06 March 2018

Newground Final

Health, Safety & Environmental Consultant

Location: Blackburn

Salary: £27,221 pa

Hours: Permanent, Full time – 37 hours/week 

Benefits: 27 days holiday per year, rising to 32 after 5 full years service, + 8 bank holidays, company stakeholder pension scheme, healthcare package with Simply Health, essential car user allowance

Closing date: Monday 2nd April 2018


We have an excellent opportunity for ambitious candidates looking to further their career within Health & Safety and Environmental consultancy, to join our successful consultancy team within the Business Services Division of Newground CIC.

Newground is based in Blackburn, Lancashire, and is an award winning social enterprise and a member of the Together Housing Group. 

The consultancy team, which is made up of experienced health, safety, environment and quality professionals, specialise in providing management systems and legal compliance consultancy support and training to businesses across all sectors in the UK and Republic of Ireland. 

The successful candidate will ideally have some consultancy experience, with health and safety as their lead discipline, and will be expected to deliver a limited range consultancy services independently. You will be supported in the role through ‘on the job’ shadowing and internal and external training courses to ensure development of technical and operational competence and to facilitate career progression. This role will enable progression through a number of levels of seniority based on experience, ability to deliver a broader range of consultancy services and further development of technical specialisms.

The role will suit those with a Degree in a relevant health, safety and / or environment related discipline and who have some work experience in health & safety or environmental consultancy or related field.

Self-motivated, organised, flexible and committed to your continual professional development, you will also have:

  • Strong knowledge of your main technical subject area;
  • Sound knowledge of relevant management systems standards;
  • Strong knowledge of health & safety and / or environmental UK legislation;
  • Desire and commitment to develop competencies in other relevant disciplines;
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to produce clear and concise written reports;
  • A ‘can do attitude’;
  • A full driving licence with access to a car, as travel across the UK is an essential part of the role.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, excellent career opportunities, a great place to work and all the benefits associated with working for a growing company including 27 days holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 32 over 5 years service), attractive pension scheme, essential car user allowance and health care package.

To download a copy of the job description please click here.

To apply click here. The application process will require you to submit a CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the attached job description and person specification.


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