Senior Health and Safety Advisor

£325 - £350 /day PAYE
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Carmichael UK are seeking a senior Health and Safety Advisor to join the Devonport Docks project in Plymouth on a long term basis. There is flexibility to contract, temp-to-perm or going permanent directly. 

Key Tasks:

  • Support the Managers of HS&E in the promotion and use of H&S policies and procedures in conjunction with site Policies. •
  • Assist the Manager of HS&E to lead the development of company H&S objectives, policies, procedures, and standards.
  • To conduct Senior safety checks on the site with the H&S Advisors.
  • Produce monthly and yearly HS&E performance statistics and reports.
  • Produce and publish HS&E documentation to a high standard.
  • Work closely with the operational teams in carrying out their roles and HS&E responsibilities.
  • Assist the operational teams in developing Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work.
  • Support the operational teams in developing and reviews RAMS.
  • Conduct regular and robust health and safety Inspections & Audits.
  • Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are reported in a timely manner, and are also effectively investigated, contributing to Incident Review Boards.
  • Assist Management teams in the development of health and safety related documents.
  • Advise and assist in the identification of health and safety training requirements.
  • Undertake and plan D&A Testing in accordance with site process

Key Accountabilities:

  • To implement and comply with all legal requirements, Health, Safety Management Systems, Client requirements and best practice.
  • Ensure the contract is compliant with all HS&E: statutory requirements, accredited processes and procedures, and contract specific requirements. 
  • Manage the reporting and review of HS&E accidents / incidents on the contract.
  • Support the assessment of staff to ensure capacity, capability and competency are maintained.
  • Comply with HR policies, procedures, and Values.
  • Ensure all new starters are inducted appropriately and in accordance with the site requirements



  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • NEBOSH Certificate (preferably Construction) or equivalent.
  • Membership of relevant professional institution (e.g., Tech IOSH or above). 
  • Experience working as a Senior HS&E Advisor.
  • Accident/Investigation Qualification (e.g., Kelvin TOPSET, ROSPA or NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation)
  • Auditing to ISO45001 standard
  • Desirable: • 5 Years practical HS&E experience. • Experience of working in construction and heavy civil environment (CDM Designers) • Environmental qualification (IEMA or equivalent). • Working knowledge of ISO


£325 - £350 /day PAYE or £40,000 - £48,000 per year DOE