Head of Health & Safety

3 days left

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and travel to other sites
Circa £40k per annum
17 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Health and Safety practitioner to lead and deliver the effective management of Health and Safety across all our 7 college sites.

This is a key management role and the post holder will provide comprehensive Health and Safety advice to the Executive, Senior Management, Managers and all staff and ensure compliance in all areas.  you will act as the lead competent person for health and safety as defined by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

We are looking for someone who has the skills to work proactively with managers to establish and maintain a system that promotes a culture of safe working practices across college sites.

The postholder will have significant relevant experience working within Health and Safety, a Diploma in Health and Safety Management or Full NEBOSH Certificate – or equivalent and an excellent understanding and knowledge of health and safety management strategies and best practice.

You will possess strong IT skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, as well as excellent organisation skills, and the ability to meet strict deadlines with minimal supervision.

We are looking for an individual who is adept at delivering results in a cross college environment as well as highly motivated, able to work on your own initiative and solution oriented. You will be capable of managing a high workload and be able to prioritise and delegate effectively in order to ensure all deadlines are met.

If you think you meet the above criteria and are interested in finding out more, then please apply now to be considered for the position.

We are offering attractive benefits packages including access to the Local Govt. Pension scheme, generous annual leave (35 days, plus 5 days at Christmas plus 10 bank holidays), and learning and development opportunities.

As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity.

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail hrenquiry@kirkleescollege.ac.uk

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As an employer, we are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Visit the Jobs page on our website for further information.

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