Health and Safety Officer

Location Penrith
Sector: Construction and Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Job ref: CW2955_1716223307
Published: about 1 month ago

Health and Safety Advisor
Penrith
Circa £38,000

Irwin & Colton has been engaged by a Tier 1 Construction Contractor to help recruit a Health and Safety Advisor into their growing team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow within the role. This will primarily be an office based role but develop into more of a hands on type of role carrying out risk assessments on sites.

Responsibilities for the Health and Safety Advisor will include:

  • Implementing health and safety policies and procedures on site, ensuring compliance and keeping updated with key changes to legislation.
  • Engaging with managers, ensuring responsibilities are clear and answering technical health and safety related enquires.
  • Conducting audits, inspections, and accident investigations. Constantly seeking areas for improvement and development in health and safety performance.

The successful Health and Safety Advisor will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role ideally within civil engineering or utilities
  • A NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent 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 a self-starter who can lead by example and hit the ground running. A UK Driver's license is essential. Contact Callum Wilson on 01923 432 677

Irwin and Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

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