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Health & Safety Officer

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Salary: Grade 6 £27,025 - £32,236 pa pro rata
Job Type: Support
Closing Date: 09/02/2019
Date Posted: 08/01/2019
Reference: S1674


Health and Safety Officer

Grade 6 £27,025 - £32,236 per annum (pro-rata)

18.5 hours per week – precise hours subject to negotiation and business needs

The University is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and personable professional to its central health and safety team. The role is based within the Estates Department at the Park campus, Cheltenham and line managed by the Health, Safety & Quality Manager, who reports through to the Director of Estates. The role of the team is to provide an effective and efficient safety management service across the whole Institution and work closely with key University partners in the pursuit of mutual excellence.


The post holder will be responsible for maintaining health and safety administration systems and procedures, completing fieldwork/safety training, assisting with the business of the Health & Safety Committee and working with the Health, Safety & Quality Manager to continue developing a University-wide culture of safety improvement and compliance.


Good IT skills are essential and you must also have excellent organisational skills, be able to work under pressure, prioritise workloads and meet tight deadlines. On occasions, the post holder will be required to deputise for the Health, Safety & Quality Manager and be keen to learn new skills, as the University continues to grow into new areas of academia and business.


The University offers an excellent benefits package to include Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave in addition to statutory holidays. Flexible working options (subject to business need), staff learning and development opportunities, childcare vouchers, and staff travel schemes. Full details of the benefits are available on our website.


Closing Date:     Monday 2nd September 2019

Interview Date:   12th September 2019


Base location: Park Campus, Cheltenham 


Please download and save the Application for Employment Form to your computer. You will need to complete this form as part of the online application process. Your application will not be considered without this form.   

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.



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