitability for this specific role and what shift you are applying for, why you think you’d enjoy it, and why you’d like to join Premier Foods. Upon receipt of your application, we will send you a confirmation email.

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