Health and Safety Advisor

Randstad CPE Limited
£40k - £45k pa + Car + Health + Pension
08 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an established Health and Safety Advisor? Are you seeking a new challenge? If you'd like the opportunity to work with a progressive, ambitious sub contractor, read on.

A regional sub contractor is looking for an experience health and safety advisor to work from their Birmingham office. Their projects are typically subcontract packages on major build projects. The subcontract packages can vary from £100k - £1 million

My client is seeking individuals who share their values in providing high-quality results which exceed client expectations. In return they offer a fantastic opportunity to work within a progressive, collaborative and forward-thinking team who value their staff.


- A competitive package
- The opportunity to be involved with large, exciting design and build projects
- Modern office space with excellent transport links
- Excellent working atmosphere
- Projects based throughout the West Midlands

My client takes pride and invests heavily in their staff. To become a part of this exceptional team, they are seeking candidates with the following:

- Degree educated, or equivalent in Construction Management, or a related subject.
- Experience in managing significant bids to win profitable work.
- A successful track record of delivering work-winning, quality-led bids.
- Experience working in a similar role with a leading main contractor within the UK market.
- A hands-on, proactive approach to work

Key Responsibilities:

- General & Risk Control
- Review of Safety procedures to ensure all relevant legislation is complied with
- Provide support and advice to any part of the business on Safety & Health issues and to ensure that the Safety & health policies, together with any local guidance are fully aligned in order that no conflict or confusion exists
- Work closely with and support the operational teams in carrying out their roles and responsibilities for Safety & Health and implementing Safety, Health and Environmental Management System (KSHEMS)
- Attend pre-start meetings and advise on CDM, welfare, work at height and other high risk activities as directed by Group Head of Safety
- Advise and assist teams in drawing up risk assessments, safe systems of work and evaluating method statements, using sound and in-depth experience and knowledge of on-site activities
- Identification and notification of changes in health & safety legislation


- Lead or support investigations in accordance with Safety & Health policies and procedures
- Ensure all SHE lessons learnt events are communicated effectively across the group
- Ensure that all SHE reporting requirements are provided accurately and in a timely manner
- Assist the line management in the compiling of accident reports for accidents and providing recommendations to prevent a reoccurrence
- Update senior managers and directors on SHE issues regularly, and immediately following any serious incidents or enforcing authority involvement
- Produce Bulletins, Alerts and Information as directed

Training and Competency

- Assist management in identifying SHE training, promote SHE training programmes and assist in any improvements, and liaising with the Learning and Development team to progress training
- Assist in developing toolbox talks and briefings on key issues
- Deliver SHE training courses and briefings where the need arises
- Tasks will be carried out in a manner wholly consistent with SHE policies without compromise.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

- NEBOSH diploma or equivalent (or demonstrable IPD/CPD equivalent) in Occupational Health and Safety
- Excellent knowledge and experience of Construction and/or Building techniques, hazards, risks and associated control measures
- Working knowledge BS OHSAS 18001 Standard
- Experience in similar or supporting post
- Experience working understanding of SHE legislation
- Good oral and written communicator
- Ability to work as part of a team and to positively influence others
- Ability to work on own initiative, deliver key objectives while working under pressure and coping with stressful situations

- If you'd like to become part of my client's successful team, apply now.

Role Summary

Job title: SHE Advisor
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Start date: ASAP
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Car + Health + Pension

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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