Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary £40k - 50k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameChas Earl

Job description

Role: Health and Safety Advisor    
Location: Derby
Salary: up to £50,000 p/a plus package
A leading contractor on multiple UK water authorities' frameworks across the UK is seeking to bolster and strengthen their SHEQ team with 2 x Health & Safety Advisors for the Severn Trent framework. Based throughout the Severn Trent region they're looking for someone who will fulfil the day-to-day H&S duties, and to contribute to the management and development of the regional safety strategy.
You will report directly to the Health and Safety Manager and the responsibilities will include:

·Provide support to the regional management teams to enable compliance with health and safety legislation.
·Provide support to regional management teams on the implementation of HSE guidance and best practice.
·Carry out systematic audits and inspections of construction sites, mobile workplaces offices and other workplaces to verify compliance with the legislative requirements and compliance with the requirements of the health and safety management systems.
·Monitor the satisfactory resolution of health and safety problems.
·Investigate accidents and incidents to identify the root cause and learning points.
·Assist the regional management teams and employees with the preparation of risk assessments and identification of suitable control measures, as and when required.
·Assist with the development and maintenance of the safety-related documentation, e.g. manuals, procedures, guidance notes and forms.
·Liaise with clients, HSE Inspectors and external assessors.
About The Candidate
·Extensive experience of health and safety practice with preferably at least one year in the Water Treatment / Construction industry
·Knowledge of current and pending HSE Directives for health and safety
·Knowledge of current statutory health and safety law in the UK
·Knowledge of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM)
·Knowledge of good practice in construction, e.g. HSE guidance and approved codes of practice.
·Knowledge and experience of ISO 45001 (or similar management systems) 
·Formal qualification in Occupational Safety and Health (e.g. NEBOSH Construction Certificate)
·CSCS card or affiliated scheme (SHEA Water)
Job Types: Permanent
We are looking to move quick sourcing for this position. Apply Today and We will be in touch to progress your application. You can contact me at or reach me on 02393 876 074.
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