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Health and Safety Lead

Irwin & Colton
Somerset, England
Up to £550.00 per day
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Health and Safety Lead


Circa £550 per day (Inside IR35)

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a leading construction and industrial services organisation across the Energy sector space to recruit a Health and Safety Lead. The company are multifaceted, and this role will work on a large infrastructure construction project in the Somerset area. The organisation is looking for someone with excellent management skills and proven experience in leading and developing a team. This role will take place on site full time, 5 days per week.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Lead will include:

  • Managing a team of Health and Safety Advisors to ensure they can achieve the efficient and effective delivery of the health and safety across the site
  • Lead and focus on the coaching and development of the safety team
  • Conducting gap analysis to identify root cause and implementing recommendations to prevent reoccurrence
  • Auditing and reporting on health and safety performance
  • Constantly assessing opportunities for health and safety improvements and sharing best practice across the site

The successful Health and Safety Lead will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role ideally within construction, heavy engineering or a related industry
  • Hold a NEBOSH Certificate, and ideally another level 6 health and safety qualification, or be a Graduate Member of IOSH (GradIOSH) status
  • Security Clearance and CSCS Black Card is desirable
  • Experience operating at site influencing and engaging key stakeholders
  • A NEBOSH / NCRQ certificate or equivalent

This position will require an individual who is passionate about health and safety and high performance. For further information or to discuss your career, contact Tom Hewat on , or 01923 432 637. Job Ref TH3056

Irwin and Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the Southeast of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

Irwin & Colton Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at our website


Irwin and Colton is a specialist recruitment company supporting health, safety, environment and sustainability professionals in creating a safe and sustainable future for the world.

We recruit experienced HSE professionals from Advisor through to Director level, covering all industry sectors and working across the UK and internationally.

For more information please visit or call 01923 432 633.

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+44 (0) 1923 432 633
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