Ref# SA1
Date Posted: 11 April 2024
Applications Close: 31 May 2024 12:00 pm

Location: North Region

Type of Role: Full Time, Permanent


What We’re Looking For 

We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious SHE Advisor to join the team in our North region. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in the groundworks sector, with a company who is committed to the highest standards of health and safety.

This role will be split between office and site locations, and it will be your responsibility to ensure standards and procedures are being maintained.


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Use knowledge and skills to promote a positive health and safety culture in the workplace.

  • Provide knowledge and experience to help the Company and workers / operatives comply with safety legislation and that safety policies and practices are adopted.

  • Plan, monitor and review protective and preventative safety measures.

  • Have an accurate understanding of the organisations SHE policies and management system.

  • Provide suitable support and advice to site supervisors and their teams.

  • Promote and assist implementation of the organisations occupational H&S and environmental policies and procedures across all developments.

  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect construction.

  • Attend pre-commencement meetings as requested to proactively contribute to the initial decisions made by the contract team.

  • Investigate and provide written reports for incidents / accidents and ill health when required.

  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements. Assist with close out of non-conformances.

  • Outline safe operational procedures which identify and consider relevant hazards.

  • Provide assistance to the organisation in the evaluation of pre-commencement risks and appropriate discharge of the requirements of CDM 2015

  • Provide assistance / advice to the organisation to enable statutory notices to be applied for when required.

  • Audit working practices / safe systems of work in compliance with legislation and offer best practice advice when necessary.



  • Degree in Health and Safety and/ or have the necessary health and safety qualifications, IOSH/ NEBOSH or other relevant qualification (desirable).

  • Worked as a Health and Safety advisor within the groundworks sector.

  • Ability to work independently as well as contributing to team and companywide strategy.

  • Efficient audit monitoring skills and excellent written and verbal communication.

  • IT literate.

  • Promote a positive working together culture. 

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