Staff Health, Safety and Wellbeing Adviser
£28,931-£34,238 per annum
22.5 hours per week
The working pattern is flexible
52 weeks per annum
Start date 3rd January 2024
The HR team at Abingdon and Witney College are looking for a Staff Health, Safety and Wellbeing Adviser to develop, co-ordinate and administer a range of health, safety and wellbeing services for staff.
The role involves supporting managers with staff risk assessments, carrying out DSE assessments, ensuring staff are suitably trained in all areas of health and safety, maintaining records relating to staff including supporting the Head of Health and Safety with overseeing Fire Wardens, First Aiders and Minibus Drivers, as well as ensuring staff compliance with health and safety software such as driving for work and training requirements.
The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and time management skills as well as the ability to communicate well with colleagues at all levels of the organisation, be qualified to Level 3 in Health and Safety (or willing to qualify), and have the ability to produce thorough and accurate risk assessments.
In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more.
Closing date: 3rd December 2023 (midnight)
Interview date: 18th December 2023
No candidate will meet every single desired qualification / criteria. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!
AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks.
Abingdon and Witney College are committed to safer recruitment practices. In addition to our pre-employment checks, we will conduct an online search. This includes checking Google main results feed as well as the ‘News’ and ‘Images’ tab. We will be checking for any publicly available information that suggests the applicant may not be suitable to work with children or young/vulnerable people or content that could potentially damage Abingdon and Witney College’s reputation. This may include inappropriate posts, comments or images displaying evidence of offensive or inappropriate behaviour, jokes or language, discriminatory comments, inappropriate photos, drug or alcohol misuse.
In order to apply, please go to our Abingdon and Witney College website where you will be able to complete our online application form: www.abingdon-witney.ac.uk/about-us/work-with-us