Health & Safety Advisor - Trainee

Recruiter
Recruitx
Location
Exeter
Salary
£25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Expires
08 Feb 2017
Ref
60112099/recrui
Contact
GHPC Group Ltd McPhee
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Health & Safety Advisor to join GHPC Group Ltd based in Exeter.

GHPC Group Ltd is a small but rapidly growing company, offering a number of different services to several FTSE 100 companies within the construction industry and is looking for a candidate with excellent written English and vocabulary, a keen eye for detail, excellent computer skills and above all the enthusiasm to develop their career with the company.

As a Trainee Health & Safety Advisor your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Representing the Company as a key Client contact, in the South West, Exeter and Bristol (home-based).
  • Assisting the Principal Designer to manage projects - being the interface between & liaising with the Client Teams, Design Teams, Principal Contractors, and others to deliver projects in line with the Client’s remit, programme and budget.
  • Assisting the Principal Designer to carry out their duties on behalf of the company for appointed projects, to plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate Health & Safety in pre-construction phases of projects, including identifying, eliminating or controlling foreseeable risks and ensuring designers carry out their duties.
  • Provide CDM advice and support to Client Teams, advising clearly of their CDM Duties and assisting with development of CDM strategy for projects.
  • Assisting with the development of Client Health & Safety systems & policies where appropriate.
  • Attend Design & Project Meetings as required throughout projects.
  • Visiting project sites prior to construction to carry out initial risk appraisals and during construction to review arrangements (as required).
  • Preparing, co-ordinating and distributing relevant Health & Safety Information to other design & project team members.
  • Reviewing Construction Phase H&S Plans prepared by Principal Contractor and advising on suitability.
  • Maintaining accurate and comprehensive electronic project records, including meeting minutes, for all projects, following company protocol ensuring full audit trail is kept clear and up to date.
  • Liaising with other CDM Team members, assisting with project information flow, reviewing & advising on project deadlines and providing advice & support.
  • Ensuring that knowledge is kept up to date, in terms of safety legislation, construction methods & processes, other associated legislation and anything else related to the role - in particular developing “key skills” and “specialist knowledge base”.

An ideal Trainee Health & Safety Advisor will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Experience of acting in a Health & Safety role is essential to fulfil this position with experience of working in a Construction environment preferred. Membership of the Association for Project Safety and/or NEBOSH is desirable.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety Legislation is required with a good understanding of the Health & Safety at Work Act and Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations; knowledge of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 is desirable.
  • An existing Health & Safety qualification is essential - minimum NEBOSH General but preferably NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
  • Ambitious, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual able to work independently and unsupervised. This role will require a confident individual who has the ability to develop and maintain relationships with a wide variety of personalities and professional bodies during projects.
  • Highly IT literate and competent, experienced user of general Microsoft Office software. Must have a confident attitude towards the use of technology.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload with flexibility to multi-task. Excellent presentation, report writing and communication skills.
  • A full clean UK driving licence is absolutely essential for this position since it will require extensive travel.

Your working hours will be a minimum of 40 hours per week.

In return for this you will receive a salary of £25,000 - 30,000 per annum, plus Car Allowance and other benefits.

For an opportunity to join this expanding company please submit your CV online.

recruitx ref:  60112099 / INDHP

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