Health and Safety Consultant Ref: G40O0122.1

Full Time


We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic Health & Safety Consultant, to grow their career in our busy H&S team, within our multi-disciplinary award winning consultancy.  

You will be working with the Group Leader and the Senior Team to support the application of health and safety policies and procedures within the organisation and to provide a professional service to clients and to project teams, by assisting them in discharging their duties and meeting their responsibilities under H&S Legislation, CDM Regulations and wider industry guidance.

Person Specification: 

As a H&S Consultant, You should have strong technical knowledge, good communication skills and have a clear understanding of CDM 2015 and health and safety legislation and the requirements of the impending Building Safety Bill. You will be a team player who will be able to demonstrate an ability to work with the minimum of supervision, be dedicated, enthusiastic and should pay attention to detail.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fulfil the requirements within the role as prescribed under CDM 2015;
  • Provide advice and assist clients in discharging their duties under CDM 2015;
  • Provide advice and assistance to clients in respect of the corporate health and safety obligations;
  • Provide general health and safety consultancy services;
  • Carry out construction site and workplace H&S inspections;
  • Report Writing  and administration in connection with the above;
  • Support and assist the business in undertaking their health and safety related duties;
  • Follow company procedures and documentation in relation to the carrying out of the role;
  • Maintain training records in accordance with company procedures and continual professional development;
  • Update management monthly on the status of portfolio of schemes, including fees;
  • Attend group meetings.

Essential Criteria:

You will be qualified or working towards technical membership of IOSH, full membership of IIRSM and a registered member of APS as well as maintaining technical knowledge and developing your competency through experience, continued training and CPD.

Main Duties:

On a regular basis, You will review the status of projects with the aim of discharging duties under the regulations, including:

  • Services relating to the role of Principal Designer, Principal Designer Advisor and Client CDM Advisor role
  • Liaison with the client in assisting with discharging health and safety duties;
  • Assist the Client in identifying information towards the development of the Pre-Construction Information;
  • Where requested, review the contents of the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan and formal advise;
  • Where requested, carry out competency checks on appointees on behalf of the Client and formally advise;
  • Monitor the progression of projects and administrate as required;
  • Update project Milestones and transfer project related communications into the Plexus system;
  • Follow company protocols and procedures in the conduct of work within this role;
  • Agree, format and timescale for handover of the Health & Safety File on all projects;
  • Provide presentations on CDM or Health & Safety related subjects to interested parties, including internal CPD;
  • Carry out DSE and Manual Handling Assessments, and general consultancy where requested;
  • Assist in the production of health and safety procedures for the company when requested;
  • Support the business generally in maintaining Company Health & Safety procedures and protocol.

Our Vision: 

To be identified as a trusted client advisor; national in reach, local in service and selected for our quality and expertise in the build environment.

Our Values:

  • Professional Integrity
  • Technical Expertise
  • Solution Focused 
  • Reliable Personal Service

Training and Development

The Practice is keen to assist individuals in developing work related professional interests. The Practice takes training seriously, providing practical and financial assistance to all personnel.

Calfordseaden is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to and support the principles of equality of opportunity in employment, training and service delivery.

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006: List of Documents

The Practice is required under this Act to ensure that all Employees have the right to work in the UK and the right to do the work offered.

At interview all potential Employees must provide one of the original documents set out in List A or two of the original documents in the combinations given in List B (Please see Supporting Document 1). It is not necessary to produce documents from both lists.

Photocopies of documents provided will be retained on the successful applicant’s file.

This job description will be subject to review in the light of changing circumstances and may include other duties and responsibilities as may be determined. It is not intended to be rigid or inflexible but should be regarded as providing guidelines within which the individual works.

Under General Data Protection Act 2018 all employees are responsible for records held, created or used as part of their work for calfordseaden, whether paper-based or electronic, which also includes emails. Records should be managed and stored appropriately and should in all cases comply with the requirements of the ACT.

The appointment is subject to proof of the attainment of any qualifications deemed essential to the post and used as a basis for shortlisting and selection. Failure to provide evidence of the required qualifications will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.