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Construction Health & Safety Adviser – Apprentice / Graduate

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  • You need a degree or relevant experience in construction, design, or equivalent field. Awareness of CDM regulations is a must. Join us as a Construction Health & Safety Adviser – Apprentice / Graduate.
  • You will assist with pre-construction information, review plans, provide CDM advice, conduct site inspections, support design team meetings, and deliver duties of Principal Designer. Later, you'll undertake site inspections, attend meetings, ensure project efficiency, and support Senior Staff.

Graduate Job

Construction & SurveyingLondon


  • The Construction Health and Safety Team is an expanding group of technically skilled specialists at Ridge. We specialise in the provision of the fullest range health and safety advice for the construction sector. We work across a range of businesses and in sectors as diverse as commercial, healthcare, science, industry, energy, and education.
  • The role is to work as a member of the team in supporting and assisting in the provision of construction health and safety services to both internal and external clients. You will be required to support delivery with construction H&S advice and to support senior members fulfil the role of CDM Advisor/Principal Designer on several projects to help ensure compliance with the duties of the CDM regulations 2015.
  • Our services include strategic, tactical, and operational aspects of our clients’ businesses. Our service delivery includes the writing of policies and procedures, assisting in carrying out site inspections and audits, writing up project progress reports and engaging directly with clients on a project basis, as well as supporting the development and implementation of training programmes. 
  • Your role will be an Apprentice / Graduate Health and Safety Advisor and you will support senior members of the group to deliver these services and, as such, you will be a key member of this close-knit team. Your knowledge and skills will contribute to the growth and success of this developing and growing team as we work together to deliver robust solutions to meet our clients’ health and safety aims, objectives and aspirations.


  • Educated to degree level
  • Preference for a construction related field and for a design related degree
  • or - alternatively: some relevant experience, associated, and equivalent practical experience
  • Awareness of the CDM regulations and associated legislation

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • An ideal position for a new graduate (design or construction related degree preferred).
  • Working under supervision, you will:
  • Assist with the preparation of pre-construction information
  • Review construction phase plans and method statements
  • Provide advice to contractors on CDM
  • Undertake site inspections
  • Support colleagues at design team meetings
  • Set up projects and provide administrative support.
  • Working under direction to deliver the duties of the Principal Designer
  • Once trained - Undertake site inspections and monitoring visits to determine health & safety compliance.
  • Attend project, design, and other meetings, escalating issues as required by the project plan.
  • Ability to ensure projects are completed efficiently and within the resource profile which was completed prior to the start of the project.
  • Support the Senior Staff as required.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • A permanent contract – our commitment to you is permanent
  • A healthy holiday balance of 25 days, plus bank holidays & the ability to buy / sell to suit you
  • 3 days a year to give your time to others, volunteering for great causes
  • An inclusive wellbeing offer:
  • Financial – Life Assurance, Pension Scheme (3% Employee, 6% Employer), Income Protection, Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme, flexible choice of Critical Illness Insurance
  • Physical – Private Medical Insurance, Doctor at Hand Private GP, Best Doctors, flexible choice of Dental Plan, Cycle to Work Scheme, GymFlex & Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Mental – Mental Health First Aiders, Help@Hand by Unum
  • A flexible approach to hybrid working, to suit both you & your team
  • Tailored career development – focused on professional, personal and technical