Health & Safety Assistant

Full Time - Europe, United Kingdom, London

This entry was posted on November 23, 2018.

Overview of Role: 

Due to our growing and diverse portfolio an exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Health & Safety Consultant / Principal Designer to join us.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established team of consultants who pride themselves on providing outstanding health and safety guidance and advice, to a range of clients within both the public and private sectors, from SME’s to large blue chip corporate clients.

We provide a wide range of consultancy health and safety services to our clients including:

  • CDM Services – Principal Designer, Principal Designer Advisor and Independent Client Advisor.
  • Health and Safety Monitoring and Auditing
  • Corporate Health and Safety Services
  • Training
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Key Responsibilities: 

Reporting to Consultants, Senior Consultants and Associate responsible for health and safety, duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Assist the Principal Designer or Principal Designer Advisor on small to large scale projects.
  • Assist Consultants as Independent Client Advisor –
  • Conducting audits to include both general health and safety compliance and topic specific audits.
  • Advising and instructing clients on project team capability, management arrangements and other relevant procedures.
  • Assist in undertaking accident or other special investigations on behalf of clients as required.
  • Assist in providing health and safety advice, guidance, training and support across the client base.

Person Specification: 

The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering high levels of customer service excellence with good commercial awareness.


  • Proven experience providing client-side health and safety services within the construction or property industry.
  • TechIOSH working toward Graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH).
  • Level 3-4 health and safety qualification (Level 3 if already chartered in design discipline).
  • Good experience working under the CDM Regulations, carrying out previous roles such as CDM Coordinator.
  • Wide ranging sector experience and working knowledge of construction projects.
  • Good IT and communication skills.


  • Professional training qualification.
  • Health and safety management system auditing with OHSAS 18001 Auditor/Lead auditor.
  • Qualified Fire Risk Assessor – IFE or IFSM.
  • Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety (IMaPS) working toward Certified Member of the Association for Project Safety (CMaPS).

RLB is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, “race” (includes nationality, national / ethnic origins, colour) marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, gender reassignment, religion and belief

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