Health, Safety & Compliance Specialist

Job Type:



£45000 - £50000 Per Annum


Our client is a friendly, local installer/servicer of gas & heating systems, including renewable energy technology who have been established for over 30 years. With a well-established client base around Bristol, Bath and the surrounding areas, they have a thriving engineering division that requires a new Health, Safety & Compliance Specialist.

Job Description:

We invite qualified and enthusiastic individuals to join our team as a Health, Safety & Compliance Specialist. Collaborating with our Health & Safety Consultant, this role spearheads the company's Health, Safety, and Training initiatives. With a solid construction industry background you'll be a crucial member reporting directly to the Board of Directors. If you're commercially astute, and results-oriented, this is an excellent opportunity to champion health & safety best practices for our staff.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with our Consultant and Operations Managers to create Risk Assessments Method Statements that uphold our health and safety management system in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
  • Engage with key stakeholders to formulate and approve policies and procedures.
  • Draft construction phase plans and ensure compliance.
  • Enhance our online system (safety culture) usage in collaboration with our Consultant to ensure comprehensive H&S business compliance.
  • Lead management discussions and toolbox talks in tandem with our Health & Safety Consultant.
  • Investigate reported incidents, ensuring preventive measures are taken.
  • Maintain and present a monthly report of incident statistics to the board.
  • Halt any hazardous practices that jeopardise the well-being of employees.
  • Coordinate with external consultants to offer health and safety guidance and training to the entire team.
  • Oversee the onboarding of new recruits and issuing necessary equipment.
  • Manage the company-wide auditing programme for H&S adherence including subcontractors.
  • Address client-specific environmental concerns through IEMA Environmental management.
  • All procurement activity concerning health and safety.

Essential Qualities & Skills:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate Level qualification.
  • IOSH Managing Safely / Site Management Safety Training Scheme certified.
  • Strong strategic acumen with a patient and persistent mindset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • At least 5 years of construction industry experience.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional growth.
  • Uphold company values in all professional interactions.
  • Familiarity with the Safety Culture App is a plus.

Core Competencies:

  • Accountability: Takes responsibility for actions and outcomes.
  • Collaboration: Works seamlessly with team members to achieve company objectives.
  • Flexibility: Adapts to evolving priorities and requirements.
  • Communication & Influence: Effectively conveys ideas persuasively.
  • Risk Awareness: Always operates within legal and company guidelines.
  • Innovation: Displays forward-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Key Collaborations:

  • Internal: Board of Directors, Managers, Engineers, and Administrators. 
  • External: Clients, H&S Consultant, Contracts Managers.

In return, they are offering a competitive salary of up to £50K depending on experience including company benefits.

To discuss this vacancy further, please get in touch with Ed Brown on 07592 912021 or apply with your current CV to prompt a call back.

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