Health and Safety Advisor
Health and Safety Advisor
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
My client is an employee-owned construction group that regular feature in the top 100 of the Sunday Times best companies to work for award.
They are seeking an experienced Health and Safety advisor to join their existing team, which currently consists of a Health and safety Manager, four experienced Advisors and an Administrator, who together look after all health, safety, environmental and quality matters for all 12 of the Groups Divisions.
The role is based at their Lincoln Office, supporting the business build teams and working closely with the Site Managers and Contracts Managers to deal with routine safety matters as well as working together to resolve issues and overcome challenges, offering sound advice and practical solutions at both pre-construction and build stage. The role also involves carrying out safety inspections and incident investigations, attending site meetings, producing reports and assisting with audits.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
You must have at least 5 year's experience as a safety advisor.
A NEBOSH qualification is essential, as well as a full driving licence as the role involves regular travel to construction sites and our other offices.
Construction site experience is essential, with sound knowledge of COSHH and CDM Regulations.
Roofing industry experience and auditing experience would be an advantage.
Above all, they are seeking someone with the right skills and attitude to join the team.
You will liaise with a range of colleagues, external consultants and subcontractors, so must have strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills.
You must be confident dealing with everyday safety matters as well as flexible in calmly reacting to unexpected issues.
You must be self-driven and able to manage your own varied workload and remain in regular contact with the Safety Team to ensure all Team Members remain up-to-date and informed.
This position is full time (8.00am until 5.00pm) and based at the Lincoln Office, with regular construction site visits, usually within a 60-minute radius of Lincoln.
31 days annual leave including all English Bank Holidays, plus additional long service days after each 5 years of continuous service (there will also be an additional day of annual leave in June 2022 for the Queen's Jubilee)
Profit Related Pay (PRP) Scheme providing a profit share bonus in December each year, subject to being employed for the full financial year
Royal London Pension scheme with employee contribution of 5% of pensionable earnings and corresponding employer contribution of 3%
Save as You Earn (SAYE) share saving scheme providing the opportunity to become a shareholder and purchase tax free shares
Life cover of 3x salary, contractual sick pay up to 6 weeks per year and long terms sickness cover (all subject to policy conditions)
Various other benefits from free fruit, staff discounts to opportunities for training, development and progression.
Edwards & Pearce acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Edwards & Pearce is an Equal Opportunities Employer.