City Town
Glasgow G33 6HZ
Advertised Department:
Health & Safety
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Competitive plus benefits
Eligible for referral
About The Role

Delivering what we promise

Morrison Water Services part of the M Group Services Water Division are the leading service provider in the water and wastewater infrastructure sectors in the UK. We employ C.2800 people across the UK and we are looking for aspiring individuals who are keen to build their career within the Water Sector. 

We are responsible for the delivery of multiple long-term frameworks across the UK. From metering to large civil engineering projects, leakage, lead replacement schemes, new pipelines, sewage treatment works upgrades and much more! With a 2.1b order book and turnover at 450m, we are market leaders in our field. Joining us gives you the scope and ability to work for an organisation who are not only invested in your career, but your future too.

Being a part of Morrison Water Services, you’ll be joining a value-based organisation, we pride ourselves on living our values while we work!

  • Safety: putting health, wellbeing and safety of people first
  • People: engaging and empowering everyone to deliver and grow
  • Delivery: helping deliver our clients business needs
  • Integrity: behaving respectfully and in a sustainable manner to the individual, our communities and the environment, maintaining accountability and honesty in the way we work

Morrison Water Services is currently looking to recruit a SHE Advisor to work on our Caledonia Water Alliance contract in Stepps, Glasgow. This role will incur travel throughout Scotland including the Highlands and Islands.

Caledonia Water (CWA) is a joint venture alliance between Aecom and Morrison Water Services (MWS), supporting the delivery of Scottish Water’s SR21 Capital Investment Programme.

CWA are responsible for the delivery of a pan Scotland £700M water and wastewater infrastructure programme over a 6-year alliance framework.

As the SHE Advisor you will be working pan Scotland delivering our SHE strategy.  You will be responsible for advising the Operational Teams on their legal obligations, providing SHE support to operatives, reporting on performance and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.   

As the SHE Advisor your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Provide support and guidance to operational teams, management and clients on SHE performance and provide root cause analysis to aid relevant coaching and feedback
  •  Undertake regular site inspections/audits of operational sites to ensure compliance with policies, procedures and contract processes are being properly implemented (out of hours whenever necessary)
  • To lead and implement measures to rectify gaps where any safety systems are deemed to be deficient or missing as well as establish contract audit programme, monitor performance and undertake trend analysis of findings
  • Development of practices to support of a zero incident culture
  • Identifies common SHE hazards inherent within the contract and establishes guidelines for protection from those hazards
  • Identifies applicable client imposed SHE standards and establishes procedures for their implementation
  • Investigates and establishes standards for protective equipment
  • Audits SHE programmes (office, depot and on site) for compliance with company standards, government regulations, and adequacy relative to local conditions
  • Conduct personal SHE visits on site in line with key performance indicators in order to drive cultural change
  • Undertake investigations into incidents and liaise with all relevant partners including HR, Plant & Fleet etc.
  • Ensures all employees are aware of their SHE responsibilities by monitoring required training and adherence to skills matrix
  • Implements Accident / incident / hazard / near miss reporting procedures
  • Establish and produce appropriate systems to manage and record environmental data including but not limited to waste, material usage, fuel and power
  • Collate and manage data for key performance indicators as agreed within the contract
  • Maintain SHE administration documents
  • Ensure work undertaken meets client and legislative quality standards
  • Ensure effective management of occupational health and health surveillance data to analyse risks of HAVS and other occupational hazards
  • Ensure adequate and timely information and potential issues is submitted to operational management in the form of monthly SHE reports
  • Timely briefing of updated legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and client standards to operational management
  • Briefing of potential issues and solutions to operational management in a timely manner
  • Supporting the production and delivery of safety alerts, presentations & briefings where required to raise awareness
  • Deliver inductions to operatives and new starters


NEBOSH General Certificate
Full UK driving licence
New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA)/Streetworks Card (preferred)

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Knowledge of legislative requirements and best practice in safety, health, environment and quality
  • Experience of audits, inspections and recommending preventative action
  • Experience of CDM Regulations
  • Ability to influence
  • Environmental Qualifications – desirable 
  • Quality auditor or a solid understanding 
  • Strong communicator with an ability to manage SHE matters
  • Strong critical and IT skills with the ability to produce plans, spreadsheets, reports, alerts and presentations
  • Experienced SHE professional in operating in large projects with the ability to strategically champion the contractual SHE plans 

What’s in it for you?

As a valued employee of the M Group Services Water Division, you’ll be entitled to: 

  • Private Health Care
  • Matched Pension Scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunities to progress in a successful company
  • Life Assurance
  • The option to take out Personal Accident Insurance
  • The ability to partake in Payroll giving
  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity policy

Who doesn’t like a discount? You will have access to your ‘My Rewards’ portal. This provides amazing reductions on 1000’s of purchases including Mobile Phone, Utility bills & top retail brand discounts.

Here’s a few so you can see the type of saving’s you can make:

Up to 7% discounts on major supermarkets
Up to 52% on Cinema tickets
Up to 33% on holidays and travel
Up to 10% on restaurants and takeaways
Up to 25% off gym membership

What are you waiting for? Apply today!


About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors in the UK & Ireland. We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service. We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to over 10,000 skilled specialists working from 240 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.

At M Group Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

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