Health and Safety Advisor

Posted 9 months ago by Hydrock
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £30,000-£35,000 plus benefits
Sector Construction HSE
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Friday, 16 November 2018

Opportunity for a Health and Safety Advisor to join the Health and Safety department at Hydrock, an exceptional consulting engineering company, working out of Head Office in Over, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4DF, just off J16 and J17 of the M5 motorway.

Safety is a fundamental part of our culture.  Our exceptional approach to health and safety is demonstrated by the multiple number of Gold RoSPA awards we have received, while our Safety Management System is UKAS accredited to the OHSAS 18001 standard.  You can read more about it at

Hydrock is an independently owned multi-disciplinary consultancy, with over 400 staff, operating out of 17 offices.  It is one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For and a champion of well-being.  It’s our belief that by creating the right environment we inspire the delivery of amazing results for our clients.  You can check out our values at  Our highly-successful business is currently growing at 15% per annum.

Our Head Office site is pretty special, with over 100 of us working out of converted historic buildings, in over 100 acres of the great outdoors.  Lunchtimes provide the opportunity for running, cycling, taking a walk, playing football/ rugby/rounders and there are at least two organised ‘work outs’ each week.  There are good options for lunch out - country pubs, farm shop, garden centre and The Mall Cribbs Causeway is only a five-minute drive away.  We have plenty of car parking spaces and a bike shed and showers are available for cyclists/runners.

The purpose of the role

The Health and Safety Advisor will be responsible for the timely delivery, accuracy, recording and filing of health and safety information.  They will also have responsibility for the production, reviewing and editing of health and safety documentation, ensuring quality and accuracy and providing health and safety advice to company employees on an individual and project basis, promoting company health and safety policies, initiatives and best practice.

Core job functions:

  • Provide health and safety advice to members of Hydrock
  • Produce, review, edit, and approve health and safety documentation
  • Analysis, review and update health and safety databases, including sub-contractor vetting
  • Inspection and audit of site investigation projects and Hydrock offices
  • Delivery of health and safety training.

The role will also involve travelling to projects around the UK, resulting in some overnight stays in accommodation.

The person we seek:

Essential skills:

  • NEBOSH National or Construction Certificate
  • Minimum two years’ experience working in health and safety, within construction sector
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated team player with good people skills.

Desirable skills:

  • Construction or remediation management experience
  • NEBOSH Diploma.

Someone who believes in our values and wishes to be part of Hydrock and contribute to our success.

What you can expect

Opportunities to develop and progress on merit and to have a say in how we do things.  Inspired and motivated colleagues.  A broad, interesting, responsible role, with great emphasis on quality.

The remuneration package will include a competitive salary, 5% employer pension contribution, 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy/sell up to five days), well-being bonus and a wide variety of flexible benefits.

A career with Hydrock offers you the chance to achieve your potential in a strongly people-focused and values-led business that provides great opportunities for professional and personal development.

Hydrock is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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