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  • HSE Advisor

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Location: Glasgow, City of Glasgow
  • Salary: £competitive + benefits
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday 40 hours
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 24-Sep-2020
  • Job reference: 28409

Job Description

We are looking for Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) professionals to increase the size of our Health and Safety Team. These exciting and newly created positions provide support to our network of branches and stores across all brands.

As the HSE Advisor you'll be providing front line support  for our managers and helping our Regional Operation Managers find practical solutions to keep our people and the environment safe. Our HSE Advisors are based geographically around the UK and are assigned a ‘patch’ around their home location. Your role will be primarily business facing and dedicated to providing on-the-job safety support and development through risk assessment-focused assurance visits,  accident investigation and training delivery. . 

Our current Health and Safety team is a blend of experiences and backgrounds and we would welcome applicants that have both a safety background looking for a new challenge or operationally experienced people with more recently acquired safety qualifications. Whilst you will be field based and spend most of your time interacting with stakeholders out in the network, you will also benefit from being part of a larger Group with a  diverse range of safety professionals

What you'll do...

- Independent assurance visits with an emphasis on risk management 
- Supporting and directing incident Investigations to reach a timely conclusion 
- Effective lost time incident case management 
- Provide data capture services in support of HSE improvement programmes
- Deliver virtual HSE training courses
- Acting as a visible leader for the principles of Stay Safe and through your personal leadership style, set the right tone at the top and establish an open culture encouraging a high level of communication and colleague participation both internally and externally on Stay Safe issues


Is this you?

You’ll need a NEBOSH certificate or equivalent and a member of IOSH and ideally you will have previous experience within a Safety advisor role. You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work effectively and independently. It is essential that you have the legal and technical understanding of Health & Safety and any previous experience of working within a multi-site business. 

It is important that you come across approachable where you are able to develop strong relationships with stakeholders and can present any ideas to Branch managers and Regional directors within the business, influencing skills are a must!

What’s in it for you?
Joining Travis Perkins as a HSE Advisor means joining a reputable and expanding business offering great company benefits such as discounts across our businesses and the support of an employer who values your development as much as you do.  

This role also offers an excellent opportunity for development, providing a study support package and the backing of a team that works cooperatively and values its members

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:

- Competitive performance related bonus
- Save-as-you-earn scheme
- Buy-as-you-earn scheme
- Contributory pension scheme
- Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes and 30% off at Tile Giant, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us

As the largest distributor of building materials in the UK, Travis Perkins has been helping to build Britain for over 200 years.

With over 26 businesses, 28,000 colleagues and more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the UK we believe we have the best people and the best place to work. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!

Click to apply, if you're ready for your next exciting challenge! 

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