Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

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  • Salary:

    £30.00 - £42.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Location: Plymouth

Rate: £25-42.00/hr Ltd or £23-34.00/hr PAYE

Duration: 6 months

Hours: 40 per week

Security: Must be willing to undertake SC clearance

Do you have the ability to work as a Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner with responsibilities that include:-

  • As a Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner, you will lead the provision of Health and Safety Management support on site and with the client's associated supply chain, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and guidance and site health & safety policies/ procedures/standards.
  • With the CDM Compliance Manager, you assist in the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the performance of the team with the aim of enhancing delivery of measurable performance while demonstrating a duty of care to staff in the working environment.
  • You will provide support to the Project Management/Principal Contractor teams providing specific specialist knowledge and advice to allow them to support their specific assigned areas of responsibility.
  • You will carry out and report on, scheduled and unscheduled Active Monitoring checks and inspections, to ensure compliance with health & safety policies/procedures/standards.
  • Where required deputise for CDM Due Diligence Manager in their absence.

Your principal tasks and responsibilities as a Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner, include, amongst other duties:

  • To proactively support in the implementation key elements of the Site Safety plan and to proactively manage and reduce construction health and safety risk.
  • Assist the CDM Compliance Manager in co-ordinating project construction safety implementation.
  • Implementation of the Company CDM and Safety, Quality and Environmental policies in the HS&E area of the business ensuring that assessment of risks is carried out which lead to safe working attitudes and practices.
  • Provision of competent professional construction health and safety advice across for Major Infrastructure Projects
  • Undertake construction project workplace inspections to: identify hazards, determine ways of reducing risks, ensure adherence to risk assessment and best practice. Feedback this information to the project teams and the business by defined routes for action and closure.
  • Participate in the site audit program including the management of corrective and preventive actions.
  • Provide active monitoring - by both scheduled and unscheduled health checks and inspections to ensure compliance with health & safety policies/processes/standards.
  • From time to time in relation to projects carry out Investigation of accidents, incidents and cases of ill health to identify root cause and ensure suitable and sufficient corrective and preventative action is captured in line with management system process.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

Minimum HNC or Equivalent in a relevant discipline.

Construction NEBOSH Cert or BSC Diploma, and courses in specific high-risk activities.

The Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH), ROSPA, Construction Group memberships, affiliations to engineering groups such as ICE.


Scaffold Inspection, Confined Spaces, Asbestos Awareness training qualification.

Ongoing CPD

For further information and to discuss further, please call Stephen Slade on 0161 924 3959