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Trainee SHE Advisor

Location: North Acton,
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: £11.05
Planned start date: Ongoing

Brief Job Description

We are looking for a Health and Safety apprentice to join a friendly, hardworking, and dedicated project-based team in North Acton. This individual will provide support to the Health, Safety & Wellbeing team with administrative and data-entry assistance.

Note: Training and support will be provided with an option to undertake a Level 3 vocational qualification.


  • Admin and data led tasks throughout the projects Health, Safety and Wellbeing function
  • Co-ordinating client reporting requirements
  • Track, monitor and lead on KPI collation and submission to SCS
  • Portal Management functions
  • General key performance indicator and data entry
  • Carry out regular site inspections to check compliance with procedures and to ensure our employees have a safe working environment
  • Carry out Engagement Tours focusing on discussions with our employees to build a rapport and engagement, which in turns strengthens SHE culture
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements, ready to submit in correct template to the client and DSG as and when completed.
  • Carry out Toolbox Talks and Briefings on any relevant topics
  • Attend HSW Meetings
  • Assist in delivery of in-house training when qualified such as – Face fit testing, and Manual Handling Training with our employees
  • Assist HSW Department with preparation of health and safety strategies and developing internal policy
  • Assisting SV team in Engagement activities
  • Communicate any significant incidents or accidents when required
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer’s industry;
  • Promote a culture of Health, Safety and Wellbeing across project and work with our client to align values and deliver this message as one unified team.
  • Assist with HSW Campaigns and best practice
  • Take accountability for own learning and development
  • When directed, assist with the preparation of HSW Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of HSW performance as directed

Personal Specification

  • The ability to deliver presentations, talking in public etc
  • The ability to thrive in pressure situations
  • The ability to empathise and communicate with all people, regardless of their background or circumstances
  • Excellent organisational, communication and time management skills
  • Be computer literate
  • Capable of searching and finding information, carrying out specific projects & research
  • Well-presented and professional
  • Managing a busy workload, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work without supervision or guidance using your own initiative
  • Discreet and trustworthy, able to deal sensitively and privately with confidential information
  • Conscientious, diligent and hardworking

How to apply

We encourage applications from a wide range of diverse groups and we welcome enquiries as to the flexibility you may need, anyone who applies for this role can ask about flexibility at interview and in return, we will explore what is possible.
To apply for this opportunity or to find out more about this role, use the email below and add ‘EDAC: Trainee SHE Advisor ’ in the subject header.

Application deadline: 26/08/2022

Web link: https://www.scsrailways.co.uk
Email address: phoebe.adams@scsrailways.co.uk

More about SCS Railways

HS2 is a state-of-the-art, high-speed line critical for the UK’s low carbon transport future. It will provide much-needed rail capacity across the country, and is integral to rail projects in the North and Midlands – helping rebalance the UK economy. Skanska Costain STRABAG Joint Venture (SCS JV) are working together to deliver HS2 along the final 26.4km of HS2’s journey to its southern terminus in Euston. The JV will complete challenging works taking the railway from Northolt to Euston via Old Oak Common, building a variety of structures requiring expert precision and care. As 95% (21km) of the route will be in tunnel, SCS will be running seven tunnel boring machines (TBMs), of which five will operate simultaneously.

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