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H&S Advisor

Job Title: H&S Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: perm
REF: PP/CK/H&SAdvisor_1611334172
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

I have an exciting new role working as a Health & Safety Advisor for a telecoms company based in Gloucestershire

Responsibilities of the Health & Safety Advisor include:

  • To manage, support, and advise the businesses on all aspects of health, safety, quality, environmental and welfare matters.
  • Establishing and monitoring standards, processes, communications, training, compliance and legislation requirements.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a number of site based inspections each month in order to meet our customer's KPI's.
  • The candidate will be responsible for reviewing and approving project Construction Phase Plans as part of our responsibilities under CDM.

Operational Responsibilities

  • To ensure its health, safety, quality and environmental policies, procedures and systems are embedded within the group and achieve legal compliance
  • Responsible for all safety inspections including schedules and internal auditing teams
  • Ensure the requirements of CDM are fulfilled particularly around the Principal Designer and Principal Contractor roles
  • Ensure all subcontractors working on site maintain safe working practices, in accordance with the construction phase plan and/or customer contractual requirements.
  • Work with any other designers to eliminate foreseeable health and safety risks.
  • Carry out the competence assessment of subcontractors through supplier and or tendering processes.
  • Facilitate internal cooperation between company directors, project managers and other departments in relation to the CDM legislation.
  • Managing emergency procedures
  • Report to management on the performance of health and safety matters, non-conformances, training needs and any need for further improvements including the change in legislation.
  • Respond to any safety complaints and concerns raised by employees
  • Ensure records are established and maintained to provide evidence that the policies are followed and that the safe systems of work are effective.
  • Arrange induction, awareness and specialised training for employees of the company.
  • With the assistance of an administrator maintain the company's training matrix.
  • Ensure work-related risk assessments are carried out as needed, maintained in consultation with employees
  • Promote and encourage a positive health and safety culture through the company.
  • Process daily, weekly and monthly reporting to ensure all schedules run smoothly. Process customer schedules and reports to ensure we are meeting all appropriate customer needs and expectations.
  • Liaise with and support directors and managers

The successful Health & Safety Advisor will have:

  • As a minimum hold Technical member of IOSH
  • Hold NEBOSH general certificate
  • Experience in site-based health and safety inspections
  • Experience in ISO 45001/14001/9001 management systems and audits
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all aspects of health, safety and risk management.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current health and safety legislation, management and standards
  • Ability to interpret and provide authoritative advice on health and safety and risk management issues
  • Knowledge of workplace wellbeing initiatives and how they add value to an organisation Ability to prioritise work to ensure tasks are completed within time constraints.

To apply for the Health & Safety Manager please send your CV to

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