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Health and Safety Advisor – Groundworks Contractor

  • £35,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Hertfordshire

Health and Safety Advisor – Groundworks Contractor

 

About the Company

Our client is a specialist groundwork subcontractor with a turnover in excess of £50-million and over 25 years’ worth of experience, they have built an enviable reputation in the residential, retail and commercials sectors. This business recognises the importance of maintaining and developing a workforce with a multidisciplinary approach, utilizing the most up to date work practices in the industry. Their set up from top to bottom maintains a fast action approach, always within reach, contactable 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Their reputation has been gained through hard work, endeavour and commitment in delivering schemes to a high level of quality, giving complete peace of mind at all times to a loyal client base.

About the opportunity

Due to the on-going expansion of the company and awarding of new projects, our client is looking for a Health and Safety Advisor. The successful Health and Safety professional will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day health and safety duties which will include implementing the companies’ health and safety policies, preparing method statements, risk assessments, construction phase plans and undertaking site inspections throughout southern home counties.

To succeed in this role, you will be expected to carry out the following roles and responsibilities with a comfortable level of autonomy: Work closely with the H&S Manager / Director to coordinate the health, safety, & environmental strategy for the company, ensuring all relevant areas of the business achieve minimum agreed levels of compliance. Ensure all accidents are fully investigated then reported to the Health and Safety Executive correctly in consultation with Senior Company SQE Management. Monitor compliance with the company’s H&S policy, organisation and arrangements. Hold regular meetings with senior managers to discuss improvements to safety procedures. Provide advice and guidance on health and safety matters. Production of statistical information in relation to SQE performance. Maintain up to date knowledge of new or revised legislation and other practical aspects of SQE management. Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business. Review all Risk Assessments and High-Risk activities, ensuring adequate control measures are in place. Identify training needs in the area of health and safety. Conduct and arrange any external H&S training in conjunction with business requirements. Carry out health and safety audits on-site. Promote via the management team, supervisors and HR, the requirement for employees to be informed of their responsibilities and receive adequate training in safety, quality and environmental matters. Review Accident Investigation forms to ensure remedial action and control measures undertaken.

About the benefits and rewards

For this permanent opportunity, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £35,000 to £50,000 per annum, however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered; travel allowance OR company vehicle in addition to standard benefits associated with a successful company (bonus scheme, pension, laptop, phone etc.).

About the requirements

To be considered for this position, it is imperative that individuals have previous experience in the construction industry (Within this sector is preferred). For this opportunity our client is targeting highly experienced professionals that have held previous roles with rival contractors. A NEBOSH General Certificate, an IOSH qualification and a full UK driving license is essential for visits to site.

About Myself

I have a number of years’ experience recruiting solely within the specialist groundwork and concrete frame sector, it is my specialism. This means I have a strong amount of knowledge regarding how my clients operate and a focused approach on finding construction professionals the right organisation to join in order to enhance their career. These tight-knit bonds with my clients means I know the nuances of each individual business and how they will affect you when discussing the differing benefits to consider in order to draw well-informed comparisons.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with professionals who are interested in exploring the opportunities available.