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Health & Safety Advisor

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Health and Safety Advisor - Midlands and Southern England
Our client is one of Europe's fastest growing environmental, geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies, with offices in the UK, Europe and the Gulf.
They are now looking to recruit a Health and Safety Advisor to work full time within their Contracting Division based in either the Midlands or Southern England. Currently, they are operating remote working for many of our office-based employees and this is expected to evolve into a blended working arrangement when restrictions enable this.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing advice on a range of HSE issues

  • Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented

  • Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation

  • Lead in-house training on a range of health and safety topics

  • Providing health and safety advice to the Contracting Division leadership team

  • Working with several diverse business units within the Group to support with H&S

  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements

  • Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers

  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry

  • Produce reports, newsletters, and bulletins

  • Advise on a range of specialist areas e.g., fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.

  • Assist in the provision and continued delivery of solutions to achieve assurance in the company's work, together with attainment of best practice in health and safety management

  • Deliver safety stand down days to employees

  • Support with wellbeing and mental health issues



Person specification:

  • Previous experience within a health and safety role - Ideally 5 years' experience

  • Knowledge of current legislation

  • The ideal candidate will be NEBOSH qualified

  • Desirable experience within the Construction, Civil Engineering and/or Remediation sectors.

  • Full UK Driving License

  • The successful candidate will have a willingness to travel across the UK


Salary and benefits:

  • £35,000 - £42,000

  • Life Assurance

  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care

  • Regular training and career development


For more details please contact Michelle on: 07793 363603 or email: mluck@allen-york.com

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