Health and Safety Advisor

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Health Safety & Wellbeing

Career area:
Health, safety and wellbeing

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Role Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of processes aimed at managing health, safety & well-being risks within the Project.  The role will support the organisation’s ambition to be a safe and responsible company regarding our people, supply chain partners and the communities we serve

The role will interface with direct employed (Internal) and Supply Chain (External) Managers, Team Leads and Operatives in both an office and construction environments with a significant presence during night construction works

This role will be principally engaged in:

  • Being a visible champion for HSW throughout the project engaging with Operatives and Managers
  • Oversee the implementation of Organisational Standards relating to HSW at a local level providing feedbacking to the HSW Managers on any areas of improvement or potential conflict with business requirements
  • Monitor the delivery of the communications strategy to keep HSW on the operational delivery agenda and report back to the HSW Managers on the levels of effective communication
  • To support the delivery of appropriate and adequate HSW training based on Project needs

Support/ undertake targeted inspections of HSW management system and supply chain audits, tracking & supporting actions to close out

  • Managing own diary and stakeholder communications to plan, schedule and conduct inspections and HSW conversations with site & depot based teams
  • To prepare and communicate timely reports and presentations detailing performance data on inspection findings, tracking & supporting actions to close out
  • To positively represent the Health, Safety & Well-being function and its strategy during conference calls and meetings
  • To review work activities against safety system of work taking appropriate action and providing documented advice where necessary
  • Support incident investigations, ensuring incidents are dealt with effectively with actions tracked to close out



  • Professional qualification in health and safety (minimum NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent)
  • A current CSCS Card  or equivalent
  • Clean, full driving license
  • Able to maintain a regular night-time presence
  • Utilise suite of Microsoft Office applications and digital platforms at an intermediate level to review data, identify themes and prepare representative graphs



  • Prior site based construction experience
  • Experience of working on a Joint Venture
  • Prior experience facilitating meetings via digital platforms e.g. Teams, Zoom, Skype etc