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Health And Safety Advisor – Groundworks And Concrete Frames

  • £40,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Gatwick

Health and Safety Advisor – Groundworks & Concrete Frames

 

About the Company

Our client privately-owned business based in Kent specialises in the construction of reinforced concrete frames, structural alterations, remediation and associated groundworks packages across London and the home counties. With an experienced & dedicated team who are able to deliver all aspects of enabling works, remediation, groundworks and RC frames construction, offering clients a focussed mentality to ensure delivery of these schemes are on-plan and in budget safely.

This client has a high staff-retention rate due to the way their staff are developed in-house through training schemes and management support from the leaders of the business. This support is what enables the company to repeatedly complete these schemes for their loyal client-base safely and how they are able to adapt effortlessly to these clients’ demands. The business is in a stage of expansion with a considered growth plan, a real targeted growth plan in mind with an already very healthy order book for the next year, the business is looking to strengthen the team at their base of operations giving them the ability to service these projects to their high standards of quality. This is a company that can offer genuine professional career development.

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 £40,000 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.