Job Description




Job Title:                     Senior HSE Advisor                

Location:                     Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset

Compensation:           Competitive + Benefits

Role Type:                   Full time

Role ID:                       SF56898


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as Senior HSE Advisor at our Hinkley Point C site.


This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project. The alliance work across the project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main Mechanical, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (MEH), cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station’s vast network of rooms.


The role

As a Senior HSE Advisor you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Being part of the MEH Alliance working on Hinkley Point C is a chance to be involved in a major project with national significance.


Day-to-day, you’ll:

  • Act as the first point of contact for the H&S Advisors
  • Escalate issues that cannot be resolved or requires further support to the H&S / Discipline Leads.
  • Oversee the HSE advisors K.P. I’s and Support HSE Area Lead within accident/investigations..
  • Conduct audits of MEH site activities and sub-contractor operations as well as facilitating meetings
  • Record the findings of audit reports and inspections in line with the HSSE Management system requirements. 
  • Build relationships with other Tier 1’s and the Principal Contractor
  • Monitor the working practices of MEH employees and contractors regarding health and safety, environment and welfare.


This role is full time and is based onsite at Hinkley Point C


Essential experience of the Senior HSE Advisor:

  • NEBOSH general certificate/NEBOSH construction certificate or equivalent.
  • H & S Diploma or working towards. 
  • Strong construction background with a minimum 5 years’ experience. 
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills to explain HSE procedures and expectations to a range of people. 
  • Working knowledge of the Health and Safety regulations. 
  • IT literate – familiar with Microsoft packages.


What we offer :

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. We are a disability confident employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email [email protected] with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 10/05/24