SHEQ Advisor – Milton Keynes

Avonside Group
  • Location: Milton Keynes

  • Type: Admin

  • Hours: Full-time

  • Closing: 08/08/2022

The Opportunity

We are delighted to be recruiting for a new SHEQ Advisor to join our Milton Keynes site on a permanent basis. This position will be fundamental in supporting Group Objectives to promote safe working practices across our Roofing, Energy and Plumbing divisions.

This is a great opportunity for a confident professional that is well versed in communicating/managing relationships across all levels, from onsite skilled workers through to senior stakeholders and external auditors/enforcing bodies.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Completing internal branch and site audits.
  • Conducting site safety visits and inspections.
  • Carrying out accident investigations or supporting Contracts Managers and Branch Managers to carry out Accident Investigations.
  • Able to create Construction Phase Plans for planned projects where we will be the principal contractor under CDM Regulations.
  • Able to produce Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Safe systems of work as required for branches.
  • Review COSHH Assessments and Risk Assessments and other management system documentation when required.
  • Influence Site Managers and customer Health & Safety Managers to comply with Group H&S requirements for our site operations.
  • Create and deliver CPD Sessions for Avonside employees on relevant H&S subjects connected to our operations.
  • Apply H&S principles across all group divisions to drive the right culture within the business.
  • Complete SHEQ reports for audit compliance, accident statistics and subcontractor compliance.
  • Assist new staff or business additions to integrate into the Avonside Integrated Management System.
  • Develop policies and safe working procedures in conjunction with the Group SHEQ Manager to create a continuous improvement culture across the group.
  • Maintain a good level of commercial awareness where we may need to balance our performance against the viability of the works being carried out.

What You Bring

  • Previous experience in a SHEQ role in the construction sector
  • Internal Auditor
  • CDM Awareness
  • ISO Standards awareness for 9001:2015, 14001:2015 & 45001:2018 with experience of developing and maintaining the associated Integrated Management System behind them.
  • Experience with all Microsoft office systems software packages; Teams, SharePoint, Word, Excel etc.

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to gain recognition and grow your career within an industry leader
  • Offering a flexible hybrid model (giving you the autonomy to split your time between office, home and site)
  • Competitive salary/benefit package
  • Great working culture

How to Apply

If this sounds interesting and you’d like to submit your CV, or if you would prefer an informal discussion first, please contact our Head of Human Resources Emma Callacher on

Please only apply if you have full eligibility to work in the UK.

Avonside Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a fair and non-discriminatory recruitment process. We reserve the right to close the application process early in the event that we find an appropriate candidate before the closing date. All application will be handled in line with our privacy policy.