Assistant Health & Safety Officer - Operations

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Wakefield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Sep 2020

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Location: Based at Wakefield City Campus, working across all campus sites will be required. 

Expiry date: 11:00, 18 September 2020

Generous Annual Leave, Discounted Metro Card Scheme, Good Pension Scheme, Excellent Training & Development


As an Assistant Health & Safety Officer, you will provide health & safety operational function for the College by the active promotion of health and safety awareness and monitoring of health and safety related functions, including risk assessments and training and ensuring these are satisfactorily completed. 

This role will involve the following duties:

  • Actively promoting health and safety for the College, through open engagement with students, staff and visitors
  • Work with the Assistant Health & Safety Officer – Compliance, to organise and deliver a structured programme of health and safety training, identifying key areas and compliance with changes to legislation
  • Manage the promotion of risk assessments
  • Organise and implement statutory fire evacuation drills
  • Conduct investigation of accidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses on and off College premises

As an Assistant Health & Safety Officer – Operations you should:  

  • Hold GCSE A* - C / 9 - 4 in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Hold NEBOSH Certificate (or willingness to undertake)

You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good analytical and report writing skills
  • The ability to interpret and communicate complex Health & Safety regulations
  • Ability to work in a busy environment and adaptable to change

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification above.

See what we have to offer and come and join us…. 

Benefits include:

  • Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities, including a comprehensive induction
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Reduced price personal gym membership
  • Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards, Staff BBQ, Christmas Party 

Closing date: 11.00am on Friday 18 September 2020 

Interview date: Thursday 1 October 2020

Transforming lives through learning …

… by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.

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