Healthy and Safety Advisor

Location Newbury
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + package
Contact name: Oscar Trotter

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH2142_1710244002
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 23/04/2024

Do you have experience working as a Health and Safety Advisor within the civil engineering industry?

Are you looking for your next position working on a unique and interesting project?

We are seeking a Health and Safety Advisor with relevant experience to work for a civil engineering contractor covering projects across the South of England.

As health and safety advisor, you will conduct risk assessments to identify hazards and recommend control measures. You will provide health and safety training to ensure workers have the necessary knowledge and skills. Regular site inspections and audits will be carried out to proactively identify dangerous conditions and unsafe practices. You will advise management on compliance with health and safety laws and regulations. As an advisor you will report regularly to management and promote a strong safety culture across the workforce through leadership, communication and motivation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and implement health and safety best practices, ensuring compliance with legislation

  • Maintaining safe systems of work and a safe environment for all employees

  • Conducting new starter inductions, identifying training needs

  • Organising regular safety meetings, audits and inspections

  • Investigating accidents and near misses, identifying causes and preventative actions

  • Recording keeping and metrics reporting to track health and safety performance

  • Acting as a safety ambassador, leading by example to motivate safe behaviours

The ideal candidate will have:

  • NEBOSH certificate

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills

  • Able to display experience in a similar role, preferably in civil engineering or construction

  • Drivers Licence

  • CSCS

If this is of interest then please submit a copy of your CV.

Aldwych Consulting 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 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.

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