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Health and Safety Advisor

Job description

Regional Health and Safety Advisor | Cheshire / North West | £40k-£50k | 80% site - 20% remote

Following years of success, this forward-thinking Commercial build market leader is experiencing strong growth and expansion. With plans to continue their growth, they are looking to bring in the right safety people, offering pathways to senior leadership. They set out to offer an environment where they take a personal approach, are flexible and understand that everybody has a life outside work that they want to respect. They pride themselves on a safety culture where everyone matters, recognize employees at all levels, and recognizing employees at all levels, and creating an environment free from unnecessary pressure.

This client is seeking to bolster their North West health and safety team with a Health and Safety Advisor. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join this market leader and continue their health and safety career. Reporting directly to the Health and Safety leadership team, you will be supporting the delivery of the HSEQ strategy, IMS, and attending sites to oversee, monitor and evaluate health and safety standards. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, the ability to plan and stay one step ahead. Candidates should be client-focused, with sound commercial acumen and the ability to deliver results within deadlines. If you feel you have the skills and competencies for this role, then this is an excellent opportunity for you to join a dynamic and successful company where you can make a difference and take your Health & Safety career to the next level.

Role responsibilities

  • Liaise with the client & Internal H&S team
  • Attend client H&S meetings
  • Support site team on all H&S aspects
  • Review safe systems of work  
  • Attend and advise during safe start meetings
  • Manage day to day H&S activities on site
  • Conduct workplace inspections and report findings
  • Conduct investigations into accidents or incidents
  • Manage on site occupational health
  • Coordinate training of project staff
  • Contribute to the maintenance of ISO 45001  

Role Requirements

  • Build sector experience in a dedicated H&S role  - Essential
  • An effective communicator at all levels with client-facing experience 
  • IT literate with proficient report-writing skills

Desirable Qualifications:

  • NEBOSH general certificate, or equivalent 
  • First aid trained

What’s in it for you?

  • Additional holidays
  • Car allowance
  • Enhanced pension
  • Flexible working
  • Length of service awards
  • Employee wellness programme
  • Working from home scheme