Health and Safety Assurance Advisor - Somerset - South Central

Ref: J39386-ST | Term: Perm | Rate: GBP Negotiable

Position: Health and Safety Assurance Advisor
Location: Somerset

Job Description:
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced, capable and pro-active Health and Safety Assurance Advisor based in Somerset on a full time, permanent basis.

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Job Requirements:
The Health and Safety Assurance Advisor will be based on site in Somerset conducting Health and Safety assurance with regards to critical risk management, reviewing the assurance systems and supporting the accident exploration.

The main responsibilities of the Health and Safety Manager are to:

• Ensure Health and Safety strategy is implemented and risks are found and resolved efficiently
• Ensure site standards are achieved
• Ensure compliance with Health and Safety management systems by establishing a H& Health and Safety activity schedule that coordinates assurance and inspection activities on site including Statutory inspections, Leadership engagement tours, FSRs, PVAs, Collective Insights and Work Explorations.
• Ensure appropriate detailed reports are produced in line with the level of risk, potential severity and learning opportunity to ensure recommendations are implemented and closed as necessary.
• Undertake facilitates work and accident explorations where required and provide support in this area
• Ensure all accidents are entered onto the relevant systems
• Identify trends in the performance of the project through assurance and suggest appropriate actions to improve it
• Provide coaching and training for accident exploration purposes and assurance activities
• Support and advise to ensure gaps found in the risk management approach are highlighted and managed swiftly and effectively
• Understand the commercial implications associated with risk management to ensure processes are followed which minimise commercial risk
• Lead from the front; be an advocate and champion for Health & Safety

Skills/ Qualifications:
To be considered for this Health and Safety Assurance Advisor opportunity my client is looking for a Health and Safety Assurance Advisor with a qualification in Health and Safety and experience in high-risk environments on large scale construction projects.

Previous experience with ISO 14001 and environmental management on construction projects is essential.

The Health and Safety Assurance Advisor needs to have:
- A deep understanding of critical risk within the world of construction
- Extensive experience in the facilitation of safety and environmental assurance
- Knowledge of 21st century positive accident analysis techniques and experience in their application
- Considerable knowledge in the area of mature Health and Safety systems and the ability to create and manage an assurance system

The Health and Safety Assurance Advisor needs to have advanced communication skills, an exceptional attention to detail and the ability to provide intelligent trends from the assurance conducted to help determine focus areas.

For further information and to apply please call Sophie Thomas at Purosearch on 0208 9121730 alternatively email a copy of your up to date CV to


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