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HSEQ Advisor

Wiltshire, Salisbury
Up to £38000 per annum + £4,500 car allowance
Closing date
17 May 2024

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Job Title: Health, Safety Environment and Quality Advisor
Location: UK, Southwest Region + Remote Working and Travel
Compensation: Up to £38,000 + £4,500 car allowance
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56965

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Health, Safety Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Advisor covering several RAF sites across the South West region of England and Wales.

The role
As an HSEQ Advisor, you will have a role that is out of the ordinary. The role requires a broker of change, a key influencer with curiosity as a core value, this will not only bring around the required shift in safety culture but deliver our mission to ensure our people go home safe and our information and assets are secure.

Day to day, you will collaborate closely with key stakeholders in the contract in an advising and coaching capacity. The role will provide assurance that HSEQ risks are identified and mitigated.

You will work with other support functions in contract and wider business to deliver great compliance and you must be authentic in your approach. Given the geographical location, the ability to work remotely from the central team is paramount, this role will suit a self-motivator with the ability to work autonomously.

Other duties include:

  • Maintain, develop, and continually improve the business's centralised safety management system (policies, standards, processes, and tools) ensuring it supports delivery of business strategy and continued compliance with legislative, customer and Babcock Purpose & Principles.
  • Ensure Synergi Life is maintained and be the key system support mechanism for the contract.
  • Provide advice and support to frontline teams on HSEQ best practice, identifying and mitigating risks in a coaching capacity.
  • Undertake event investigations across the contract, drawing out learning opportunities to be shared with the wider business.
  • Promote good practise and a positive safety culture from the top down and support to line managers to implement; develop and implement safety "just culture."

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and requires travel across a range of RAF sites within the South West of England and Wales on a weekly basis, alongside home working arrangements. The role will also require occasional travel to support the wider Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality (HSEQ) team at other RAF sites throughout the UK.

Essential experience of the HSEQ Advisor

  • Auditing experience
  • Experience within safety coaching

Qualifications for the HSEQ Advisor

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification
  • We value difference and do not have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Growth opportunities.
  • Opportunities to travel within the UK.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.

Babcock International

For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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