Health & Safety Avisor

  • Permanent
  • Somerset
  • Applications have closed. GPW Recruitment


We are looking for a permanent Health & Safety Advisor ASAP with IOSH and NEBOSH certificates and CDM knowledge, for a position at the Hinkley Point C construction site in Somerset. Salary up to £50,000 per annum.

Working as the successful Health & Safety Advisor, you will have significant HSE experience within a large project setting. You will work as part of a team of Health and Safety Advisors providing the highest standard of advice and support to the HPC CDM Client and Principal Contractor management teams. At the peak the HPC Construction Site will have circa 6000 persons working at any one time.

Main responsibilities will include:

*Participate in creating, maintaining and improving health and safety in the workplace

*Influence the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) on health and safety issues relating to pre-construction planning & project evolution

*Develop timely project-based health and safety risk profiles to direct risk-based inspection and other assurance activities

*Provide assurance to the Client organisations that Designers and Principal Contractors are complying with their requirements under Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015.

*Participate and advise as a subject matter expert in constructability, maintainability and operability reviews

*Undertake inspections, carry out accident investigations, keep records and write reports.

*Co-ordinate and collate information required for the production of scheduled H & S reports and identify trends and early warnings of possible issues and recommend appropriate action.

*Carry out audits of construction activities on site to ensure that the requirements set out in the construction phase plan are adhered to.

*Provide advice on the interpretation and application of the H & S management system. This to include provision of relevant training, briefings and information.

*Carry out regular behavioural safety conversations with construction contractors on site.

*Pro-active creation and implementation of programmes to underpin zero tolerance to HSE issues/problems.

*Increase awareness of all HSE matters.

*Work with peers in other disciplines to ensure creation of coherent and integrated polices and systems that avoid unnecessary duplication and dissipation of effort.

*Be an effective and participative member of a team of safety, health and environmental professionals.

Essential qualifications:

*Significant HSE experience within a large project setting

*Experience of co-ordinating between contractors to support resolving health and safety interface issues across complex and high-risk operations

*Tech IOSH or equivalent

*NEBOSH HSE Diploma or European equivalent

*Excellent knowledge of CDM Regulations

*Excellent knowledge of national and international HSE standards

*Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop wide network and working relationships

*Results focus tempered with team centred approach

*Highly skilled in the analysis of technically demanding and detailed information and quickly identify the underlying issues and risks

*Strong capacity to be future focused in identifying risks and implications.

*Strong communication skills to be able to put across complex concepts and data in a way that is readily understood and actionable, using a variety of media.

*Skilful in engaging others with technical issues and maintaining their interest and enthusiasm.

*Skilful in distilling knowledge and building skills in others and the capacity to be pragmatic and practical in the way that technical issues are addressed

*Good knowledge of large organisational, process plant and site, operations

*Ability to establish a vision and develop/implement strategy to attain it

*Proven track record of achieving excellent safety results on major engineering and construction projects

*MS office proficient.

*English fluent – written & verbal.


*Experience of working in a high security environment.

*French language – written & verbal.

Security Clearance: BPSS level security clearance required. You will either have it or be eligible to attain it. The criteria is:

*Right to Work – Verification of Nationality, ID documentation and Immigration status

*Identity – ID Data check (electronic identity authentication – name, address, aliases, links, accounts etc.)

*Criminal Records – Search for ‘unspent’ convictions (Basic Disclosure)

*Employment checks – Confirmation of 3 years (minimum) Employment History / Activity

The company we are supplying this Health & Safety Advisor to is a massive worldwide organisation supplying design, engineering, construction and project management services to a variety of blue-chip organisations with a long history and unrivalled capability to provide nuclear full life-cycle solutions to the nuclear industry. Working as the successful Health & Safety Advisor you will help construct this new-build Nuclear power station and enjoy outstanding on-going career opportunities.

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