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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + car + package
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Health & Safety
  • Job reference: 388166CQN

Job description

Health and Safety Advisor - Bradford - construction main contractor - £30k-£35k+package

Excellent opportunity to join a well-established construction business, the successful candidate will report to and work alongside the Regional Health and Safety Manager and will be responsible for developing, promoting and supporting exemplary health, safety and environmental standards within all business operations.

Key responsibilities:
*On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on compliance with statutory requirements and company standards using Guidance and Observation visits
*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)
NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ L5 in OHAS (desired) Relevant experience of working as part of a SHE team
Providing proactive support to operational business units
Up to date knowledge of UK legislation in relation to SHE Operation of an OHSAS 18001 and/or ISO 14001 based system
Relevant construction sector experience

Our ideal candidate will have similar experience with evidence of an appropriate H&S qualification (e.g. NEBOSH Diploma or NGC / CC or equivalent) and will have a current working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and will be conversant with CDM. You will ideally have worked within the construction industry and will be confident when liaising with people from all levels within the Company. You will be an ambassador for H&S techniques and strategies and you will ensure that you keep up to date on any changes to policies and procedures.

The role will suit a driven and dedicated team player, who has the ability to engage and communicate effectively with others, and can actively demonstrate self-sufficiency and strong personal integrity.

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