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Health and Safety Advisor

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Apply Job ID R123557 Location: Nottingham
Nottingham Trent House (95002), United Kingdom, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Health and Safety Advisor

About this role

A new and exciting opportunity to join Capital One’s Workplace Solutions Team as a Health and Safety Advisor. You’ll work with all levels across the organisation to develop and advise on requirements, processes and practices, to drive and promote a positive Health and Safety culture and compliance with relevant legislation. You’ll be responsible for promoting awareness and high standards of Health and Safety across Capital One’s UK Business. 

What you’ll do

  • Monitor and evaluate Health and Safety legislation on an ongoing basis, updating Capital One processes accordingly, to maintain compliance

  • Review and update our Health and Safety processes, in light of the introduction of a hybrid working model, to ensure Employees well being and compliance with relevant legislation

  • Reinvigorate, expand and manage the Health and Safety committee, organising and chairing meetings and ensuring completion of subsequent actions

  • You’ll report the required Health and Safety data to relevant stakeholders including the Head of Workplace Solutions, the Operational Risk Committee and the Board.

  • Oversee and undertake audits where appropriate and ensure action plans, with clear objectives, are effectively communicated and completed

  • Identify, provide and/or procure relevant & effective health & safety related training

  • Manage our first aid programme, ensuring adequate first aiders are trained and deployed, including our Life Safety Team programme.

  • You’ll work closely in partnership with outsourced Facilities Management company, to ensure their Health and Safety duties are completed and dovetail with Capital One’s health and safety programme

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in a Health and Safety advisory role within a similar organisation or equivalent technology organisation or financial services institution

  • Thorough up to date knowledge of UK Health and Safety legislation

  • Ability to engage, influence and persuade at all levels

  • Ideally IOSH Level 3 Certificate in Safety and Health for Business

  • Ideally membership of IOSH

  • The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a similar advisory role and will be progressive and self motivated

We are committed to creating a level playing field and seek to create teams that are representative of our customers and the communities we serve.  We’d love to hear from you if you identify with a typically under-represented group in our industry and are particularly keen to hear from women, the LGBTQ+ community and ethnic minority candidates.

Where and how you'll work

This is a permanent position and it is based in our Nottingham office.  We’ve adopted a flexible hybrid working model - one that creates the opportunity to work in your own way, but also provides great spaces for in-person collaboration.  

Our core in-the-office days are Tuesday to Thursday, but they aren't mandatory - you’ll be led by your team, the type of work you do and of course your preferences. Many of our team have flexible working patterns so we’re open to discuss flexible working arrangements with you.  

You can read more about the full announcement from our Founder and CEO Rich Fairbank here: Update on

What’s in it for you

Bring us all this - and you’ll be handsomely rewarded with a role contributing to the roadmap of an organisation committed to transformation

We offer high performers strong and diverse career progression, investing heavily in developing great people through our Capital One University training programmes (and appropriate external providers)

Immediate access to our core benefits including pension scheme, bonus, generous holiday entitlement and private medical insurance – with flexible benefits available including season-ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and enhanced parental leave

Open-plan workspaces and accessible facilities designed to inspire and support you. Our Nottingham head-office has a fully-serviced gym, subsidised restaurant, mindfulness and music rooms. In London, you can heighten your mood with a run on our rooftop running track or an espresso at the Workshop Coffee café

What you should know about how we recruit

We pride ourselves on hiring the best people, not the same people. Building diverse and inclusive teams is the right thing to do and the smart thing to do. We want to work with top talent: whoever you are, whatever you look like, wherever you come from. We know it’s about what you do, not just what you say. That’s why we make our recruitment process fair and accessible. And we offer benefits that attract people at all ages and stages.

We also partner with organisations including the Women in Finance and Race At Work Charters, Stonewall and upReach to find people from every walk of life and help them thrive with us. We have a whole host of internal networks and support groups you could be involved in, to name a few:

  • REACH – Race Equality and Culture Heritage group focuses on representation, retention and engagement for associates from minority ethnic groups and allies

  • OutFront – to provide LGBTQ+ support for all associates

  • Mind Your Mind – signposting support and promoting positive mental wellbeing for all

  • Women in Tech – promoting an inclusive environment in tech

  • EmpowHER - network of female associates and allies focusing on developing future leaders, particularly for female talent in our industry 

Capital One is committed to diversity in the workplace.

If you require a reasonable adjustment, please contact  All information will be kept confidential and will only be used for the purpose of applying a reasonable adjustment.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

Who We Are

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.


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