Health and Safety Advisor

Location Gateshead
Sector: Health and Safety
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum + Car + Excellent Benefits
Job ref: CW3021_1718031163
Published: 9 days ago

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Advisor
Gateshead | £45,000 + Car and Great Benefits

Irwin & Colton has been engaged by a high profile Tier 1 contractor to recruit a Health and Safety Advisor within their infrastructure division. The role is focused on helping to ensure the safe delivery of major capital works projects within the water utilities sector. The organisation has an excellent track record across health and safety and this role is critical to this continued success.

Responsibilities of the HSE Advisor will include:

  • Implementing health and safety policies and procedures on site, ensuring compliance and keeping updated with key changes to legislation
  • Engaging with staff and contractors on SHEQ performance on a day to day basis and support the delivery of objectives and targets
  • Conducting audits, inspections, and accident investigations. Constantly seeking areas for improvement and development in health and safety performance
  • Engaging with the client and other external stakeholders, acting as key point of contact


The successful HSE Advisor candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role ideally within civil engineering or utilities
  • A NEBOSH Certificate and ideally Tech IOSH status
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance and regulations


This position will require an experienced Safety professional who can contribute and lead at a strategic level. Contact Callum Wilson on or 01923 432 677. Ref CW3021

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