Health & Safety Advisor (Scaffolding, Work at Height & Construction)

    Quintessence Safety Consultants Ltd
    Sep 14, 2023
    Northwest, Midlands, United Kingdom
    Job Type


    Quintessence Safety Consultants Ltd is seeking a Full-time Health & Safety Advisor.
    With over 25 years of experience, Quintessence Safety Consultants Ltd stands as a beacon of expertise in safety. Our proficiency encompasses construction industry safety, Scaffolding Safety, Workplace Access, and Work at Height. 
    Over the decades, we've expanded our portfolio by working across a diverse range of sectors, including Construction, Heritage, Rail, Nuclear, Petrochem, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, and beyond. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standards of safety consultancy, guided by our rich history and breadth of experience.
    Role & Responsibilities:
    • Report to Directors and establish strong working relationships across business stakeholders and clients.
    • Actively promote the business and client base by visiting potential clients in the scaffolding and construction sectors.
    • Lead and develop H&S protocols, promoting a positive safety culture.
    • Advise clients regularly on H&S legislation and best practices.
    • Implement and maintain risk and safety management systems.
    • Collaborate with internal teams on audits and address any issues.
    • Offer specialist advice and support on scaffolding, work at height, and general construction H&S.
    • Assist in accident and incident investigations.
    • Complete necessary inspections and audits, including but not limited to, scaffolding and construction site audits.
    • Produce timely reports on inspection findings.
    • Travel nationwide when necessary.
    • Placement areas include the Northwest, Midlands, or South of the UK.
    Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
    • Proven experience in H&S consultancy.
    • Experience in the scaffolding, work at height & construction sectors.
    • Leadership and coaching skills.
    • Innovative mindset.
    • Proficiency in understanding technical designs and temporary works drawings.
    • Familiarity with the NASC suite of guidance documents.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, PPT, Excel, and SharePoint.
    • Experience with NASC member companies is a plus.
    • Understanding of ISO principles; Internal auditor qualification is a plus.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • NEBOSH General Certificate (Construction preferred) or equivalent.
    • Qualified CISRS Scaffolder with in-date cards.
    • Member of IOSH (Min Tech IOSH).
    • Continuous professional development.
    • Current, clean driving licence.
    Desirable Qualifications:
    • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
    • CMIOSH or working towards it.
    • Industry qualifications such as SMSTS/ SSSTS/ CISRS Supervisor.
    • ISO IMS internal auditor qualifications.
    • FASET Platform Decking Installer Skilled Worker Card Holder.
    • CISRS system scaffold endorsements.
    Remuneration Package:
    • Competitive salary based on experience.
    • 29 Days Annual Leave (Inclusive of Bank Holidays).
    • Company Smart Phone.
    • Company Laptop.
    • Fully expensed company van with fuel card for business mileage.
    • Company Pension Scheme after 3+ months.
    • Ongoing training and development opportunities.
    Interested candidates are encouraged to send their CVs along with a cover letter to [email protected].
    Closing date for applications: 31.10.23
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