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Medic / Safety Advisor

  • Job reference: 934907
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, HS & E
  • Date posted: 12/04/2021

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Medic / Safety Advisor, based offshore.


Safety Advisor:

* Advising management and personnel on all aspects of Health, Safety and the Environment.

* Promoting the safety culture through safety meetings, tool box talks etc.

* Advising line management on implementation of scope of work practices and precautions.

* Carrying out necessary safety assessments including auditing of work related processes and activities.

* Maintaining and operating the COSHH systems.

* Perform safety equipment maintenance as determined by Maximo.

* Ensuring the smooth running of the electronic permit to work system and enforcing company policies in accordance with the company Corporate Management System.

* Controlling confined space entry certificates and authorised gas testing.

* Maintaining and issuing portable gas detectors. Control gas detector logbook.

* Training of permit users.

* Carrying out Safety Inductions for new personnel onboard.

* Ensuring regular checks are performed on portable Fire Fighting, Safety and Emergency equipment by relevant departments, and ensuring equipment is sent onshore for repair and maintenance when required.

* Management of the third party personnel carrying out periodic maintenance on the safety and emergency equipment onboard.

* Facilitating Safety meetings, risk assessments, area inspections, etc

* Facilitating Accident/incident investigations.

* Managing the onboard safety related training and maintain appropriate authorised persons registers.

* Initiating and manage the corporate incident database, including the transmission of First Notifications.

* Managing the routine Emergency Exercise Programme.

* Implementing the Installation Safety Year Plan.

* Monitoring all Radiation sources and keeping appropriate records as required.


* Efficiently controlling and administering an offshore Medical section in accordance with relevant legislation.

* Providing first line accident treatment and general medical treatment.

* Dispensing medication.

* Consulting with shore based medical facilities as required.

* Maintaining dangerous drug register.

* Maintaining a register of prescribed medication.

* Maintaining medical records.

* Maintaining medical and rescue equipment in good order.

* Maintaining stocks of medications and medical equipment at a predetermined level.

* Monitoring and Auditing hygiene of catering facilities and the standards applied by the catering crew.

* Carrying out potable water sampling in accordance with Company procedure.

* Involvement in emergency exercises.

* Providing onboard training to first aid team.

* Maintaining Discretion at all times

* Establish and promote a Health Surveillance Programme.

* The promotion of Healthy Living onboard the installation, to include but not limited to promotional campaigns and fitness drives.

* Carrying out administration duties as required by OIM.

* Co-ordinating helicopter pre-flight briefs.

* Compiling and maintaining correct POB lists and communication of updates to onshore logistic departments.

* Allocating cabins for personnel coming on the installation.

* Coordinating personnel movements on/off installation. Maintaining and posting muster lists.

* Collation and administration of the competency assessment records.

* Co-Administration of personnel working time records and collation of accurate monthly morbidity data.

Experience & Qualifications:

* Combined Offshore Survival, Fire Fighting and HUET Certificate


* Oil & Gas UK Medical Certificate

* Offshore Medic Certificate (HSE Approved)

* Oil & Gas UK Certificate of Fitness to Participate in Emergency Response Team Duties

* NEBOSH Technical Certificate or experience

* REHIS Food and Environmental Hygiene Certification

* Vantage Training

* Relevant experience in a similar position

* Qualified Medical Practitioner, i.e. Nurse, Paramedic, Military Medic

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 934907.

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