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HSE Lead

Essential Information

  • Location:Watford, Hertfordshire, South East, England
  • Sector:Sustainable Business
  • Salary:£37000 - £40000 per annum
  • Publish date:31/05/2024
  • Job ID:V-32359
Health and Safety Advisor
  • Are you looking for a Health and Safety position for a company who are responsible for providing medical care for thousands of individuals across the UK everyday?
  • Do you want to work for a company pioneering an innovative approach to health and safety, moving away from blame and into behavioural learning and improvement? 
  • Are you looking for a role which covers a variety of sectors, with clear opportunities for progression into more senior roles?
If so, look no further…
A rare opportunity has presented itself for an individual to establish themselves within the HSE function, covering two sites in High Wycombe.
This Health and Safety Advisor role would report into the Regional Health and Safety Manager and be responsible for providing health, safety and environmental advice and forming relationships with operational and leadership teams, empowering a positive HSE culture.
Why the Health and Safety Advisor position is something you should apply for:
  • The company is fully committed to Health, Safety, Environmental and the Wellbeing of their staff.
  • The organisations focus is around operational excellence, with an innovative style and approach to safety leadership
  • The organisations remit spans a number of different disciplines and sectors, with a diverse risk profile
  • By working for the organisation, you will be in receipt of hugely advantageous staff benefits.
  • With plenty of growth opportunities, this role provides an excellent opportunity for an individual to develop on their pre-existing Health and Safety experience and establish themselves within the team. 
The successful Health and Safety Advisor will:
  • Hold a NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent.
  • Be a great communicator, with the ability to build excellent relationships with all levels of staff.
  • Be able to work autonomously.
  • Hold Health and Safety experience within NHS, care, charity or any similar sectors 
  • Be a self starter with motivation and ambition to deliver without constant oversight and management
  • Pride themselves in delivering operational excellence and be constantly looking to develop innovative approaches within Health and Safety
  • Have an inquisitive and curious approach to incidents and accidents
In return the successful Health and Safety Advisor will receive an attractive compensation package consisting
  • £40,000
  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Free wellbeing services
  • Training and development opportunity
  • Plus many more benefits
If this could be of interest, please apply today to discuss further!
































Person Specification



Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) Lead


Health and Safety











Personal Attributes



Ability to persuade, influence and, when appropriate, challenge with tact and diplomacy.

Strong planning, organisational and time management skills.

Excellent and confident communicator in both verbal and written correspondence.
Comfortable working on own initiative

Empathy, and good listening skills


Multi-disciplinary knowledge


Operational experience in a Health & Safety

H&S management

Undertaking a range of Risk Assessments

Contractor safety management

Training and presenting experience

Healthcare systems and processes

Delivery of training lectures and presentations

Environmental and Waste management









NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent.

H&S professional registration (IOSH) or willingness to apply for professional registration

Fire safety skills

Ability to interpret relevant health and safety legislation, Approved Codes of Practice and guidance and to advice managers on a range of health and safety matters.

Risk Assessor experience

RCA / Incident investigation skill

Contractor Management skills

Experience undertaking audits

Good IT skills


Trainer qualification

NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Management

Water quality (L8) qualification

Asbestos management experience

Waste management experience

DSE Assessor


Manual handling trainer qualification

Auditor qualification

Facilities Management knowledge

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification

Understanding of the principles of environmental risk management








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