Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 29/04/2024 by Galldris Services Ltd

Sizewell, Suffolk

Health & Safety Advisor

Galldris Group

Location: Sizewell C, Leiston

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health & Safety Advisor to join our Sizewell team. To be considered, you will come from a Civil Engineering or Construction background. The Health & Safety Advisor will be responsible for overseeing and implementing the Company’s Health, Safety, and Environmental Management systems across site(s).

Implementing and monitoring strategies that will promote development in the safety management system. A team player and problem solver who will work with the project delivery teams working collaboratively and proactively. A good communicator who will deal with Client H&S teams and management on a daily basis as well as our direct workforce and supply chain.

The ideal candidate will have to hold a full UK driving licence, as travel between sites is necessary.

Key Accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Be an integral part of the Project Delivery team , helping to deliver accident and incident free projects
  • Advising contract and site staff on content of risk assessments, method statements, task-specific briefings, Site Health & Safety Plans, and safety issues generally
  • Chair Project level monthly HSEQ Forward Planning meeting, , conduct monthly HSEQ Audits and inspections, ensure closure of non-conformances. Engage with staff and workforce while on projects
  • Representing the Company at Safety meetings with Clients and Sub-Contractors. Attend Project Pre-Start Meetings and Sub-Contractor Pre-Start Meetings
  • Accident Investigation and reports. Carry out with the Project Delivery Team and ensure improvement actions are identified and closed out. Produce relevant Safety Bulletins for company wide distribution
  • Communication of safety initiatives/notices/alerts to staff and workforce
  • Liaison with HSQE Director or Head of Health and Safety – producing monthly Project summaries, assisting in Group procedure reviews. Attend weekly HSEQ review meeting
  • Assist with development and deliver in-house safety training programs/presentations
  • Issue staff information as to changes in technology, work methods or statutory requirements by means of safety bulletins, and internal safety procedures applicable to the Company
  • Keep up to speed with client H&S Standards and Specifications and ensure that these are implemented at project level
  • Devise strategies to meet targets and encourage best practices ensuring compliance with HSE legislation
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the level of this position
  • Comply with Company policies & procedures


  • Previous experience of Civil Engineering or construction projects – covering areas such as drainage / groundworks / structures / temporary works / Reinforced Concrete / earthworks / lifting operations etc
  • Knowledge and understanding of statutory H&S and Environmental Regulations
  • Knowledge and understanding of Client Health Safety and Environmental requirements
  • Good understanding of CDM 2015 – Roles and Responsibilities


  • IT literate
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to raise awareness and improve safety culture
  • Proactively lead and manage the HSE Management policies, procedures, and practices
  • Ability to train and develop staff, improving their understanding and capabilities
  • Ability to work in a pro-active, cooperative manner with client, contract, and site staff to improve performance and minimise non-conformances on site


  • NEBOSH Qualification (general & construction) or equivalent
  • IOSH Membership

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.

Employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Galldris. We look forward to hearing from you.

Galldris is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any protected characteristic.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: We are not using Recruitment Agencies for this role. In the event of speculative CV submissions, no fees will be applicable.

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