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Senior SHEQ Advisor

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  Wessex Water
Employing Company:  Wessex Water

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Senior SHEQ Advisor

Wessex Water 

Hinkley Point C 




Are you looking for an exciting new challenge, where you can utilise your Health, Safety & environmental experience within a construction-based environment? If so, this is a great opportunity for you!


Location:    Hinkley Point C - Combination of site and officed based
Salary:    PAYE up to £60,000 or contractor day rate (inside IR35)
Job Type:    Permanent or FTC
Hours:    40 hrs/week Monday to Friday

The senior SHEQ Advisor will be experienced and competent in managing a Health & Safety function in a Construction environment. You will be proficient of working autonomously, capable of developing relationships with stakeholders and possess strong influencing skills. You will be comfortable in building credibility to achieve buy in for change and positively impacting an organisation's culture on health and safety. 


You will be responsible for supporting strategies, developing systems, monitoring performance and the provision of advice and support to ensure compliance with statutory and company requirements.


If successful you will operate by undertaking a range of planned advice, guidance and support activities which focus on establishing, promoting, maintaining, and continually improving the management arrangements to attain construction excellence; positively promoting and reinforcing standards; monitoring/measuring the supply chain health and safety performance through the safety management system and routinely reporting programme and project performance.

You will:

• Provide operational support and assistance to the team on issues related to SHEQ
• Review service providers / contractors Safety, Health Environmental documentation 
• Identify cultural and behavioural issues related to the safety management plan and develop / implement strategies to mitigate
• Report / communicate / consult with the employee on safety and health issues that has the potential to impact on the business
• Champion the Zero Harm safety programme
• Undertake & review risk and hazard assessments on projects
• Implement risk perception / safety culture models 
• Assist accident investigations and provided recommendations in root cause / contributing factors and incident analysis.
• Conduct and / or participate in audits and inspections of activities/ safety cases / safety management systems / plans and identified deviations to the agreed standards. 
• Complete compliance reports based upon the business legal responsibility 
• Liaise with the Client and its partners 
• Review working process for opportunities of improvement
• Support quality assurance processes and systems
• Agreeing standards and establishing clearly defined quality methods for employees and contractors.
• Support quality procedures in conjunction with employees / contractor / client.



To be successful, you'll need:
•    Safety Qualification such as NEBOSH General and or Construction 
•    Holds NEBOSH Diploma or working towards, or equivalent plus experience in similar role(s)
•    CSCS MAP Test




•    Well developed understanding of Health & Safety systems and processes.
•    Good planning and organizational skills; effective decision-making.
•    Ability to communicate to a wide range of people, often balancing conflicting requirements.   
•    Ability to organise self, individuals and teams motivating all towards achieving successful completion of projects



Turnbull is a new company linked with the Wessex Water Group. Working with local contractors and suppliers from the South-West, Turnbull delivers a service on projects, such as Europe's biggest nuclear construction site at Hinkley Point C.
We are proud of how we support professional development, career progression and a wide range of opportunities for everyone. We have a wealth of both financial and non-financial benefits to offer our people and are committed to ensuring we provide an environment that supports health and wellbeing.
The services we provide to our clients include, but are not limited to, Operations and Maintenance, and Engineering and Construction across several fields, such as:
•    Project management
•    Design and build
•    Consent management
•    Contract management
•    Civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering
•    Low voltage (LV) and high voltage (HV) electrical power distribution systems
•    Sewage pumping stations
•    Biological waste treatment plants
•    Telecommunication copper and fibre networks
•    Drinking water distribution networks
•    Surface and ground water drainage systems
•    Roadway and pedestrian walkway lighting networks
•    Managing environmental discharge permit and scientific services


Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.

For more information please see: Turnbull Infrastructure & Utilities Ltd (






For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.