RSK Group plc

  • Senior Health & Safety Consultant

    Health and Safety
    Contract Type
    South East
    £commensurate with experience
  • Overview

    The environment, health and safety team of the RSK Group Limited, is fast paced, and part of a larger group of EHS compliance professionals, with no two days the same. A typical day may include providing CDM compliance advice to clients, designers and principal contractors, supporting the team with business development meetings with existing or new clients; development of EHS management systems; auditing of client construction sites and premises; development and delivery of training and specific legislative compliance support and advice both in the UK and abroad.


    We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Health and Safety Consultant to join RSK’s established multi-disciplinary team working in the South-East.


    The team is based at our Head Office in Helsby, Cheshire, but we are specifically looking to recruit in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire or Tonbridge, Kent. There is great potential for diversification into new areas of work, sectors and developing growth areas. The team sits within the most diverse division within RSK which comprises of interlinked departments concentrating on air quality, acoustics and permitting; construction Health & Safety; and carbon management / resource efficiency.


    Senior Health & Safety Consultant– South-East various locations



    • Working on a range of projects providing CDM advisor and principal designer support to clients and principal designers;
    • Provision of health and safety management systems and audit support;
    • Carrying out research into health and safety issues, legislation and other topics;
    • Construction site visits to assess compliance with Construction Phase Plans and client imposed site rules, carry out due diligence regarding Health and Safety and environmental issues;
    • Assessment of Health and Safety competency of contractors;
    • Preparing and delivering accredited and bespoke Health and Safety training;
    • Assisting with production of proposals and tenders;
    • Providing advice on HSE issues;
    • Supporting with project administration and financial management;
    • Possibility of occasional overseas work.


    Desired experience and qualities

    • 3 years of experience working on consultancy projects
    • Previous experience of CDM and Health & Safety support within a consultancy environment
    • Good knowledge of UK Health and Safety legislation
    • Association of Project Safety membership and working towards IMaPS / CMaPS
    • NEBOSH Construction Certificate desirable
    • Membership of IOSH and working towards Chartered membership
    • Working knowledge of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Good team player, with ability to work autonomously, enthusiastic and well organised
    • Availability to travel throughout the UK and occasionally elsewhere
    • Full Driving License


    Salary and benefits:

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

    We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently better than the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.


    As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.


    Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.


    The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Currently placed within the Top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2016) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 


    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.


    For more information please call Harriet Baker, HR Advisor on 07725 790908 or email


    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


    RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 




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