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H&S Consultant / Trainer

Part of the PHSC plc group of companies
Work on client sites and home, or from our offices (Aylesford Kent or Raunds Northants).
£40,000 - £55,000 depending on experience and qualifications
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Consultancy, Training
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

Do you have experience and passion for Health, Safety or Environmental Management?

As an established health, safety and environmental management consultancy, we have an exciting vacancy that has arisen. Our standard is for all consultants to achieve Chartered Safety Practitioner status and we are committed to providing training, mentoring and development to someone with the right attitude and background to achieve this level.  We also welcome anyone who has already achieved Chartered Status.

We are looking for someone who is flexible in approach, a good communicator (verbal and written) and who can cope with a dynamic work approach where you will be supporting clients in a range of different industry sectors. The job is varied, sometimes challenging and never boring as we work with many industry sectors.

The successful applicant will be supported by an experienced safety practitioner team and directors who are IOSH Mentors. Full coaching and development will be given

We work throughout the UK, although the majority of work is in the south east of England, so travel is a frequent part of the role. We also support agile working and ability to work from home when report writing etc.

With over 30 years experience you will be in safe hands as an employer. We are committed to continuous professional development, and our standard is for our consultants to attain Chartered Practitioner status (H&S and environment) and lead auditor status for ISO systems.

You will have the opportunity to develop your experience working on a wide range of industry sectors and with a diverse group of clients.  We are committed to quality and service provision, and in supporting the people who help us achieve our high standards.

The right candidate, who is driven and looking for future progression has a very exciting opportunity to further their career within the sector. You will be an integral part of this company and its success.

What you’ll get in return:

A competitive salary depending on age/experience 25 days annual leave, in addition to  bank holidays, which increases after five years of service to a maximum of 30 days (an additional day every five years) Long service recognition Ongoing training and support Support with your CPD including 2 days per year and up to £500 to spend on an associated development activity of your choice (provided it is relevant to the business as well). This is over and above any training and support identified in personal development reviews. A flexible working culture, using a hybrid approach (part office or home, part client site) Yearly salary reviews and potential bonus Access to a company vehicle or use of your own vehicle, using HMRC rate Attractive pension (5% contribution)

The Role will Include:

Carrying out a range of audits (usually on site) and sometimes via desktop. Providing health and safety advice, written and oral. Representing our company at meetings. Sometimes working as the inhouse specialist advisor for a client (eg 1 or 2 days a week or month). Writing / reviewing risk assessments. Reviewing health and safety procedures and policies, including writing them from scratch. Developing safe systems of work. Delivering training (bespoke courses designed by PHSC as well as IOSH accredited courses). Training will be provided if you have limited experience. The work will involve some travel, frequently requiring overnight stays (this will vary according to client need but is typically 3-4 nights per month).

Candidate requirements:

Be qualified to level 6 Diploma (or equivalent) Have at least 3 years experience in health and safety / environmental application. Have a good knowledge of UK legislation and guidance, Be a member of IOSH  or IIRSM (desirable but not essential prior to employment with us). Be able to work on their own initiative and have an ambition to self-improve and be part of a team. Be prepared to study / further develop, supported by our development programme, ie have sufficient self-discipline to study whilst working full time. Be able to stay overnight away from home (up to a few times per month). Have good links for work south of Birmingham but be willing to travel further when required, including to the office in Kent (or Northants) on occasion. Have a clean driving licence. Good interpersonal skills.

Further requirements:

Strong technical knowledge and ability to interpret it to a range of different client sizes/needs. Good communication skills with the ability to build long-standing client relationships Have good links for work south of Birmingham but be willing to travel further when required, including to the office in Kent (or Northants) on occasion. Good use of English grammar, and ability to write reports Excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage your own time A nature that thrives in a fast-paced, demanding environment and is self-motivated Patience, level-headedness, and the ability to work well under pressure The ability to think and react quickly and efficiently to changing demands and requirements, so flexibility and ability to adapt is key Motivation and drive to progress within the company A willingness to travel to sites elsewhere in the UK and spend the occasional night away from home Good interpersonal skills.

How to apply:
If you are interested in becoming part of our team, or want to hear more, we want to hear from you. Send your cv / details to





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