Health & Safety

About The Role

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

MWH Treatment is looking to strengthen their SHEQ team with a Senior Health & Safety Advisor for our Thames Water/South East Water frameworks. Based throughout the Thames Water and South East Water regions we are looking for someone who will fulfil the day to day H&S duties, and to contribute to the management and development of the regional management team.

You will report directly to the SHEQ Manager and the responsibilities will include:

  • Provide support to the regional management teams to enable compliance with health and safety legislation.

  • Provide support to regional management teams on the implementation of HSE guidance and best practice.

  • Carry out systematic audits and inspections of construction sites, mobile workplaces (men in vans) offices and other workplaces to verify compliance with the legislative requirements and compliance with the requirements of the health and safety management systems.

  • Monitor the satisfactory resolution of health and safety problems.

  • Investigate accidents and incidents to identify the root cause and learning points.

  • Assist the regional management teams and employees with the preparation of risk assessments and identification of suitable control measures, as and when required.

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the safety-related documentation, e.g. manuals, procedures, guidance notes and forms.

  • Liaise with clients, HSE Inspectors and external assessors.

  • Promote a positive health and safety culture where employees are encouraged to report unsafe acts, behaviour, near misses etc.

About You

  • Extensive experience of health and safety practice with at least one year in the Water Treatment industry

  • Knowledge of current and pending HSE Directives for health and safety

  • Knowledge of current statutory health and safety law in the UK

  • Knowledge of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM)

  • Knowledge of good practice in construction, e.g. HSE guidance and approved codes of practice.

  • Knowledge and experience of OHSAS 18001 (or similar management systems)

  • Must have CMIOSH

  • Formal qualification in Occupational Safety and Health

  • CSCS card 

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind which is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace.

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