Regional HSSQ Advisor

Sellafield West Cumbria

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Regional HSSQ Advisor

Carey Group – Our Vision & Mission

Our Vision: To be the most trusted and socially responsible construction company that people are proud to work with.

Our Mission: To use our passion and expertise day in, day out to deliver exceptional construction services.

Regional HSSQ Advisor

Competitive salary - Car Allowance - Benefits

Hours: 47.5 (Early finish on a Friday 12.30).

Location: Sellafield – West Cumbria

Based on our project in West Cumbria with some flexibility for home working, this position is for a Regional HSSQ Advisor capable of providing support and assistance and continuous raising of the bar on health, safety, sustainability and quality performance across multiple Carey Group projects; a key individual in the Region’s Operational and Project Management Teams.

Role Purpose

The role reports to the Regional HSSQ Manager and forms a significant part of the HSSQ team in delivering.

  • Assist in project start-ups, providing advice and guidance to ensure company standards are set and achieved from project commencement
  • Support and upskill operational leaders in the development of project specific HSSQ documentation, including but not limited to Construction Phase Plans, Quality Plans, Environmental Management Plans, Inspection and Test Plans, Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • Support the implementation of SHED, Careys Visual Standards and the Carey Way, strategy and initiatives
  • New starter induction training for Project Managers/Supervisors, ensuring understanding and access (Spheracloud and Sharepoint) to key requirements and documentation within the IMS, company standards, policies, and procedures
  • Actively assist, take part in, and facilitate the delivery and completion of 3rd party certification audits
  • Self-manage workload in alignment with regional project requirements, in coordination with Regional HSSQ Manager and Operational leaders. Provide proactive HSSQ guidance and assistance, adequately apportioning your time in line with project risk and performance monitoring.
  • Challenge the norm and capture improvement ideas and innovation in the pursuit of continuous improvements, including proactive and positive contribution to HSSQ department and project operations meetings
  • Monitor HSSQ performance, across all assigned regional projects, against HSSQ strategy, targets and objectives, KPIs, policy, procedures, HSSQ management system requirements and legislation

About You - Person Specification (Skills, Attributes & Experience)

This role is best suited to a highly collaborative and influential HSSQ champion and specialist who has a strong sense of and enjoys being part of a team. A hands-on, leader-by-example, who is willing to jump in and roll up their sleeves to assist operational teams with first-hand HSSQ knowledge and expertise. An effective communicator who can stimulate and motivate others while being aware of and responsive to their needs and concerns.

Must hold at least one of the following qualifications (Essential):

  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Safety and Health OR NEBOSH General Certificate
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 5 in Occupational Safety and Health Job Description and Person Specification: Role: Regional HSEQ Advisor Function: HSEQ
  • Occupational Health and Safety degree e.g BSc (Hons) or MSc
  • NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health Part 2, NEBOSH Units A, B, C and D
  • Diploma Safety Management Level 6
  • Environmental and sustainability qualifications and knowledge advantageous.
  • Understanding of certificated management systems, third party auditing experience and knowledge.
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a busy and constantly changing environment, and react to change as required.
  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritise and manage workload effectively.
  • Outstanding teamwork skills and attention to detail.
  • To communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with colleagues and customers.
  • Attention to detail, accurate completion, and development of internal and external reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Use of Microsoft Office applications.

You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a civil and/or similar industry, heavy industry or high risk environment and have worked in a relatable professional role previously (e.g. SHE Advisor, HSE , Sustainability & Environmental Advisor) on a medium/ large scale including design and build projects across a variety of sectors and have experience advising a region, both pre contract and during contract, with varying Civil & Structural M & Fit Out, Asbestos & Demolition deliverables.

The Carey Group Values & Behaviours

Care - At Careys, we care. It’s in our name, in the decisions we make and the way we go to work, and it can be felt in every interaction we have. We do the right thing.

Humility - We acknowledge that we don’t have all the answers and we ask for help to find them. We want to learn and become better because we know that even in our successes that there’s always room for improvement. We’re all human and we’re continually growing.

Passion - Concrete and dry lining might not spark passion in everyone but we make no apology for pursuing excellence in whatever we’re doing. We love the challenge of bringing ideas to life and we have fun doing it.

Authenticity - Being authentic sets an example for others to be the same. We speak up and know that there’s no such thing as a stupid question. The more questions we ask the more open and collaborative environments we can create. and we’re continually growing.

Carey Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Koren Harries
Resourcing Partner

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