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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40k per year

  • Contact:

    Richard Walker

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 023

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:


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Health & Safety Advisor (SHEQ Advisor)

Location: London and South East
Salary: Up to £40k (depending on skillset and experience)
Additional: 25 days holiday, pension scheme and life assurance

Are you an experienced H&S 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.


  • Undertake and record SHEQ inspections of depots and sites to ensure that all operating procedures are being complied with, liaising with Managers and Supervisors, and where necessary the Head of SHEQ to resolve issues arising from these checks.
  • Ensure  all health and safety audit learning points are closed out promptly and effectively.
  • Investigate incidents including interviewing those involved and producing formal reports and recommendations.
  • Provide management with advice on the prevention of accidents, ill health, environmental incidents and the practical implementation of the Company's SHEQ policies.
  • Design and, on occasion, deliver toolbox talks and safety briefings.
  • Deliver training courses in-house and company inductions.
  • Assist with producing safety alerts as well as H&S newsletters and bulletins
  • Keep up to date with H&S legislation and best practice.
  • Coach operational personnel on health, safety, welfare, and environmental matters.
  • Undertake administrative tasks related to health and safety documentation.

Required skills:

  • Ideally have experience of working in the Construction or Utilities (Water) Industry
  • Experience in utility or civil engineering contracting
  • Understanding of sewerage or wastewater network operations
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • Have a minimum of 2 years' experience as a Health & Safety Advisor
  • 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.