H&S Officer

The Leicestershire College Health & Safety department is seeking an enthusiastic and flexible Primary First Aider/Health & Safety Officer to work as part of a small team.  

On a day-to-day basis the successful candidate will be responsible for attending to requests for first aid assistance along with managing their Health & Safety tasks.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a front line first aid role and/or a Health & safety role. They will be adaptable and able to respond quickly to a change in priorities as they transition between the Health & Safety part of their role into the first aid role.

They will have a passion for Health & Safety and first aid and have some experience of teaching small groups or presenting, as delivering first aid at work training and refresher sessions will be a key part of the role.

The Leicestershire College welcomes applications regardless of age, gender (or transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, disability, race, religion or belief, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled and ex-servicemen applicants who meet the essential criteria. The Leicestershire College positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life and will consider all flexible working applications.

The Leicestershire College is a great place to work and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • On-site parking
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Additional holiday is available to purchase
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Access to onsite restaurant, cafes, and library

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

The successful candidate will be employed by The Leicestershire College a subsidiary company of Loughborough College. The terms and conditions of employment offered by the Leicestershire College are different to those of Loughborough College. Please note that employees of the Leicestershire College are based at Loughborough College.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website.

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th May 2021