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Infrastructure Maintenance Workforce HSE Advisor

Posted: 23 May 2022 Closes: 6 Jun 2022
Tottenham Competitive
Permanent & Full-time NRL_IRC2232051

About Network Rail

Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britains best employers and believe this starts with placing the people at the centre of everything we do!

Our ambition is to be adaptable to passengers and freight users, and were empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take ownership for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

Brief Description

As a Workforce Health & Safety, Environment Advisor, you will provide advice and support to the Operations and Maintenance Delivery teams on all workforce health, safety and environmental issues and promote a positive cultural and behavioural change in all aspects of management.

About the role (External)

Key accountabilities will include:

Provide support to the Operations and Maintenance Delivery teams for issues of workforce health, safety and environment.

Support in the collation of workforce health, safety and environment data.

Supervise and analyse data for trends, produce reports and make recommendations for corrective actions.

Identify health, safety & environmental key risks and make recommendations for control measures.

Support the implementation of national and local programmes and initiatives to improve workforce health, safety and environmental control.

Facilitate the teams in their relationships via local safety forums/groups with Trade Union Safety Representatives and external safety and environmental bodies.

Provide mentorship to the Operations and Maintenance Delivery teams in the investigation and reporting of accidents and incidents and the Formal Investigation Process.

Facilitate arrangements for safety and environmental audits.

Arrange and supervise safety tours and staff surveillance for the team.

Undertake a sample check each period of safe system of work plans to supervise compliance with the Safe System of Work Planning Arrangements. Take action to address issues as identified.

Take an active role in developing the Operations and Maintenance Delivery teams in matters of workforce health, safety and the environment.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following essential criteria:

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH) Certificate

Knowledge of safety and compliance management processes

Knowledge of relevant standards and procedures

Knowledge of environmental management system

Knowledge of operational railway environment

Analytical capability

Local Accident & Incident Investigation

Knowledge of mentorship techniques



Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills

It's not essential, but we'd love it if you have:

NEBOSH diploma

Membership of a relevant professional body

Institute of Environmental Management Award (IEMA)
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