Construction  2023-11-20 12:07:51


£50000 – £55000/annum negotiable dependant on experience

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Health & Safety Advisor
Location Aylesbury
Salary £50,000 – £55,000 plus £21,000 subsistence allowance, £5,000 car allowance, 10% Bonus, Pension, Health care, life insurance etc

Background and purpose of the role:

Summary of why the role exists and the role in the context of the organisational structure:

We are seeking a Health & Safety Advisor to provide effective guidance and support to our site delivery team on a major earthmoving contract. The new role which is site based is deemed an integral position of ensuring the successful delivery of the project.

The role will be to provide effective HSE support and guidance to the site team to ensure a safe working environment without risk to health and continuously promoting a positive safety culture.

The HSE Advisor will ensure the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and environmental management.

In so doing, the postholder will be instrumental in achieving the Company's mission statement in accordance with the Company's values.


Key activities and responsibilities of the role

Provide effective health, safety and environmental support and guidance to our site team to ensure a safe working environment without risk to health, safety, or harm to the environment.

Continually promote high standards of health, safety and environmental management and drive continuous improvement.
Conduct regular HSE site tours and inspections ensuring personnel are working in accordance with the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan and Method Statements and Risk Assessments
Conduct incident investigations and associated reports.
Identify and report performance trends.
Build positive relationships with all levels of the workforce.
Work in close collaboration with the clients SHE team ensuring set HSE standards and goals are met.
Conduct ad hoc HSE training.
Chair regular HSE Meetings
Conduct Site Inductions
Closely support the HSE Administrator
Maintain the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan
Review and maintain general project HSE documentation.
Compile and circulate topical toolbox talks and health, safety and environmental alerts
Produce monthly HSE reports for the Company Health & Safety Manager
Establish and maintain a team programme of documented health & safety inspections and site tours, ensuring engagement at all levels.
Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation and communicate relevant changes to the site delivery team.
Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.
Key competencies:

Qualifications, experience, and behaviours required.


Experience in the delivery of Health & Safety services and will have a background in construction/building industry.
Experience on bulk earthworks would be particularly desirable.
You will hold a NEBOSH General, Construction Certificate or above qualification and have a strong understanding of the CDM regulations.
You will have construction and major civil engineering experience obtained from a previously held site-based role.
Experience reviewing site health, safety and environmental documentation.
Excellent working knowledge and understanding of current Health and Safety Legislation
Confident and organised with a positive attitude.
Good spoken and written communication skills
Ability to work under constraint.Desirable:

Sound knowledge of current HSE Legislation
Operational experience of ensuring compliance with: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001
Auditing & Inspection skills
Incident investigation and reporting
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills and relationship building
Computer literate with Microsoft suites and SharePoint
Experience in writing and reviewing health, safety and environmental procedures.
Experience in conducting basic construction related training.Qualifications or accreditations required for the role:

NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
IEMA or NEBOSH environmental
Valid CSCS card holder
Tech Member of IOSH or above
Full UK driving licence


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