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Joseph Gallagher seeks experienced, highly skilled personnel to join our teams and in return our employees benefit from personal growth, on-going development, highly competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package. Find below our available positions.

Health and Safety Advisor – South East

  • TYPEHealth and Safety


  • LOCATIONSouth East

  • CIRCA£ pa



You will be responsible for providing general HSE&Q support to everyone onsite and promoting a positive safety culture.

You will be responsible for providing general HSE&Q support to everyone onsite and promoting a positive safety culture. Much of your working time will be field based and supporting the project team. There will be occasions where you will represent the company and attend Client meetings. You will be reporting directly to the Business Unit SHEQ Manager.

Your purpose will be developing and working with colleagues to implement our policies and procedures, ensuring a consistent and practical approach is maintained and compliance is achieved. 

You will be developing and providing toolbox talks and pre-start briefings for staff, producing reports and action plans and providing expert Health and Safety, Environmental & Quality advice. This is a hands-on role.

Key Accountabilities

1. Supporting the operations management team in establishing and maintaining the highest Health, Safety & Environmental standards.

2. Conducting inspections, focusing on SHEQ compliance, Company and Client management systems.

3. Ensuring activities and equipment across the projects are maintained i.e. PUWER, LOLER, RAMS, CoSHH, FIRE, etc. and are suitably risk managed.  

4. Building engagement and consistency with the workforce, embedding the groups LIFE behaviour program.

5. A team player, supporting and participating in Intermediate and Complex Lifting Operations. 

6. Managing site facilities including management of contractors and ensuring HSEQ standards are adhered too.

7. Undertake equipment inspections, as required.

8. Deliver accredited and bespoke training programmes.

9. Incident Investigations.  

10. Producing and communicating educational material.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  • Minimum of a NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate
  • Excellent IT skills including administration knowledge in Word, Excel and email
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Proven ability to foster strong, working relationships
  • Able to manage time, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Full car driving licence

  • Desirable

  • Work experience gained in construction, engineering or military sectors
  • Lifting experience i.e. Cranes
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Trainer / Teaching qualification

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