H&S Advisor

Posted 22 May 2023
Salary £45k - 50k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineUtilities, Power & Telecoms
Contact NameRichard Walker

Job description

Health & Safety Advisor (SHEQ Advisor)

Location: London
Salary: Up to £50k (depending on skillset and experience)
Additional: Car allowance, 25 days holiday, pension scheme, employee healthcare, critical illness cover and life assurance

Are you an ambitious Health & Safety advisor looking for a new challenge or to make the next step in your career? If so this might be the ideal opportunity for you!

We are working alongside our client, a well-established Utilities main contractor, to assist with an exciting new vacancy that has opened up within their health and safety team.
The successful candidate will ensure all operations undertaken by the company are conducted safely and in accordance with their policies and procedures.


  • Monitor operational teams via site safety inspections and management audits to ensure work is being carried out in accordance with Company policy, procedures and relevant statutory legislation.
  • Undertake internal audits and produce reports based on findings.
  • Carry out procurement and yard/depot audits for our subcontractors in line with requirements.
  • Attend monthly 1-1 meetings with suppliers/subcontractors.
  • Carry out incident investigations produce reports based on the findings with relevant recommendations highlighted for management.
  • Produce and deliver toolbox talks, monthly focuses and appropriate H&S training materials about health and safety issues and risks.
  • Carry out inductions, D&A testing and other training as required.
  • Assist with updating and further developing the Health, Safety and Environmental management systems
  • Providing support to the operational teams in the necessary guidance, briefing and training required by individuals to carry out their work.
  • Review and assist with production of risk assessments, safe systems of work, construction phase health, safety and environmental plans.
  • Review sub-contractor RAMS.

Required skills:

  • Minimum 2 years experience within a similar H&S role
  • Ideally have experience of working in the Utilities Construction Industry
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of SHEQ systems, policies, and procedures

We expect this role to move quickly and the company are in a position to interview and offer for the right candidate within the next few weeks. Please apply with an updated CV or contact Rich at Carrington West on 02393876023 for further information.