10th Nov, 2023 Read time 2 minutes

Health & Safety Advisor – Birmingham

Location: Birmingham
Last Updated: 10th November 2023

Our Client, an NI based, UK wide, leading Building and Civil engineering contractor, are currently looking to employ an experienced and ambitious Health & Safety Advisor on site in Birmingham

Project Values £20million +

Good competitive packages available for the right candidates £40-45k

The Health & Safety Advisor reports directly to the SHEQ Director and will liaise with the Project Manager and site team and is responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of Health & Safety on site in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions. The Health & Safety Advisor must lead by example and serve as a role model in mobilising the team and ensuring the highest standards of health & safety are adopted throughout.

Principle Duties

· Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System;

· Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment;

· Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority;

· Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or contractors working on site;

· Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required for the Client’s Employees;

· Assisting Site Management in compiling cost records and forecasts for all issues associated with Health & Safety including, but not limited to, contra charges, training, purchases, etc;

· Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for the client and Sub-Contractors personnel;

· Ensuring sub-contractor safety statements and required Method statements are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required;

· Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements;

· Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans

· Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications, while keeping the SHEQ Director and Site Manager updated;

· Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated;

· Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.


· Health and Safety Cert, Diploma or Degree is essential (NEBOSH)

· With 2/3+ years’ experience in the construction industry, ideally working for a main contractor.

· Previous experience managing safety on a similar project.

· Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience with a UK wide contractor on multi-million pound projects It is vital that you are committed to an active site based role.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £40,000.00-£45,000.00 per year

Benefits: Company pension

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

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