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Health and Safety Advisor

Job description

Health and Safety Advisor | Plymouth | Inside IR35 | 9 month expected duration

This is an outstanding opportunity to support a Leading civil engineering company who are experiencing significant growth. The Health & Safety advisor is responsible for upholding health and safety standards at an MOD site in Plymouth. You will be the go-to person and will be providing an efficient, well-maintained and safe working environment for employees and visitors by using best SHE practices. 

Day rate: DOE

The candidate will be required to pass HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)


- Undertake regular observation inspections.

- Investigate and report on incidents, dangerous occurrences, ill health, wellbeing concerns and near misses. Identify opportunities for improvement.

- Advise and assist site and office-based staff on all aspects of the Company's, Health & Safety Environmental and Energy Systems and procedures.

- Source, plan, and deliver training to employees to recognised/acceptable standards.

- Assess competence of sub-contractors. 

- Contribute to the development of operating procedures and other aspects of the Safety, Health, Environmental and Energy Management Systems.

- Carry out risk, COSHH assessments and writing of method statements whilst ensuring compliance with H&S and legal obligations.


The successful candidate:

- Relevant H&S experience.

- Experience preferably in a health and safety role with the civils/infra sector.

- Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office and Databases

- Outstanding communication both written and verbal across all levels of internal and external interface.

-A flexible approach to meet business and customer needs.