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Health & Safety Advisor

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Health & Safety Advisor
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMIH001_1570030699
Job description

My Client is looking to recruit a Health & Safety Advisor to join their H&S Department. The organisation is a national main building contractor, but this role will be based within the North West region.

My client has a reputation in delivering high quality schemes. The company carry out work across all sectors including; Leisure, residential, commercial, industrial, Education and Industrial.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for the co-ordination and provision of all H&S support across a number of schemes. This task will be carried out in a manner wholly consistent with company policies without compromise.

This is a roaming role which will see you working on new build high-rise residential schemes valued between £35m and £50m across Liverpool and Manchester - It will also involve travel on a bigger scale so the successful candidate must be open to travelling to North Wales.

Duties;

  • Report to Head of H&S regarding all H&S matters
  • Manage external site auditors
  • Advise on all H&S matters as appropriate
  • Responsible for the attainment of the pertinent H&S accreditation's
  • Manage/stop any operation where the activity poses a serious risk to health & safety
  • Representing the company to external auditors and legal bodies
  • Performing internal site audits
  • Ongoing coaching and advice to employees
  • Carrying out H&S training where appropriate

Experience;

  • Build background
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Significant supervisory experience
  • Chartered SHE professional or equivalent (or demonstrable IPD/CPD equivalent Diploma or equivalent in Health and Safety)
  • Detailed understanding of SHE legislation
  • Ability to work as part of and/or lead a team
  • Able to work under pressure