Safety Health Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Advisor


Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£42,192.40 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic, professional with a hands-on practical style to join our growing Safety Health Environment and Quality team.
  • The purpose of this role is to provide professional advice and support on all safety, health, environment and quality matters to all levels of employees within the business to meet legal responsibilities and to promote best practice.
  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme and generous annual leave package with 25 days.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: £42,192.40 per annum 

Hours: 40 per week, Monday - Friday

Location: Albert Road, Bristol

Safety Health Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Advisor

We are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic, professional with a hands-on practical style to join our growing Safety Health Environment and Quality team. At Bristol Waste Company the SHEQ department are a key support function to a fascinating and diverse business. The company covers waste collections & processing, street cleansing, winter maintenance, fleet management, security, cleaning, cash in transit and more. Continuing to invest and develop, keeping our Environmental Sustainability goals at our core.

We are looking for new team members to promote and drive our H&S Culture, performance, risk management, and compliance. Candidates will need relevant qualifications and experience, and to demonstrate approach and values to achieve success.

Purpose of the role:

To provide professional advice and support on all safety, health, environment and quality matters to all levels of employees within the business to meet legal responsibilities and to promote best practice. To monitor compliance in line with Business Management System.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for collating and implementing risk assessments, ensuring compliance at all times.
  • Ensure that Integrated Quality Health, Safety and Environmental Management System are implemented, kept and improved in accordance with the requirements of ISO standards.
  • Work with SHEQ/Operations in developing and maintaining the company waste & facility management policies, SHEQ policies and procedures and taking prompt action as required.
  • Provide practical SHEQ support and advice.
  • To drive and improve employee engagement and the safety culture within the organisation, ensure that employees are operating in a safe environment and complying with appropriate regulations and best practise guidelines.
  • Promote best practice and a pro-active approach.
  • Ensuring performance measures are in place and actions taken to achieve the best level of good practice.
  • Ensure training is provided for all levels of employees in relation to SHEQ.
  • Ensure regular audits are conducted - whilst initiating preventative and corrective measures to comply with relevant areas of responsibilities.
  • Assist operational teams and support functions in achieving the company SHEQ objectives.
  • Ensuring that communications and messaging are consistent throughout the organisation.
  • Externally, where appropriate, the role holder will help deal with regulatory authorities/auditors/customers.
  • Maintain the highest levels of personal health & safety and integrity
  • Authority to stop an activity/operation if there is a serious risk.

Essential Requirements for the Role:

  • NEBOSH General certificate.
  • Up to date with health, safety and environmental legal requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of Waste management industry, Facilities Management and or Similar risk level industry.
  • Positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care.
  • Knowledge of ISO systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of working within a large team multi sited team.
  • To take ownership of complex and challenging problems and apply innovative solutions, in line with legislation and company policies and procedures.
  • Working closely with the crews and support functions to deliver the right outcomes for the customer and the business.

Our Benefits:

  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Support for Mental Health, we have an BUPA Employee Assistance Programme that provides support in a variety of different areas such as Mental Health, Financial and Family related topics. We also have Mental Health First Aiders across the business.
  • Support for your Physical Health with our BUPA Health Cash Plan (we cover the cost of coverage for you), Cycle to Work scheme and an onsite Physiotherapist. All free for our colleagues.
  • Because we value our colleagues so much, we want to recruit more employees just like them. Which is why we have our employee referral scheme.
  • Dedicated learning and development team. We take pride in developing our colleagues and some examples of this include our In-House Driver Development Programme and internal promotions. Many of our Senior Leadership Team have developed from Operational roles, such as one of our Contract Managers who started as a Street Cleanser.
  • Employee recognition awards and long service awards. To celebrate our colleagues wherever they are on their journey with us. We recognise and celebrate talent.
  • Flexible working, we recognise that everyone is different and strive to create an environment that supports all colleagues. We have introduced a hybrid working model where possible and actively encourage part-time working, job sharing and flexibility on hours. If this interests, you please do get in touch, and we can start a conversation.
Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£42,192.40 per annum

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