Health and Safety Assistant

37 hours per week • Salary: Up to £22,000 (depending on experience)

Application Deadline: 22/10/2018
Interview Date: 01/11/2018
Location: Main Campus

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to join our Health and Safety Team. Your main responsibilities will be to manage the work placement of students in accordance with health, safety and insurance legislation and provide general assistance and support to the Health Safety Department, ensuring safe practice across all College sites. You will also be part of the First Responder Team of which full training will be provided.

The role will include visiting employers and carrying out inspections, so a full driving license and access to a vehicle will be required.

You will need a high level of personal integrity, with proven experience of handling sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy and with complete regard for confidentiality.

You will be qualified to Level 3 Health and Safety and be IT literate with experience of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).You will also have excellent communication skills and excellent hazard spotting skills across a wide range of disciplines.

An extremely organised approach is required together and the ability to prioritise and manage a heavy caseload is essential to meet deadlines, as are flexibility and responsiveness to change.

The vacancy closes on the Monday 22nd October 2018 and interviews will take place on the Thursday 1st November 2018. Please ensure you are available on this date.

We are only able to contact you if you are shortlisted for interview, and we will do this via e-mail so please ensure we have your accurate contact details when registering. All shortlisted applicants are required to complete a self-declaration and disclosure form prior to interview. Satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and medical clearance will be required for successful job candidates.

This is your opportunity to make your mark in a rewarding further education environment. In return, you'll get an excellent salary, pension and benefits package, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays pro rota, and great career progression and development opportunities.

The City College is committed to providing an environment where students, staff and all members of the College community can feel safe and secure.

Thank you for your interest in Southampton City College.

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