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Working for GHPC, a diverse company in the construction industry, the Assistant Construction Health & Safety Advisor will provide support to the CDM/H&S Advisory Team, including the compilation and formatting of Health & Safety documents. We would envisage that the Assistant H&S Advisor will develop their career with the company over the next few years - and through relevant training, experience and industry courses, will eventually work towards having a senior position within the team.

 

GHPC Group Ltd is a small but rapidly growing company, offering a number of different consultancy services to some of the biggest housing & commercial developers in the UK. We have a diverse and friendly team, each with their own skillset and from a range of different professional backgrounds.

 

We are 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, so if you:

  • have a NEBOSH Construction Certificate

  • have experience of working as a graduate / assistant CDM Advisor or experience working in a construction related H&S role

  • have a full, clean driving licence

  • take immense pride in your work and have excellent attention to detail

  • are articulate, well-spoken and have excellent written English and vocabulary skills

  • have excellent computer skills, with experience of using all Microsoft packages

  • are looking to work with a modern and forward thinking company in an open, friendly and flexible environment…

 

…then this could be the ideal opportunity for you!

 

Please note - as a minimum, we expect applicants to have a NEBOSH Construction Certificate AND experience working as a graduate/assistant CDM Advisor OR on-site H&S Assistant. A full, clean driving licence is essential.  

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  • 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.

  • Providing CDM and Health & Safety advice to projects, providing additional related services where opportunities identified.

  • Excellent communication skills are essential.

  • Ability to converse confidently with people - excellent written & spoken English with a keen eye for detail is absolutely essential for the role.

  • Excellent telephone manner & ability to remain calm in all situations

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated individual able to work independently and unsupervised/integrate well as a team member

  • Willingness to learn and ability to apply knowledge in a considered, systemised manner

  • Well-organised individual with the ability to prioritise workload with flexibility to multi-task

  • IT literate and competent, experienced user of all Microsoft Office software - high level of competence expected in both Word & Excel

  • A professional and diplomatic approach to business and Client requirements and the ability to quickly and accurately read situations is essential

  • Smart (business appropriate) appearance, discreet nature, flexible attitude and a general commitment to do what it takes to get the job done

  • A full, clean Driving Licence is essential.

On a day-to-day basis, your job will involve:

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Your working hours will be a minimum of 40 hours per week - start & finish times are reasonably flexible provided Client and Company needs are met in full and minimum weekly hours are covered. If required by a particular deadline or other circumstance, the company may request overtime working.

 

GHPC offers a range of benefits to all employees including Private Healthcare Insurance, a formal Pension Scheme and an employee discounts scheme.

 

As a key part of this role, GHPC offers the opportunity to progress with training and qualifications within the industry, with a view to furthering your career within the company. The company encourages everyone to develop and diversify their own knowledge base and qualifications/skills and therefore offer an individually tailored programme for all employees. This is aimed at personal development to the benefit of the individual as well as the Company, which may be towards specific training needs, a professional or academic qualification and/or diversification of skill levels and experience within a different field to that currently undertaken as your main role.

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Assistant Construction Health & Safety Advisor

Assistant / Trainee

£25,000 - £30,000 plus benefits

Bracknell, Berkshire

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  • 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, using company format where required.

  • Providing advice & support to project teams during tender review periods as required.

  • Overseeing preparation and production of Health & Safety Files as projects progress.

  • 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.

  • Liaising with other GHPC colleagues, providing CDM and H&S advice & support to the business as necessary.

  • 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”. Subsequently sharing knowledge with other colleagues to ensure corporate intelligence is consistently maintained.

  • Reviewing draft documentation prepared by any trainees.

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