SHE (Safety, Health & Environmental) Advisor

SHE (Safety, Health & Environmental) Advisor

We are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with 750 colleagues across 26 locations combining local knowledge with the strength that having a national footprint brings. We are a socially and environmentally responsible family run business with a proud 124-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.  

opportunity has arisen to be part of our growing Health and Safety team. We are
seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious 
SHE Advisor to cover the North West/West Midlands predominantly but with occasional wider travel. Travel and over night stays will form part of the role.


  • Salary competitive
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • 24 Days Hols & BH

Summary  SHE Advisor

require our line management teams to take ownership of health, safety and
environmental issues as they apply to their areas of the business.  The SHE Coach is an evolvement of the
traditional SHE Advisor/Manager role with a focus on supporting the operational
teams of Novus through mentoring, coaching, training and advising. 

The role of SHE Coach is an in-field business support role to challenge and improve SHE performance through delivery of the company Safety Behavioral programme, driving SHE innovation and promotion of positive SHE messages.  

The focus
of the role will be to work proactively to improve our SHE performance,
although there is still a place for site SHE inspections that will not just
review what is happening at the time of the inspection, but will also consider
future works and whether SHE issues can be improved.

This is a Regional role working closely with operational teams and their workforce, including subcontractors and will focus on the Build/National Projects and Whitbread arm of the business, experience in this area beneficial

Key Responsibilities – SHE Advisor

  • To assist
    in the preparation and regular review of registers of legislation and
    standards, risk assessments, construction phase plans, environmental
    aspects/impacts registers, etc.
  • Conduct
    training and coaching at all levels to promote a positive health and safety
    culture throughout the organisation.
  • Be
    involved with operational teams to develop and maintain local forums to promote
    safety, health and environmental best practice.
  • Support
    operations management and supervisors on implementation of the company SHEQ
    Policies, Management Systems and Procedures.
  • Take the
    lead in any investigations relating to RIDDOR Reportable Accidents, Lost Time
    Accidents, High Potential Incidents and Environmental Incidents
  • Complete
    any other works related to the role of SHE Coach to support the wider SHE-Q

Key skills and

  • Minimum 3 years experience within a similar role and work environment.
  • NEBOSH Certificate and Corporate Membership of IOSH (or
    working towards through CPD programme)
  • PTTLLS / AET qualification
  • IEMA Environmental Management Certificate
  • Negotiation
    skills with the ability to clearly and concisely deliver thoughts, initiatives
    and convincing argument to all levels of the organisation
  • Experience within the house build/refurbishment sector beneficial
  • Computer
    skills to enable the analysis of data, report writing and presentations.
  • Ability to
    self-manage workload, prioritise tasks and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Management of Asbestos in Buildings

Applications are welcomed from all as we are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance company.

Please note that we do not require recruitment agency support with this role and speculative CVs will be treated as a direct application.






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