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HSE Advisor

Essential Information

  • Location:Dorset, South West, England
  • Sector:Sustainable Business
  • Salary:£40000 - £43000 per annum
  • Publish date:22/04/2024
  • Job ID:V-32587

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Health and Safety Advisor to join our team covering Bristol and surrounding areas. This role has some travel required across our operating area both in your local region and occasionally further afield in our geography for team meetings.

You should have a full driving licence with access to your own vehicle and be happy to travel. Expenses are paid. 

The Role:
We've just launched our new Health, Safety and Wellbeing strategy and this role is key in supporting the delivery of this as well as promoting visible safety leadership. You'll be central to driving a positive safety culture and providing professional, trusted and clear advice to the business.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Using your health and safety knowledge to provide confident expert coaching, advice, and guidance to key stakeholders, working in collaboration to drive continuous improvement 
  • Reviewing and developing policies, procedures and other Health and Safety documentation in accordance with relevant legislation and corporate standards 
  • Leading, supporting, and offering guidance in incident management, providing technical expertise on root cause analysis, systemic learnings, and preventative measures
  • Conducting audits and inspections, producing reports that identify gaps, actions and good practices as well as leading and supporting the development of hazard identification, risk assessment and controls
  • Leading and supporting on the delivery of projects and incentives to drive continuous improvement
  • Designing and delivering training courses that are engaging and effective, using a range of delivery techniques
  • Supporting and providing advice on DSE and office related risks

What we need from you:
You should have demonstrable experience as a health and safety advisor, with a relevant qualification such as the NEBOSH General Certificate. Any experience or qualifications in housing or construction, such as NEBOSH Construction would be beneficial but not essential. You'll also have:
  • Significant experience providing expert occupational health and safety advice within the property or construction industry
  • A track record in reviewing and developing health and safety policies, procedures and recommending best practices
  • Confidence in classifying incidents and leading incident investigations
  • Creative thinking to develop engaging safety training and workshops
  • Ability to engage with multiple stakeholders, building positive and trusted relationships
  • Comfortable prioritising workloads and working with accuracy and attention to detail 
What you'll receive from us:
  • £450 flex-pot annually, discounted shopping & cycling scheme
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • Opportunity to buy / sell up to 5 days holiday per year
  • Company pension scheme matched up to 12%, life cover at 4x your salary
  • Flexible working - we're committed to giving people flexibility as widely as possible
  • Options for private medical insurance, dental insurance & critical illness cover

It's a fantastic time to join our team. We have an ambitious corporate plan to deliver an inspiring agenda of change and growth in a sustainable way. You'll be joining a highly skilled team at the forefront of driving these improvements and we'd love to hear from you to explore your skills and experience further.