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Health & Safety Advisor

Date: 25-May-2018

Location: South of England, UKM, GB

Health & Safety Advisor

South of England

£35,000 + Car Allowance + Company Bonus Scheme


Founded in 1983, Mobile Mini is a leading hirer of portable site accommodation and secure storage containers, with its global headquarters in Arizona, USA and UK operations based in Stockton-on-Tees.

With a national network of 15 branches and almost 40,000 rental units, we provide site accommodation and secure storage solutions to over 17,300 customers in numerous different industries, including construction companies, retailers, manufacturers and distributors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about positively creating a safety culture of high standards and safety focused behaviour. We are looking for an individual with good communication and problem solving skills, and the ability to make good commercial decisions and take ownership of problems.


Position: Health and Safety Advisor
Location: South of England 
Reporting to: Health and Safety Director
Package: Salary up to £35k DOE plus car allowance and bonus etc.

Job Summary:
To provide support to the Health and Safety Director in proactively driving safety improvements and providing effective coaching and support to managers and branch staff across the southern region.


Key Responsibilities;


  • Proactively lead by example at all times demonstrating the Safety First core value
  • Provide advice and support to managers on a wide range of SHE related areas
  • Coach managers and supervisors to ensure health and safety responsibilities are fully understood
  • Lead in-house training with managers and employees relating to health and safety issues and risks
  • Undertake incident investigations and provide concise findings and recommendations to help prevent recurrence. Promote and coach the value of near miss reporting
  • Assist with the development of safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards
  • Monitor working practices to evaluate if safe systems are adequate and followed appropriately providing advice on continuous improvements
  • Coordinate and manage  risk assessment programme with key stakeholders and consider how risks could be reduced further
  • Carry out regular site inspections and produce reports for learnings and improvements
  • Produce communications to aid learning and continuous improvement including; safety alerts, toolbox talks and bulletins
  • Audit depot branches to evaluate standards and produce plans for improvement
  • Attend meetings as and when required representing the company and the department in a professional manner.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all HSE legislation and any developments that affect the industry, through attending relevant seminars and reading professional journals
  • Provide cover for the Northern Region Health and Safety Advisor as required


    Competencies and qualifications;

  • Highly motivated individual with the desire to make a difference
  • Previous experience in a similar advisory role would be advantageous
  • Positive attitude and a strong team player with a solution based focus on problem solving
  • Ability to negotiate and influence others to achieve required goals
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work under own supervision
  • Minimum NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent
  • A confident presenter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and able to travel regularly, sometimes at short notice
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Full clean driving license




SAFETY FIRST! We make safety personal to everyone. This approach, supported by our ongoing investment in excellent employee training delivers our fantastic safety numbers. We operate a zero tolerance approach to alcohol and drug use and carry out regular random testing to ensure that we protect our employees and customers.


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT! We love to see our employees grow and we invest heavily in the development of our teams so that they can achieve their full potential. This investment is supported by our Learning and Development Team and our National Training Centre to help our employees to be the best that they can!


PERKS OF THE JOB! We love to recognise our employees and to reward them for their hard work and results, so all of our team are eligible for either our Company bonus scheme or our commission scheme. Alongside Company pension and holidays which increase with service, we also offer buy and sell holidays, childcare vouchers and free eye tests, plus employee access to Perkbox so that you receive lots of freebies and huge discounts at the cinema, gym, shopping and eating out!




April 2018

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