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Health and Safety Consultant / CDM Advisor

Leeds, England, West Yorkshire
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Closing date
13 Oct 2021
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Health and Safety Consultant / CDM Advisor - Leeds (agile working but within 1 hour of Leeds preferred) - £35k-£45k dependent on experience, plus package including pension, mileage, healthcare

Overall Purpose of Job:

To undertake the duties required as Health and Safety Consultant / CDM Advisor/Adviser to Principal Designer - advise clients, staff and Directors in this area of business. To assist the H&S Team Manager where required.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Have appropriate technical (and other academic) qualifications to demonstrate the necessary skills and knowledge for the assigned workloads.
  • Membership of appropriate Professional Institutions and completion of Continuing Professional Development as required to maintain membership.
  • Be a (or able to obtain) Certified or Fellowship member of the Association for Project Safety.
  • Willingness to undertake further study and training where agreed that this would benefit the services provided by the company.
  • Carry out the duties of Principal Designer/Adviser to the Principal Designer/Client (CDM 2015) Adviser as defined under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (As Amended).
  • Travelling nationwide and overnight stays away from home as required from time to time in the completion of the above duties.
  • Where appropriate represent the company at design team meetings, site meetings and other meetings as agreed at commencement of the project in the completion of the above duties.
  • Ensure full awareness of all current appropriate legislation and forthcoming changes to the above duties that may result from future changes to legislation.
  • Assist all fee earners and administrative staff with development of service offering to reflect best practice.
  • Assist all fee earners and Administrative Staff in providing technical services.
  • Give general advice with regard to health & safety and advice relating to construction health & safety issues.
  • Be able to encourage co-operation, co-ordination and communication between designers.

General Duties

  • Work closely with administration to ensure all information is correctly filed and readily accessible.
  • Ensure compliance with quality assurance procedures.
  • Deal with all correspondence in a professional manner.

Skills and Competencies:


  • Be an excellent communicator (verbally and in writing) to both internal and external peers and clients to deal with all situations.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Ensure appropriate use of digital media in above communications.


  • Possess high degree of organisational skills to manage a variety of tasks and prioritise own and subordinates workload.
  • Manage time effectively to deliver projects within timescales and on budget.


  • Be confident working with figures and ensure accuracy of calculations at all times.
  • Have a level of understanding of relevant numeracy software e.g. Microsoft Excel, Formulae etc.


  • Have a level of understanding of operating software and technical software e.g. Microsoft Office, etc.

Team working

  • Ability to work as part of a team to deliver a quality service to a high standard.
  • Ability to use own initiative and take responsibility, where appropriate.


  • Be committed to ongoing personal training and development by making the most of opportunities provided.
  • Have a flexible approach to work.
  • Have a willingness to travel.

Anderselite Ltd operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
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Established in 1984, AndersElite are leading technical recruitment experts to the built environment. With eight offices across the UK our dedicated teams are perfectly positioned to provide blue & white collar recruitment solutions to a multitude of companies, large and small, within the Construction & Rail sectors. Our Recruitment Consultants have a wealth of specialist industry experience and are experts in their field each possessing high-levels of market insight in their niche sectors. They work in close partnership with our clients to provide strategic support in seeking the right people for their business.




At AndersElite, we are committed to ensuring our jobseekers receive guidance, support and expertise to help them find the next step in their career.  We are specialists who can help make employment decisions based on job history, current situation and what role is most suitable in the future enabling our candidates to reach their potential and chosen career path.

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0113 242 0303
Enterprise House
Ocean Village
SO14 3XB
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