RSK Group plc

SHEQ Advisor

Health and Safety
Contract Type
Hemel Hempstead or Bristol
£commensurate with experience



The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients. Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced SHEQ professional on a full time basis to join its management systems team in either Bristol or Hemel Hempstead to assist in the provision and continued delivery of solutions to achieve quality assurance in the company’s work, together with attainment of best practice in safety, health and environmental management. The RSK Group is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.


SHEQ Advisor – Bristol or Hemel Hempstead


Responsibilities will include: 

  • Implementing SHEQ policies and procedures both on site and in the office
  • Engaging with staff and contractors on SHEQ performance on a day to day basis and support the delivery of objectives and targets
  • Conducting audits, inspections and incident investigations. Constantly seeking areas for improvement and development in health and safety performance
  • External audit participation and guidance
  • Supporting the delivery of legal compliance obligations
  • Provision and design of SHEQ training to RSK Group employees and external parties as required
  • Provision of SHEQ advice to workforce and contract support to operations
  • Assist in the implementation of Group SHEQ initiatives. 

Person specification 

  • At least 5 years experience in a health and safety position.
  • Civils or construction experience an advantage but not essential
  • A NEBOSH General Certificate, ideally TechIOSH status, and experience with ISO standards
  • Good technical knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • A confident and experienced trainer
  • ISO internal auditor qualification an advantage but is not essential.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities
  • Travel (UK, and occasionally internationally) for up to 50% of workload
  • Strong written and verbal communication is essential to the role.
  • Computer literate and skilled with Microsoft Office applications, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivated, with diligence, integrity and ambition.
  • Must hold a full UK drivers licence.
  • Additional qualifications/memberships in Environment, Health, Safety and Quality an advantage. 

Salary and benefits: 

  • £commensurate with experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development  

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, HR manager, at or call 0117 300 4295 for more information.


RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.


To see further career opportunities with RSK Group, visit our website






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