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Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor - HSE

Undisclosed Company
Cheshire, Warrington
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Job Title: Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor
Location: Warrington, Preston or Whitehaven + Hybrid
Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56372

At Cavendish Nuclear 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 and Environmental Advisor, at either our Warrington, Preston or Whitehaven sites.

The role

As a Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll provide advice and undertake health and safety audits and inspections to identify non-compliance and feedback to line managers, gain agreement to a programme of improvements to ensure and maintain strong Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) performance.

Day-to-day, you'll provide HSE advice and guidance to line management on working practices and arrangements to ensure that work activities are undertaken safely and in compliance with company arrangements and applicable legislation.

  • Provide advice on the development of safe systems of work and risk assessments to ensure that they identify and take account of all relevant hazards and consider how risks could be reduced.
  • Write and circulate health and safety reports that summarise areas of non-compliance, discuss with local management and identify areas requiring improvement.
  • Maintain up to date documentary evidence of inspections, audits and audit finding such that these can be filed and retrieved at any time.
  • Supporting the Safety, Security, Health, Environment, Quality and Radiation (SSHEQR) Director in ensuring that any new legislation, or revised business instructions are integrated into health & safety procedures.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and is adaptable and can be delivered from various locations including Warrington, Cheshire, Whitehaven, Cumbria or Preston, Lancashire and provides hybrid working arrangements.

Essential experience of the Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor:

We are open to applications from all experience levels and are able to support and develop new to discipline candidates if needs be, although relevant HSE qualifications are required (see below)

Ability to investigate events using industry best-practice causal analysis tools.
Good working knowledge of all relevant health and safety regulations and legislation.

Qualifications for the Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor:

  • Level 3 accredited Health and Safety Qualification or equivalent. Examples include BSC Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health, or National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) Level 3 Health and Safety at Work, or NEBOSH General Certificate

Security Clearance

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

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory 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
  • Flexible locations.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. 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.


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