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SHEQ Advisor

Salary: Negotiable
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Ref: COHS29
Job description
SHEQ Advisor

Overview of the Role

An established and respected Social Housing Contractor have an opening for a SHEQ Advisor to join their H&S team.

Working from their Bathgate office, with an element of home-working available, also supporting our site and field teams; you will be responsible for the SHEQ support functions, including but not limited to SHEQ compliance,
audits and inspections, collection of KPI data, business systems, operational performance management,
the SHEQ training function, sub-contractor management, insurance claims and Company accreditations.

You will work closely with the Group H&S representatives and your local HR team in the delivery of weekly Inductions to contribute to the achievement of a safe and profitable business.
We are looking for a reliable, safety-focused, audit professional to support the Health and Safety Manager
and lead on internal and external audits, as well as co-ordinate all internal training requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The SHEQ Advisor will lead the way with the goals of the business at the forefront of their daily activities and
take direction from the Health and Safety Manager and Group Governance and Compliance Director to
achieve the business’ vision.

? Provide effective and high-quality health and safety advice to all employees and communicate on this
regularly and proactively.
? Support and promote accident/incident reporting in line with internal policies and procedures.
? Oversee, update, and manage the Integrated Management System in order to maintain compliance and ensure continual improvement of our systems.
? Carry out internal HSQE audits on the Integrated Management System and its supporting
processes/procedures at planned intervals to determine whether the management system conforms
to the requirements of the business and ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 and 50001.

Key Relationships

Health & Safety Manager, Health & Safety Advisor,
Technical Compliance Manager, Quality Inspector, HR,
Online Academy Coordinator, Group H&S and Compliance Teams, Senior Management Team, Operational Managers and Teams, Customers, Client, External Audit Stakeholders, Training Providers.

? Continually improve the effectiveness of the quality management system in relation to energy services
using the quality policy, quality objectives, audit results, analysis of data, corrective and preventative
actions and management reviews.
? Lead, monitor and maintain certifications and accreditations such as CHAS, Achilles, Altius,
Constructionline re-certification of accreditation, whilst updating the internal compliance tracker.
? Assist in preparation and lead quality aspects of external body audits i.e., NQA, Achilles, NICEIC with
support from Department Heads.
? Take the lead in managing the HSQE training function using a training matrix. Produce reports
identifying shortfalls to Senior Management and Department Heads. Liaise with Department Heads
and assist in organising training/organise training or deliver training, where possible.
? Monitor incoming mail via HSQE inbox and take appropriate action - i.e., toolbox talks, audits,
notification of external audits, Close Calls, Gas Safe and OFTEC applications etc.
? Assist the Business Development Team with completing PQQ’s/Tenders etc.
? Carry out DSE (Display Screen Equipment) Assessments – required for all PC & laptop users.
? Assist H&S Manager with sub-contractor vetting administration process.
? Assist H&S Manager in the preparation, review and updating of policies, procedures and RAMS.
? Apply for and manage company OFTEC & Gas Safe certification for new and leaving engineers.
? As Fire Safety Coordinator liaise with responsible person on fire matters, appoint Fire Marshal’s, familarise marshals with their roles and responsibilities and ensure weekly fire alarm test and weekly inspections are carried out.
? Carry out site and office inspections/audits in conjunction with the H&S Manager.
? Carry out and administer Company Inductions process for new starters.
? Assist H&S manager with compiling information for monthly board report.
? Other tasks as required/directed by H&S Manager.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
? NEBOSH National General Certificate / NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Health & Safety
? ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Course (desirable)
? Should be adept in use of a range of business systems and programmes - i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
Internet, and email.
? Must be able to communicate with other members of the team, providing support, training, and assistance as required. Must also be confident and presentable, able to communicate with clarity and precision both verbally and in writing. Must be a natural team player. Must be an excellent face-to-face and telephone communicator.
? Must be able to understand company and client requirements and apply suitable solutions as required.
? Should demonstrate sound judgment and good common sense and be able to clearly convey and justify
decisions.
? Must be capable of identifying and making key decisions relating to his or her assignments.
? Must be able to work well under pressure, to adapt quickly to changing priorities and to maintain focus on key tasks during busy periods.
? Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and clear focus on high quality. Natural forward planner. Critically assesses own performance.
? Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view.
? Keen for new experience, responsibility, and accountability.
? Strong organisational skills
? Good management/leadership skills.

Additional Requirements:
? Disclosure Check
? UK Driving Licence
? Flexible Approach

What We Offer

? Competitive salary
? Employer contributed pension scheme
? Employee Assistance Programme with 24 hours telephone and online access
? 32 days annual leave (Inc. statutory bank holidays and Christmas and New Year Closure!)