Health & Safety Advisor (HS2)

Contract, Temporary
  • Contract, Temporary
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £400 - £450/day


Matchtech are excited to be working alongside a major contractor on the HS2 main works, and as result we have several freelance opportunities for experienced Health & Safety Advisors.

The primary focus of these roles is to:

* Drive all aspects of Safety, Health & Wellbeing for the assigned Delivery Area.

* Promote and assist with both Corporate & Local SH&W Campaigns.

* Foster relationships with onsite operational teams and supply chain to monitor and drive SH&W Performance.

* Undertake Site Safety Inspections for all activities and proactively seek trends or anomalies within the inspections.

* Work with operational site teams to monitor and advise close out of audit/inspection findings, investigations and any other actions relating to the Delivery Area.

* Advise the SH&W Manager of common trends, events or inspection findings for local site activities to inform local campaigns, initiatives and to improve SHW performance across the Delivery Area.

* Apply and communicate the benefits of relevant content of the Business Management System.

* Assure the BMS requirements for all onsite activities and local facilities are met and maintained.

* Carry out internal audits and surveillance activities for both construction and non-construction activities, as required.

* Drive a positive SH&W culture onsite and actively promote and engage with “Making the Right Choice” and wellbeing initiatives.

* Appear on the “on call” Rota and follow the necessary “on call” procedures, as required.

* Contribute to and support the central SH&W Function as required.

About The Candidate

* Holding, as a minimum, NEBOSH Certificate [or equivalent] qualification in occupational safety and health.

* Holding TechIOSH status or higher

* Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities

* Excellent communication and engagement skills

* Strong knowledge and practical application of SH&W on the ground.

* Demonstrable experience of influencing SH&W culture and performance at operational level.

The rates advertised are inside IR35

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