Health & Safety Team Leader

Job Title: Health & Safety Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00018179
Contact Name: Holly Maslin
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Health and Safety professional to join our award winning client who specialises in new build and refurbishment projects across the UK.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Managing a small team of BPS Safety & Quality Co-ordinators
  • Reporting directly to the BPS Manager
  • Assisting the BPS Manager with the implementation of SHEQ management systems.
  • Visiting new sites at tender stage and assisting in assessing the hazards
  • Provide advice to various departments/ construction teams when they are producing the Construction SHE Plans
  • Provide advice and support to the Construction team when producing SHE management systems i.e. the traffic management plans
  • Carry out regular site visits and provide SHE advice and support to the construction/ site teams, including looking at future activities to ensure they have been properly planned
  • Carryout regular SHE Plan reviews to check that the SHE Plan is up to date and any changes recorded
  • Ensure all statutory SHE inspections are being carried out and reports produced
  • Ensure that all action items from previous inspections have been properly closed out
  • Investigate any internal or external notices issued by enforcement bodies such as HSE, EA or EHO and contractor Prohibition Notices,
  • Investigate incidents, including RIDDOR reportable and any significant near-misses
  • Provide/assist with internal SHE training and toolbox talks
  • Carrying out specific assessments, such as COSHH, Fire, Noise, Vibration etc. and producing detailed reports
  • Promoting and assisting with the implementation of the company Behavioural Safety Programmes.
  • Attend internal SHE review meetings on site with SDC staff, and meetings with client's representatives, planning supervisors, etc. as required
  • Liaising with enforcement officers on site, such as the HSE, EA or EHO

If you think this is a great opportunity to expand on your Health & Safety career do not hesitate to apply with your CV below and call Annabelle Foskett on 01202 888 986 or email

A consultant will be in contact should your application be taken further. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful in your application.