In this role, you will be helping to deliver our Safety, Health, and Wellbeing Strategy, and ensuring compliance with the Thames Water management system, standards, processes, and procedures. You will provide technical skills and support both on-site and remotely to ensure the safe running of our operations.

What you’ll be doing as a Health, Safety & Wellbeing Advisor:

  • Undertake audits/inspections.
  • Assist in the review and agreement process of safe systems of work and risk assessments where there is a significant risk to safety and the environment.
  • Provide support and advice to stakeholders (which will include wholesale, support service staff, and contractors) on Safety, Health, and Well-being matters including compliance with applicable legislation and industry best practices.
  • Deliver training in line with the annual training plan.
  • Assist with compliance on high-hazard sites under the COMAH regulations.
  • Lead incident investigations.
  • Liaise with enforcing authorities and professional/industry groups.

What you should bring to the role:

  • NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ level 5.
  • Have or working towards CMIOSH.
  • Extensive track record of working in a health & safety role within water, utilities or critical national infrastructure environment, Ideally with some process safety experience  will be beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal and the ability to communicate with senior business leaders.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work as a part of a team.
  • Full UK Driving license.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary from £41,040 to £60,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.
  • Annual Leave: 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service (Plus bank holidays).
  • Car Allowance £4,500 annum.
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution
  • Once a year Personal Medical Assessments.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities, and planet can thrive. Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running, and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that everyone brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process. Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.