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Health and Safety Consultant / CDM Advisor

  • Location: Leeds, Leeds, England
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 393952CQN_1631718626

Health and Safety Consultant / CDM Advisor - Leeds (agile working but within 1 hour of Leeds preferred) - £35k-£45k dependent on experience, plus package including pension, mileage, healthcare

Overall Purpose of Job:

To undertake the duties required as Health and Safety Consultant / CDM Advisor/Adviser to Principal Designer - advise clients, staff and Directors in this area of business. To assist the H&S Team Manager where required.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Have appropriate technical (and other academic) qualifications to demonstrate the necessary skills and knowledge for the assigned workloads.
  • Membership of appropriate Professional Institutions and completion of Continuing Professional Development as required to maintain membership.
  • Be a (or able to obtain) Certified or Fellowship member of the Association for Project Safety.
  • Willingness to undertake further study and training where agreed that this would benefit the services provided by the company.
  • Carry out the duties of Principal Designer/Adviser to the Principal Designer/Client (CDM 2015) Adviser as defined under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (As Amended).
  • Travelling nationwide and overnight stays away from home as required from time to time in the completion of the above duties.
  • Where appropriate represent the company at design team meetings, site meetings and other meetings as agreed at commencement of the project in the completion of the above duties.
  • Ensure full awareness of all current appropriate legislation and forthcoming changes to the above duties that may result from future changes to legislation.
  • Assist all fee earners and administrative staff with development of service offering to reflect best practice.
  • Assist all fee earners and Administrative Staff in providing technical services.
  • Give general advice with regard to health & safety and advice relating to construction health & safety issues.
  • Be able to encourage co-operation, co-ordination and communication between designers.

General Duties

  • Work closely with administration to ensure all information is correctly filed and readily accessible.
  • Ensure compliance with quality assurance procedures.
  • Deal with all correspondence in a professional manner.

Skills and Competencies:


  • Be an excellent communicator (verbally and in writing) to both internal and external peers and clients to deal with all situations.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Ensure appropriate use of digital media in above communications.


  • Possess high degree of organisational skills to manage a variety of tasks and prioritise own and subordinates workload.
  • Manage time effectively to deliver projects within timescales and on budget.


  • Be confident working with figures and ensure accuracy of calculations at all times.
  • Have a level of understanding of relevant numeracy software e.g. Microsoft Excel, Formulae etc.


  • Have a level of understanding of operating software and technical software e.g. Microsoft Office, etc.

Team working

  • Ability to work as part of a team to deliver a quality service to a high standard.
  • Ability to use own initiative and take responsibility, where appropriate.


  • Be committed to ongoing personal training and development by making the most of opportunities provided.
  • Have a flexible approach to work.
  • Have a willingness to travel.

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