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Senior HSE Advisor - 40013


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite




Job Title:                     Senior HSE Advisor                

Location:                     Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset

Compensation:           Competitive + Benefits

Role Type:                   Full time

Role ID:                       SF56898


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 Senior HSE Advisor at our Hinkley Point C site.


This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project. The alliance work across the project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main Mechanical, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (MEH), cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station’s vast network of rooms.


The role

As a Senior HSE Advisor you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Being part of the MEH Alliance working on Hinkley Point C is a chance to be involved in a major project with national significance.


Day-to-day, you’ll:

  • Act as the first point of contact for the H&S Advisors
  • Escalate issues that cannot be resolved or requires further support to the H&S / Discipline Leads.
  • Oversee the HSE advisors K.P. I’s and Support HSE Area Lead within accident/investigations..
  • Conduct audits of MEH site activities and sub-contractor operations as well as facilitating meetings
  • Record the findings of audit reports and inspections in line with the HSSE Management system requirements. 
  • Build relationships with other Tier 1’s and the Principal Contractor
  • Monitor the working practices of MEH employees and contractors regarding health and safety, environment and welfare.


This role is full time and is based onsite at Hinkley Point C


Essential experience of the Senior HSE Advisor:

  • NEBOSH general certificate/NEBOSH construction certificate or equivalent.
  • H & S Diploma or working towards. 
  • Strong construction background with a minimum 5 years’ experience. 
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills to explain HSE procedures and expectations to a range of people. 
  • Working knowledge of the Health and Safety regulations. 
  • IT literate – familiar with Microsoft packages.


What we offer :

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution 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. We are a disability confident employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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: 10/05/24






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