HSE Advisor

Posting Date: 21 May 2020

Location: Chatham, Kent, GB, ME4 4UG

Company: Babcock

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SHEF Advisor
Chatham, Kent
Salary £32,000-£35,000


Here at Babcock International we are recruiting for a SHEF Advisor, to deliver Health, Safety, Environment and Fire advice to ensure a safe working environment is promoted, delivered and sustained in respect of all Babcock (RSME) and 1 RSME Regiment activities. The SHEF Advisor will also advise and support 1 RSME Regiment Commanding Officer and his Chain of Command to ensure that a proactive and robust SHEF culture is entrenched across the RSME Medway partnership.


On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for the following;
• Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on managing Health, Safety and Environmental risks
• Ensure compliance with current legislation, MoD Orders, JSP’s and other requirements
• Coordinate training delivery and deliver training when required as per contract requirements
• Support cultural change and engagement with Employees and Managers
• Identify opportunities for improvements and share best practice


This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Land Defence sector in a diverse workforce and environment where you are encouraged to gain professional development.


What do I need to do the role?


• NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent
• Fire Safety and Management General Certificate
• A minimum of 1 year in a HSE Advisor role preferably military, engineering or high risk industry
• Good computer skills
• Full clean driving licence


You will also be an engaging, proactive and confident individual with excellent communication skills and previous experience in conducting SHEF activities.


What else do I need to know?


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


SC security clearance required.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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If you experience difficulties please visit our careers website. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 28/05/2020

Job reference: 30883


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