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Health and Safety Advisor – Main Contractor

  • 200 - 240
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

Health and Safety Advisor – Main Contractor

£200 – £220 per day – Contract until July 

Slough, Berkshire

The Role:

My client has just won the first phase a refurbishment of 5-star hotel, golf course and super prime residential building near slough, and require a Health and Safety Advisor to work with the project team’s Health and Safety Manager for phase 1, and hopefully onwards. With a responsibility for maintaining the highest possible standards on site, this is a role aimed towards someone with a wiliness to progress, with the Manager looking for someone whom he can mould into a well-polished H&S professional. To succeed in this role you will be expected to carry out the following roles and responsibilities with a comfortable level of autonomy:

  • Work with the H&S Manager to to-coordinate the health, safety, & environmental process for the company, ensuring all relevant areas of the business achieve minimum agreed levels of compliance.
  • Ensure all accidents are fully investigated 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 and 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 Company:

This mid-size, high spec main contractor is part of an up-and-coming wave of companies that have found excellent success in niche areas of the industry, offering clients industry expertise, professional solutions, and most importantly – results. They mainly work across residential and commercial projects up to £40m, specialising in new build, structural alterations and fit out projects, from brand new, massive super prime residencies to high spec Cat A & B office and restaurant fit outs. This business pride themselves on the quality of their work, and this is show by the list of blue chip and wealthy private clients with whom they do repeat business. The founder and board of directors are all industry experts, having come together to start this business from director level roles across top tier main contractors. They stay hands on within the business, having a strong input into all life’s projects giving this company a very tight knit, family feel.

The recruitment process for this business is one of meticulous detail, as they only look to take on the very best the industry has to offer. If you’re interested in making a move to fast moving, growing, new age main contractor, this business could be the right move.

About the Benefits/Rewards:

This is a contract position with the potential to be a very lucrative and long-term role if the company wins more phases of the project. The initial contract will be to the end of June but will highly likely be extended as the new phases of the projects are assigned. The day rate will be around the £200pd mark with the potential for moving into a permanent role.


  • 1-3 years’ experience with a construction contractor
  • Experience in a main contractor would be a distinct advantage
  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • Knowledge of CDM

Contact: Alex or 01923750095 (Office)