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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Location: Didcot
  • Salary: £250 - 325 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety, Construction
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 27 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394751CQN

Health and Safety Advisor - Oxford - 6 month minimum contract - IR35 assessment available - £250-£325 per day (8 hour days with potential for extra hours if preferred).

This role would suit a hands-on Health and Safety Advisor with construction experience, working within the site team and supporting management and the site team to deliver a construction project (Mechanical & Electrical predominantly) for a blue-chip client.

•On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on compliance with statutory requirements and company standards using Observation visits / site walkarounds
•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 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
•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 or construction team
Providing proactive support to operational business units
Relevant construction sector experience