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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Location: Slough
  • Salary: £38k - 42k per year + car/allowance, pension, healthcare per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 21 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394873CQN

Project Health and Safety Advisor - Slough, Berkshire - £38-£43k+car, pension, healthcare.

Fantastic opportunity for a dynamic health and safety professional with construction experience to join a globally renowned construction contractor, with an excellent reputation for training and development within a multi-tiered Health and Safety team.


Key responsibilities
•On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on compliance and company standards using site walk arounds and inspections
•To respond to requests for advice which fall within the job holders area of expertise, through discussion with the SHE Manager, and others where appropriate
•Undertaking risk assessments relating to SHE.
•Proactively working with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that SHE is considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified
•Assisting the business with the implementation of the OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 standards
•Undertaking ‘active’ monitoring of company projects using the monitoring system
•Highlighting areas where poor practice and/or significant risk have occurred.
•Investigating incidents and producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement
•Liaising with enforcing authorities as necessary
•Assisting the SHE Manager in the preparation, review and updating of policies and procedures relating to the management of SHE
•Working with senior managers and/or directors on the development and implementation of divisional level strategies for improvement
•Keeping up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry through regular reading of journals and relevant website/ site visits
Raise awareness on SHE and sustainability issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.

NEBOSH Construction/general cert (minimum)
Relevant experience of working as part of a SHE team
Providing proactive support to operational business units
Up to date knowledge of UK legislation 
Relevant construction sector experience