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Regional HSE Advisor

South Wales, Bristol and Exeter

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We are looking for a Regional HSE Advisor to contribute to the delivery of an effective Health, Safety and Environmental support function to designated Taylor Wimpey Business Units and contribute to the delivery of an effective Health, Safety and Environmental support function to designated Taylor Wimpey operating companies and to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of the company’s HSE management system.

This job role is split between the South Wales, Bristol and Exeter office.

What you will do:

  • Support the implementation of HSE policy, procedures, best practice and disciplines throughout the operating companies and maintain an ethos of continuous improvement in HSE.
  • Adopt responsibility for a regional area with associated operating companies
  • Provide professional advice and guidance to the management and site teams as well as the Site HSE Advisors to enable the effective implementation of the TWUK HSE management system.
  • Liaison with Site HSE Advisors with regards to site inspections and associated support to operating sites.  Ensure that they receive the necessary support, guidance and encouragement to ensure success.
  • Analyise Site HSE Advisors inspection reports, monitor effectiveness and consistency and identify areas requiring further improvement or intervention.
  • Follow up any significant issues or site problems identified by the site inspectors. Respond to site / management teams in need of support and advice in dealing with HSE issues / incidents.
  • Attend HSE Team Meetings and operating company Management Team HSE Review meetings.
  • Support and mentor the Site HSE Advisors, by regularly participating in site HSE Inspection, Development HSE Visits to monitor and ensure consistency and compliance with established HSE standards and disciplines and where necessary raise their knowledge and upstanding of TWUK HSE standards and expectations.
  • Carry out and support regional HSE audits to measure implementation of HSE procedures and disciplines and ensure consistency.
  • Provide necessary assistance/support to the operating company’s close-out of category ‘A’ and category ‘B’ reports.
  • Accidnet/ incidnet investigation and management the investigation process oand report’s
  • Liaison with HSE, EA, etc. as necessary.  Involve the Head of HSE where the accident/incident is of a more serious nature.
  • Provide support to the operating company’s Principal Designer with regards to the implementation of the CDM Regulations.
  • Confirm the Business Unit is ready to start a new site by completing the necessary Client Checklist Part A and Site Start Authorisation, then once started on site arrange or carryout a Client Checklist Part B site visit
  • Carry out internal HSE training as required and where appropriate facilitate the HSE training carried out by external organisations.
  • Support the commercial departments with the vetting of ‘high-risk’ contractors and with the preparation of appointed Principle Contractors or ‘high-risk’ contractors for site start.  
  • Support the Sales and Customer Service functions to raise knowledge and awareness of TWUK HSE standards and expectations for their areas of responsibilities
  • Promote knowledge sharing and learning within the HSE function to develop and improve effectiveness.
  • Gather statistical information relating to regional performance and present necessary reports as required.
  • Represent and promote Taylor Wimpey’s HSE activity and performance with external organisations and governmental bodies, such as HSE, EA, external agency and suppliers etc.
  • Assist the TWUK Head of HSE with ad-hoc projects/tasks as required.
  • Assist the TWUK Head of HSE in ensuring the whole team; inc Site HSE Advisors achieve the necessary standards and consistency of support to all Taylor Wimpey operating companies.

What you must have:

  • Must have appropriate health and safety qualification and have, or be working towards, membership of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Must have appropriate health and safety qualification and have, or be working towards, membership of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Experience of major house-building operations preferrable
  • Broad understanding of HSE processes and practical implementation within the house building industry.
  • IT literate (Report writing / Statistics).

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers licence. 


If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage). 

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

Criminal records (DBS);
Credit reference

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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