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Location: United Kingdom, South West England

Health & Safety Advisor

United Kingdom, South West England
£250.00 - £300.00 per Day

Job Description

The Hinkley Point C Project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe. During the business construction phase over 5,600 people will work on the site. The project marks the rebirth of the UK's nuclear industry and will present invaluable opportunities for Somerset, the South West and wider UK.

Health & Safety Advisor
Bridgwater
PAYE Contract (+ 33 days paid leave).
£250-300.00 per day PAYE

The Health and Safety Advisor will operate by undertaking a range of planned advice, guidance and support activities which focus on establishing, promoting, maintaining and continually improving the HPC CDM Client and Principal Contractor management arrangements; positively promoting and reinforcing NNB Genco standards; and monitoring/measuring the NNB and supply chain health and safety performance through risk based inspections and audits.

Maintaining and developing internal and external relationships, providing clear communication between relevant departments and external contractors. Collating and disseminating safety related information and the ability to influence and encourage attitudes and behaviours towards safety.

Each Health and Safety Advisor will be assigned to support one of the NNB core Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT); integrating with the MDT providing advice and support on all H&S issues and risks associated with the MDT works ensuring all NNB Client and Principal Contractor duties are fulfilled. The Health and Safety Advisor will maintain clear reporting lines to the HPC Lead Health and Safety Advisor and the MDT Senior Construction Delivery Lead.

Principle Accountabilities

Participate in creating, maintaining and improving health and safety in the workplace

Influence the Multi-Disciplinary team on health and safety issues relating to pre-construction planning & project evolution

Develop timely project based health and safety risk profiles to direct risk based inspection and other assurance activities

Provide assurance to the Client organisations that Designers and Principal Contractors are complying with their requirements under Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015.

Participate and advise as a subject matter expert in constructability, maintainability and operability reviews

Undertake inspections, carry out accident investigations, keep records and write reports.

Co-ordinate and collate information required for the production of scheduled H & S reports and identify trends and early warnings of possible issues and recommend appropriate action.

Carry out audits of construction activities on site to ensure that the requirements set out in the construction phase plan are adhered to.

Provide advice on the interpretation and application of the H & S management system. This to include provision of relevant training, briefings and information.

Carry out regular behavioural safety conversations with construction contractors on site.

Pro-active creation and implementation of programmes to underpin zero tolerance to HSE issues/problems.

Increase awareness of all HSE matters.

Work with peers in other disciplines to ensure creation of coherent and integrated polices and systems that avoid unnecessary duplication and dissipation of effort.

Be an effective and participative member of a team of safety, health and environmental professionals.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop wide network and working relationships within EDF and the construction industry

Results focus tempered with team centred approach

Highly skilled in the analysis of technically demanding and detailed information and quickly identify the underlying issues and risks.

Strong capacity to be future focused in identifying risks and implications. Strong communication skills to be able to put across complex concepts and data in a way that is readily understood and actionable, using a variety of media.

Skilful in engaging others with technical issues and maintaining their interest and enthusiasm.

Skilful in distilling knowledge and building skills in others and the capacity to be pragmatic and practical in the way that technical issues are addressed

Good knowledge of large organisational, process plant and site, operations

Ability to establish a vision and develop/implement strategy to attain it.

Excellent knowledge of national and international HSE standards

Excellent knowledge of CDM Regulations

Proven track record of achieving excellent safety results on major engineering and construction projects


Significant HSE experience within a large project setting

Experience of co-ordinating between contractors to support resolving health and safety interface issues across complex and high risk operations

Tech IOSH or equivalent

NEBOSH HSE Diploma or European equivalent

Excellent knowledge of CDM Regulations

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Speak to Ian Canavan today

Account Manager at Rullion

ian.canavan@rullion.co.uk Connect with Ian on LinkedIn View Profile

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