Health and Safety Officer

2 days left

Location
Inverness, Highland
Salary
£27,470 - £31,189 per annum
Posted
22 Nov 2021
Closes
05 Dec 2021
Ref
UHI/1149
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

35 Hours (1 FTE) Fixed Term Contract

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 

We are currently seeking a Health & Safety Officer to join us on a 12-month fixed-term basis.

Key Responsibilities are:

  • To work with professional services managers and curriculum managers, to establish, encourage and enable compliance with College Health & Safety policy and protocols.
  • To administer and deliver a robust internal audit and inspection programme throughout the College functions and estate,
  • Strive to educate and influence the College community with the aim of reducing harm and injuries, liability risk, supporting training, inspections, departmental audits,
  • First line administration of the College’s electronic Health & Safety Management system

The ability to work on own initiative and to seek innovative solutions and improvements is essential.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG scheme membership prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: 5th December 2021

Shortlisting will take place on 6th December 2021

Interviews will be held on 14th and 15th December 2021

For informal queries regarding this post, please contact Inverness College UHI Recruitment Team on 01463 273210 or Recruitment.ic@uhi.ac.uk.

Job Profile  Job Profile document

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

 

 

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