Health and Safety Adviser

Health and Safety Adviser

As a Health and Safety Adviser, you will promote a positive health and safety environment across the railway in depots, on trains, at stations and in offices. A typical day will include carrying out risk assessments and identifying how risks can be reduced – ensuring the workplace is safe and complying with legislation and regulations.

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Average Salary

£23,000 - £35,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Investigating accidents and incidents
  • Providing training and guidance on how to reduce risks
  • Monitoring and reporting on health and safety performance


  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Safety awareness


  • GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels
  • Certificate of Higher Education
  • Level 4 NVQ / Diploma or equivalent T Level in Health and Safety or related subject
  • Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Health and Safety or related subject
  • Other relevant health and safety qualifications

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Certificate
  • Level 4 Award
  • Level 4 Certificate
  • Level 4 Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship


  • East Anglia: £29,482
  • East Midlands: £23,303
  • London: £35,323
  • North East: £26,432
  • North West: £25,695
  • Scotland: £30,857
  • South East: £30,017
  • South West: £28,552
  • Wales: £25,341
  • West Midlands: £27,043
  • Yorkshire The Humber £27,344

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