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Health, Safety, Environment Advisor



Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Health, Safety, Environment Advisor
Location:              Flexible, UK + Hybrid Working Arrangement 
Compensation:     Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF56074


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Health, Safety, Environment Advisor.


The role
As a Health, Safety, Environment Advisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will provide advice and undertake health and safety audits and inspections to identify non-compliance and feedback to line managers.


Day to day, you’ll maintain up to date documentary evidence of inspections and audits finding such that these can be filed and retrieved at any time. 


  • Provide advice on the development of safe systems of work and risk assessments to ensure that they identify and take account of all relevant hazards and consider how risks could be reduced. 
  • Write and circulate health and safety reports that summarise areas of non-compliance, discuss with local management and identify areas requiring improvement. 
  • Supporting the SSHEQR (Safety, Security, Health, Environmental, Quality, Radiological) Director in ensuring that any new legislation, or revised business instructions are integrated into health & safety procedures.
  • Ensure that all events are promptly investigated at the correct level, and that key lessons learned from events are identified and promulgated. 


This is a full-time role with 37 hours per week with hybrid working arrangements. The successful candidate can work compliantly from any Cavendish Nuclear site or location, covering nine sites (UK-wide) (75% site-based and 25% home-based.)

Essential experience of the Health, Safety, Environment Advisor

  • Have a proven track record preferably gained within a similar role in the Nuclear or other highly regulated high hazard industry.
  • Good working knowledge of the Nuclear industry. 
  • Good working knowledge of all relevant health and safety regulations and legislation.
  • Good working knowledge of the customers health and safety requirements where appropriate. 
  • Good working knowledge and application of ISO14001, BS:OHSAS 18001/ISO4500.


Qualifications for the Health, Safety, Environment Advisor

  • Level 3 accredited Health and Safety Qualification or equivalent. Examples include BSC Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health, or National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) Level 3 Health and Safety at Work, or NEBOSH General Certificate 


The successful candidate must be able to achieve CTC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:    05/08/2024




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