Administrative Assistant - Health & Safety

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£17,704 - £18,454 per annum
12 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Contract Type

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.

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. This post is also suitable for job share.

Location: Predominantly the Huddersfield centre of Kirklees College

This is an exciting role and would suit those either seeking a new administrative challenge within a busy department or someone looking to take their first steps into a Health and Safety career. In this role you’ll provide administrative support to the college’s Health and Safety department. Working as part of a proactive team you’ll be involved in supporting all aspects of Health and Safety administration with a particular focus on:

  • Administrating and monitoring compliance of the College's Health and Safety management systems
  • Administrating and managing the College's health surveillance system.
  • Liaising with the HR team to ensure records are stored in a timely and confidential manner.
  • Assisting with the collection and analysis of data and statistics and to produce relevant reports in respect of accidents, incidents, near misses and compliance.
  • Scheduling, attending meetings and taking minutes.
  • Raising purchase orders and managing consumables – First Aid, DSE etc.
  • Reviewing low level risk assessments and offsite activity reports
  • Liaising with staff development to arrange and monitor training compliance

As a member of the College's Health and Safety team the post holder will work in an environment of constant change and pressure where an amount of personal decision-making and judgement is required. The post holder must have the ability to work with a wide range of people of all ages from very different backgrounds with very different needs and to respond accordingly to support those needs.

The essential qualifications for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*- C)

A Level 2 Business Administration or Customer Service or equivalent and an IOSH Managing Safely would be desirable for the post although not essential as full training will be given to the successful applicant.

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.

Should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address, so please ensure to check your inbox and spam or junk mail boxes regularly.

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.

Closing Date:  26th February 2021 @ 12:00 midday

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail

Please apply via the link.

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