Health and Safety Adviser (Construction)

University of Southampton - Health & Safety

Location:  Highfield Campus

As one of the UK's top 10 research institutions, the University of Southampton is a research-led community with over 24,000 students and near 6000 staff.

Health and Safety is at the heart of everything we do. As the Construction Adviser, you will drive the University construction related health and safety standards ensuring engagement of all stakeholders in capital and maintenance projects.

You will be an experienced chartered Health and Safety Professional with a construction background that has comprehensive knowledge and experience in the implementation of the CDM Regulations 2015. You will have worked within a large complex organisation and developed and successfully delivered a comprehensive construction health, safety and wellbeing programme to support the organisation.

With responsibility for embedding strong structured construction policies and procedures, you will have experience in raising awareness of construction related risks and provide a training programme to enable compliance particularly with the CDM regulations 2015.

You will have good communication and organisational skills that can achieve active engagement with Health and Safety issues in all University work environments.

This role will require a Standard DBS check.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Suzanne Stone (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. 

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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