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Health, Safety and CDM Advisor

Location: Coventry CV1, Office Based

Job Type: Permanent

Working Hours: Full Time

Salary: £24,000 – £28,000 per annum

Organisation Summary

The OM Group, established as a beacon of Health and Safety services within the Construction sector, has grown over the last 15 years into a multi-disciplinary consultancy and training provider revered for its innovative and client-centric ethos. We are advocates for change within the construction industry, fostering innovation, diversity, and inclusion. Our fast-growth trajectory is fuelled by a commitment to continual growth, professional development, and adherence to the evolving legislative landscape, such as the Building Safety Act.

Job Summary

We are in a phase of rapid expansion and as a result, we invite an organised, detail-oriented individual to join our Consultancy division as a Health and Safety Advisor. This role is crafted for someone eager to immerse themselves in health and safety documentation, ensuring compliance and promoting safety standards, whilst based within an office setting. If meticulous documentation and contributing to a culture of safety appeal to you, this position offers a fertile ground to cultivate your skills.

Duties Include

  • Diligently completing, managing, and reviewing essential health, safety, and CDM documentation in alignment with relevant legislation.
  • Collaborating with various departments to collect necessary information for documentation.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest legislative changes, to ensure all documentation remains compliant.
  • Providing support to senior advisors on documentation requirements and best practices.
  • Engaging in continuous professional development to sustain and enhance knowledge on relevant regulations and standards.
  • Ensuring that all documentation is easily accessible, properly indexed, and securely stored.
  • Coordinating with external auditors or inspectors as needed to provide necessary documentation for compliance audits.
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvements in documentation management and implementing best practices.
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of documentation templates and checklists to streamline processes.
  • Participating in relevant safety and documentation training sessions and workshops.
  • Communicating effectively with team members and other stakeholders to ensure clarity and accuracy in documentation.
  • Monitoring and reporting on documentation completion status, and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Providing input to senior advisors on the impact of new legislation on existing documentation and procedures.
  • Collaborating with the training department to develop and deliver documentation-related training programs.
  • Maintaining a log of all document revisions and ensuring that the most current versions are available and archived properly.
  • Seeking feedback for personal and professional growth to enhance documentation skills and knowledge.
  • Adhering to all company policies and procedures relating to documentation and reporting.

Skills & Experience

  • Entry-level experience in a health and safety documentation-focused role within the construction or related industry is ideal, although not essential.
  • Basic comprehension of Health and Safety Legislation and the CDM 2015 Regulations.
  • A Level 3 Health and Safety related qualification (e.g., NEBOSH National General or Construction Certificate or equivalent) is desirable.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Proactive and disciplined approach towards task completion.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, coupled with a client-facing demeanour.
  • A proactive, organised, and disciplined approach, underpinned by a drive for continual learning and development.
  • Strong understanding and willingness to understand the company ethos, its goals, and standards.

Growth and Development Opportunities

  • Engage in a continuous professional development programme, fostered by a supportive organizational culture.
  • Delve into diverse projects, enriching your problem-solving skills and industry knowledge.
  • Participate in targeted training, honing your expertise for career progression within the health and safety domain.


  • Utilise cutting-edge technology to efficiently carry out your duties.
  • Avail continuous professional development opportunities to sharpen your expertise.
  • Flourish in a vibrant and fast-growing business environment, working with a varied clientele in the Construction Sector.
  • Benefit from a competitive pension scheme to ensure your financial stability.
  • Enjoy a generous annual leave allowance of 25 days, alongside recognised bank holidays.
  • Immerse in a relaxed office atmosphere, enriched by two annual team events promoting camaraderie and collaborative spirit.

Job Details

Coventry CV1, Office Based

Job Type:

Working Hours:
Full Time

£24,000 – £28,000 per annum

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