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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.

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  • Representing the Company as a key Client contact.

  • Carrying out the duties of Health and Safety Advisor on behalf of the company for appointed clients, to plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate Health & Safety.

  • Key responsibility for delivering health and safety services to clients to support bespoke BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational health and safety management systems and future upgrade to achieve ISO 45001.

  • Preparing, assessing, assisting and supporting the development of bespoke Client Health & Safety systems including preparation of policies, procedures and risk assessments.

  • Being the key interface between & liaising with the Client Teams, and others to deliver services within an agreed remit, programme and budget.

  • Provide H&S advice and support to Client Teams, advising clearly of their legal duties; attending and chairing meetings, carrying out audits, data collation and recording, report writing, creating templates and checklists, visiting and reviewing arrangements and advising recommendations; implementing agreed revised arrangements by delivering required documentation including updating or creating new appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Previous experience of acting as Health and Safety Advisor is essential to fulfil this position with current membership of IOSH, preferably Grad IOSH working towards CMIOSH.

  • A thorough understanding of Health and Safety and Environmental legislation including the Health & Safety at Work Act and Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations.

  • An existing Health & Safety qualification is essential - NEBOSH Diploma is a minimum requirement.

  • Excellent written English, report writing, attention to detail and communication skills are essential.

  • Previous experience of delivering training and preparing and delivering presentations is desirable but is not essential.

  • Previous experience of acting as CDM Advisor and Principal Designer is desirable but is not essential, A good understanding of construction processes with some experience of working in the construction industry is preferred.

  • A good understanding of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 is required.

  • A relevant qualification (MSc, BEng, BSc, or equivalent) is preferred.

  • 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.

  • Ability to independently assess, diagnose, prepare, recommend and implement solutions is required.

  • Highly IT literate and competent, experienced user of general Microsoft Office software. Must have a confident attitude towards the use of technology.

  • Integrate well as a team member, possess good management skills and generally possess a flexible attitude to work.

  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload with flexibility to multi-task.

  • Smart appearance and a desire to develop personally along with the Company. A common sense approach to business and Client requirements.

  • A full clean UK driving licence is essential for this position since it will require travel to sites which may not be accessible by public transport.

On a day-to-day basis, this position will involve:

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This position is offered on either a full-time, permanent basis or fixed term contract, subject to agreement. Benefits for the Permanent role will be made available.

 

If permanent, a standard six-month probationary period will start from the date of commencement of employment.

 

The position is based from our main office in Bracknell, Berkshire. Travel will be required to attend client offices, project meetings, site visits etc. on a regular basis. Overnight stays may occasionally be required, in order to fulfil the role.

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Health & Safety Advisor

Competitive Salary / Rates (relative to experience)

Bracknell, Berkshire

Permanent OR Fixed-Term 3/6 month contract

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  • Providing H&S training, especially on client systems.

  • 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.

  • Supporting the Managing Director and team members, reviewing & advising on deadlines and providing advice & support.

  • Preparing Fee Proposals and issuing to prospective and existing Clients.

  • Provide weekly and monthly targets and outputs and managing invoicing, reviewing and managing project delivery and information flow to achieve deadlines and monthly targets.

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

  • Working with all involved parties to develop expert and creative solutions bespoke to the client’s business.

  • Ensuring that knowledge is kept up to date, in terms of health, safety and environmental legislation, other associated legislation related to the clients’ business operations – in particular developing “key skills” and “specialist knowledge base”. Completing CPD as required by Professional Membership Bodies to maintain qualifications. Subsequently sharing knowledge with other colleagues to ensure corporate intelligence is consistently maintained.

  • Promoting all services currently offered by the company to all Clients.

  • Any other duties as reasonably required by the Company.

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