Health and Safety Advisor

  • Vacancy Reference:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
  • Type of Contract:
  • Temp or Perm:
  • City:
  • Closing Date:
    3 June 2024
  • Salary:
    £40k to £45K PA

Wilson James have been raising standards in security, construction logistics, aviation services, and technology for over 30 years. With 5,000 employees and a presence across over 300 client sites all over the UK, we are dedicated to delivering tailored solutions and top-tier customer service. As a leading managed service provider, we prioritise safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Joining Wilson James offers the excitement of working with diverse, vibrant clients, making for a dynamic and engaging workplace.    

We are looking for a Health and Safety Advisor to join our Health and Safety team to regularly travel across London and the south of the UK. 

As a Health and Safety Advisor, you will provide professional health and safety support, taking an active and visible role within the health and safety team via site attendance, site safety meetings and other opportunities as and when they arise. You will provide advice and guidance to colleagues and support your sector Health and Safety Manager and be at the forefront of promoting the company's accident and incident reduction programme, which communicates the importance of safety reporting at all site locations through our smart health and safety reporting platform.   Please note that this role requires you to travel regularly across the London and the southern regions of the UK.  

What do you get from us:   

  • Role – Full time, permanent position working 5 days a week with regular travel around the UK.  
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Annual leave: 22 days a year, rising to 25 each year, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to purchase more. 
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Access to an Online GP Service for you and your dependents
  • Learning & Development – we actively encourage progression and offer various eLearning courses, progression, training whilst on site, apprenticeships, and in-house training courses. 
  • Health and Wellbeing – access to mental health support specialists 

A typical day in the life as a Health and Safety Advisor:   

  •  To conduct HSE Inspection Audits in accordance with the Schedule and to provide support where required to achieve a timely resolution of any findings.  
  • To promote the company Near Miss programme at all WJ locations ensuring our staff use the programme and understand its reason for existence.  
  • To conduct regular audits of WJ tools & equipment, and hired equipment, to ensure compliance with statutory legislation and suitability for the tasks intended. 
  • To provide advice on HSE related matters to WJ staff, and other stakeholders, when required or when you see fit. 
  • To support other HSE-related activities when required e.g. new site mobilisations, events. 

What are we looking for?  

  • The ability to travel regularly across London and the southern regions of the UK
  • CSCS card
  • Fully qualified NEBOSH Health & Safety Certification 
  • Proven experience within the Health and Safety sector  
  • Excellent IT Skills in Microsoft Office, particularly in Outlook, Word & Excel  
  • Able to travel regularly around the UK to our other sites  
  • Environmental Awareness    
  • DBS check - or able to pass one if not already obtained


  • Membership of IOSH  
  • Recognised Environmental qualification  
  • First Aid at Work certificate  
  • Knowledge of working as a Security Services provider 

Apply today and secure your future with Wilson James! 

Wilson James is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position, however each case will be assessed on an individual basis. For information about Wilson James' commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion,   


Meet the recruiter

Jennifer Stone

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