Health and Safety Inspector – Remote – Central Roofing

Role: Health & Safety (H&S) Inspector and Advisor
Responsible to: Health & Safety Manager
Division: Group
Location: Remote with the regular need to travel to various sites including Head Office
Hours of work: 39 hours per week (Monday to Thursday – 8.00 am to 5.00 pm and Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch)

Position – Health and Safety Inspector

The H&S Inspector and Advisor is responsible for supporting the H&S Manager in ensuring the H&S policy is applied and that the H&S agenda and overall objectives are well communicated and supported within the company.

A key element of the role will be to monitor work sites to check that they are safe for people to work and where applicable the general public. A large amount of time will be spent visiting sites where premises, equipment and procedures need to be checked for compliance with health and safety legislation.

Key Competencies

Customer Service
Building Relationships
Planning & Organising
Technical Expertise

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

In addition to the functions detailed below, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

Carry out internal health and safety audits on all branches to monitor the implementation of the health and safety management systems
Provide health and safety advice, including advising on working conditions
To promote a greater health and safety awareness throughout the company by initiating timely proactive measures
To monitor and report on H&S performance/trends
Organise H&S meetings
Assist with preparation of H&S meetings
Coordination of office and site PAT testing of equipment
Site Audits as required and deemed necessary for development
Ensure the timely issue of tool box talks for site and their return once completed
Assist with RAMS
Carry out site H&S checks on the system
Produce COSHH Assessments
Carry out DSE assessments
Assist the H&S Manager with Company’s H&S accreditations e.g. CHAS, Achillies, Constructionline, Safecontractor
Assist H&S Manager to maintain the H&S management system in accordance with the approved standards
Log and collate any documentation following accidents, incidents and near misses
Ensure accidents, incidents and near misses are investigated appropriately
Provide assistance in preparation of contractor assessments to projects we are tendering for
Carry out back to work meetings
Ensure H&S documentation displayed offices is up to date and relevant
Assist the H&S Manager with occupational health checks
Provide advice on and co-ordinate safety training requirements for the company
Assist with the company H&S training plan
Coordinate Roofing NVQ’s
Mental Health First Aid
Source new training providers
Coordinate training grant applications
To ensure that any subcontractor appointed are competent
Fire Marshal duties, fire alarm testing, coordination of drills, fire equipment checks


A full UK Driving License
A knowledge and understanding of all aspects of health, safety and risk management including current health and safety legislation
Experience H&S in a similar environment
Ability to interpret and provide authoritative advice on H&S and risk management issues
Knowledge of workplace wellbeing initiatives and how they add value to an organisation
Ability to prioritise work to ensure tasks are completed within time constraints
Experience of influencing and coaching at all levels

Personal Attributes

Ability to organise workload effectively for the purpose of meeting deadlines
Able to demonstrate flexibility/versatility combined with initiative, drive and ability to meet targets
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a wide variety of contacts

Equality & Diversity

You will conduct yourself in a manner which demonstrates ‘equality’ in the workplace, including:

respecting peers and valuing people as individuals
ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination
respecting choice and everyone’s right to have their own beliefs
showing appreciation of ‘diversity’ through the added value of individual differences and various experiences


Central Roofing Group may amend this job description in whole or part at any time
Committed to working for an employer that values diversity and equal opportunities
Willing to undertake additional training or vocational qualifications as required, including annual training and DBS checks


To apply, please call 01432 354 000, email, or visit the Central Roofing website.


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