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Health and Safety Consultant (Construction)

Job Title: Health and Safety Consultant (Construction)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham with UK wide travel
Salary: 35000 - 40000
Contact Name: Abi Hollick
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Job Description/Advert

Health and Safety Consultant (Construction)

£35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience & qualifications

Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm

Permanent Contract

Due to the continued success and expansion of our Birmingham-based Client’s consultancy services, we are currently recruiting for a Construction Health & Safety Consultant.  The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering high levels of customer service excellence, and have strong knowledge and experience of the construction sector.  Mainly home / office based with occasional site visits, the role is responsible for delivering Health & Safety consultancy services to a wide range of SME clients across the UK.  A generous salary is offered, along with on-going training.

Essential requirements: 
The successful Health & Safety Consultant will have:


  • Membership of IOSH (ideally CMIOSH)
  • NEBOSH General/Construction Certificate (or similar)
  • Sound working knowledge of current H&S Legislation, including CDM 2015
  • Sound working knowledge of the construction industry in general
  • Previous  Health and Safety / Construction Experience
  • Experience of providing Health & Safety Consultancy Services to builders and contractors including the preparation of key safety documentation
  • Excellent spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Logical thinking and problem-solving skills and the ability to cope under pressure
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to manage others.


The duties of the Health & Safety Consultant are:

  • Updating and developing health and safety policies and procedures
  • Preparing Safe Systems of Work and associated Risk Assessments
  • Preparing Construction Phase Plans and other related Health & Safety documentation
  • Working with our clients in preparing and submitting applications for all SSIP schemes and PQQ’s
  • Advising clients on general safety matters, including training requirements, legislative requirements, accident recording and reporting, protective clothing and equipment
  • Maintain records and databases
  • Reporting regularly to the management team
  • Working with Health and Safety Executive inspectors and others as appropriate
  • Keeping up to date with changes in Health & Safety legislation

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications

Benefits:  31 days holiday (including the bank holidays) plus private medical insurance after 3 month probationary period, plus commission and bonuses as applicable.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm

This role would suit someone with previous experience as: Health and Safety Officer, Health and Safety Advisor, Construction Health and Safety Advisor, Construction Health and Safety Officer