Health and Safety Administrator / Health and Safety Graduate

£18k - £24k pa + benefits
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Health Safety Administrator / Health and Safety Graduate - construction - Sheffield - £18k-£24k - potential for fast-track progression into a site-based Health and Safety professional.

To maintain regulatory and statutory Health and Safety compliance within the company and to ensure, through regular inspection, compliance with these policies.


All of the below are duties which the successful candidate will have training and development to be able to fulfill.

The Health and Safety Advisors are responsible for keeping the company up to date with occupational Health and Safety: new and changing Health and Safety legislation, case law and best practice. They will administrate on the items below and be trained to achieve these standards:

* Advise on compliance with CDM 2015 Regulations
* Assist and advise during the tender, planning, design and construction stages of contracts
* Advise in the preparation, maintenance and review of Construction Phase Plans
* Advise on the adequacy of risk assessments and safe methods of work as required when requested
* Assist in the investigation of accidents, dangerous occurrences and near misses
* Monitor the effectiveness of arrangements for the management of health and safety through regular office and site inspections and audits
* Stop any unsafe working practices that are observed and raise the matter with line management
* Report monthly on progress and compliance
* Reflect any changes in legislation health and safety standards within the operation of the Company Health and Safety Management System
* Provide guidance to company directors, managers and employees at all levels on any safety issues and assist with finding solutions
* Carry out or facilitate periodic Health and Safety audits of all Company sites and locations
* Investigate serious incidence with regional managers and ensure relevant injuries and incidents are reported to HSE
* Analyse the finding of incident investigations and associated trends to assist in the development of strategies to lead to continual improvement of health and safety performance
* Maintain mutually beneficial relationships with the HSE as appropriate
* Discharge any specific duties set out in supporting procedures and management systems

Degree/HND/HNC level qualification in Health and Safety related discipline (desired)
NEBOSH General / Construction Certificate (desired) or aptitude/motivation to obtain this qualification
Microsoft office suite aptitude (essential)
Strong organisational skills (essential)
PTTLLS (desirable) or aptitude/motivation to obtain this qualification