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Health and Safety Consultant - The Compliance People

The Compliance People
Home based, with regular travel and overnight stays throughout the UK and Ireland required.
£55,983 - £69,340 (depending on experience) + 10% pension contribution
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Do you have a good understanding of health and safety legislation and want to work with a social enterprise to aid a variety of sectors in complying with their legal obligations? If so, we have an opportunity for a Health and Safety Consultant to join our team where you will use your knowledge and experience to support our clients with legal compliance.

The Team

Our External Consultancy team is a key part of our business, made up of an expert team of experienced environment, health and safety and management systems professionals. We take pride in delivering quality consultancy services to our enviable list of private and public sector clients across a diverse range of sectors.

The focus of the team is to support our clients to comply with their legal and management system requirements, as well as developing and expanding our training programme. In doing this, a typical week could include a combination of the following activities:

  • Developing and delivering a training course, workshop or webinar.
  • Carrying out a health & safety legal compliance audit at a client site.
  • Supporting a client to implement or maintain an occupational health & safety management system.
  • Developing tenders or proposals to win work.
  • Undertaking CPD.
  • Supporting and mentoring trainee consultants.

The Role

This role is client-facing and involves delivering health and safety legal compliance audits, profiling health and safety legal registers and delivering training relating to health and safety legislation and compliance.

We are looking for someone with strong experience in health and safety legislation. You may have delivered health and safety consultancy, training, or anything else in this field that has given you exposure to the world of compliance with health and safety legislation and an understanding of what organisations need to do to comply.

Key Responsibilities

To deliver health and safety consultancy and training services to commercial clients. To identify and develop commercial opportunities. To develop and maintain working relationships with clients. To actively engage in CPD to further personal and professional development as a consultant. Provide mentoring, support and guidance to other consultants and relevant roles within The Compliance People team.   

We'd like to hear from you if you have:

  • Practical experience of health & safety legislation and / or management systems (e.g. ISO 45001), spanning a range of business sectors.
  • Familiarity with the duties for organisations required by key pieces of health & safety legislation.
  • Experience of working in the field of health & safety consultancy services, or in a role responsible for health and safety legal compliance.
  • Experience of developing and delivering training in different formats.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to explain relevant and often complex issues to a range of audiences.


Degree-level qualification in a health and safety - related subject, or equivalent experience. Member of relevant industry body, e.g. IOSH; having achieved or working towards chartership status. Full driving licence and the use of own vehicle with insurance for business use, to undertake travel as required (essential).

Why work for The Compliance People?

We're committed to having a positive working culture by continuing to ask for feedback, and importantly, by acting on it in a way that benefits employees. Various support is available at all levels of the organisation both regarding work performance and outside of work. This includes support such as with the cost of living, mental health support, or getting advice on finding suitable care for a family member, to mention a few.

The Compliance People is unlike any other consultancy or compliance service. We are part of Newground, a social enterprise, so instead of our profits going to shareholders, they are gift-aided into our charity 'Newground Together' in support of environment, social and community projects.


The benefits of this role include:

  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • An additional day's holiday for each year you work here, (up to a maximum extra of 5 days)
  • Generous pension scheme with up to 10% employer contribution 3 volunteer days per year
  • A 37-hour flexible working week; the majority of our team work a 9-day fortnight
  • Paid professional membership subscriptions
  • Healthcare cash scheme to claim back costs of dental check-ups, medical prescriptions, etc.
  • Car allowance (included in salary)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme


The Compliance People has been helping organisations manage their environment, health & safety and quality related compliance obligations for over 30 years via our market-leading legal compliance software and consultancy / training services. Through our social enterprise model, instead of our profits going to shareholders, they’re gift-aided into our charity, Newground Together, to support environment, social and community projects.

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