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HSE Advisor

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Job Title – Health, Safety & Environment Advisor

Location – Flexible – Anywhere North of Manchester

Rates – £307.56 LTD/Umbrella £268.53 PAYE

Length – 12 months

In Scope of IR35

About the role / project:

Network Rail are looking for a HSEA to come in and join the Maintenance team based in the North. This role usually covers a patch from Wigan all the way to the Scottish borders based out of the maintenance depots. You will be required to come in and act as a ‘Coach’ and a ‘problem solver’ to make sure all Health & Safety is adhered to. Second to this you will be responsible for all auditing and making sure things are being done correctly.

Minimum requirement is NEBOSH certificate, but Diploma is preferred, if you have a Construction certificate then this is desirable.

What you will do:

Provide support, coaching and guidance to the Infrastructure Maintenance Delivery team for issues of workforce health, safety and environment.
Provide support in the collation of workforce health, safety and environment data.
Monitor and analyse workforce health, safety and environment data for trends, produce reports and make recommendations for corrective actions.
Identify health, safety & environmental key risks and make recommendations for control measures.
Support the implementation of national and local programmes and initiatives to improve workforce health, safety and environmental control.
Facilitate the Infrastructure Maintenance Delivery team in their relationships via local safety forums/groups with Trade Union Safety Representatives and external safety and environmental bodies.
Provide guidance to the Infrastructure Maintenance Delivery Manager and team in the investigation and reporting of accidents and incidents and the Formal Investigation Process.
Facilitate arrangements for safety and environmental audits.
Coordinate and monitor safety tours and staff surveillance for the team.
Undertake a sample check each period of safe system of work plans to monitor compliance with the Safe System of Work Planning Arrangements. Take action to address issues as identified.
Take and active role in developing the Infrastructure Maintenance Delivery team in matters of workforce health, safety and the environment.Your experience will include:


National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH) Certificate
Knowledge of safety and compliance management processes
Knowledge of relevant standards and procedures
Knowledge of environmental management system
Knowledge of operational railway environment
Analytical capability
Local Accident & Incident Investigation
Knowledge of coaching techniques
Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skillsDesirable

NEBOSH diploma
Membership of a relevant professional body
Institute of Environmental Management Award (IEMA)What you’ll get in return

Network Rail (powered by Capita), understand what it is like to work as a contractor and do everything they can to make it a simple process for you – this includes a dedicated Onboarding and extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are.

About our client – Network Rail

Network Rail is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. We are responsible for rebuilding Britain’s railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years we will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – Click apply now. You will then be directed to a Capita owned microsite that will assist you with your application. Once completed you will then be contacted by the relevant recruiter.

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria

Employment Type: Contract