• Location: Llanelli, Sa15 4DN
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 07 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer

Coleg Sir Gar
Health and Safety Officer
Application Deadline: 7 April 2024

Department: Estates

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: Graig Campus

Reporting To: Health and Safety Manager

Compensation: £33,850 - £36,094 / year
DescriptionColeg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion are thrilled to present an exciting opportunity for a passionate Health and Safety Officer to join our esteemed team dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of our staff and students on a permanent basis.

This role underscores our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of health and safety across the college. Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, you will work closely with staff, students, and external stakeholders to promote a culture of safety, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices.

As the Health and Safety Officer, you will play a pivotal role in assisting in the implementation and maintenance of the robust health and safety protocols across our campuses.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead initiatives aimed at enhancing safety protocols, contributing to the embedding of a positive health and safety culture, and fostering a proactive approach to risk management.

About the RoleAs the Health and Safety Officer, the main purpose will be to:
  • Develop, review, and update health and safety policies, procedures, and guidelines tailored to the specific needs and risks of the education establishment;
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, regulations, and standards;
  • Support staff by providing advice and guidance on all health and safety matters;
  • Coordinate regular health and safety training sessions for staff as well as delivery of some training sessions;
  • Undertake audits of departments to ensure compliance.

What you will needTo be successful in the role, you will need:
  • Degree, NEBOSH or equivalent Qualification
  • A thorough understanding of health and safety legislation, regulations and guidance relevant to educational establishments
  • Confidence to deliver relevant health and safety training to staff
  • Good communicator with diplomacy and tact
Welsh Language Requirements:
  • Welsh Oracy (Listening/Speaking) - Level 0/1
  • Welsh Literacy (Writing/Reading) - Level 0/1
Persons are welcome to apply for posts in Welsh and applications made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Join us in our mission to create a safe and secure learning and working environment where everyone can thrive. If you are ready to take on this rewarding challenge and make a meaningful impact, we encourage you to apply for the Health and Safety Officer role at Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion.

Shortlisting is likely to be completed week commencing 8th April 2024. If you are successful during shortlisting, interviews are likely to be held week commencing 15th April 2024.

For more information, or to arrange an informal conversation/meeting about this position, please contact .

  • You will receive 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays and five closure days which totals at 41 days holiday per year. You also receive an additional 4 days after 5 years service.
  • Extremely generous pension scheme with employer contributions of 20%.
  • Salary Sacrifice EV Car Scheme
  • Award-winning professional learning and development programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Online and instore retail discounts