Health and Safety Administrator Apprentice

Location: Wakefield campus, with a willingness to travel to and work from Selby campus and Castleford campus as required.

Salary: £15,924 (16-20 years of age)

             £21,657 (21+ years of age)

            £22,150 (23+ years of age)  

Fixed Term: 2 years

The Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Health and Safety Administrator Apprentice to join our effective team of health and safety professionals. This is an excellent opportunity to develop existing skills or gain new skills within our Health and Safety team.

As an apprentice you will learn various administrative skills whilst working in a busy office environment.

There are many aspects to the role, including health and safety, administration, customer service and problem solving.

The Team

We have a great team, working in health and safety. We’re seeking an enthusiastic, high performing individual who’ll add another dimension and perspective.

The Role

The role will encompass working with health and safety across the Group. This includes;

To support the Health and Safety team in receiving, recording of incidents, near misses onto specialist H&S software system

Assist with filing, photocopying and scanning documents

Ordering supplies for first aid, DSE,

Responding to telephone / email queries effectively to internal and external customers and escalating where appropriate.

Assist in preparation of agendas, minute taking for Health & Safety College meetings, as required, including invites.

As a Health and Safety Administrator Apprentice, you should:

  • Hold GCSE grade A* C / 9 - 4 in English and Maths or equivalent, as a minimum
  • Have a commitment to undertake the apprenticeship training to gain a level 3 Business Administrator qualification and IOSH Working Safely Course

You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • High levels of accuracy
  • A commitment to providing a quality service

See what we have to offer and come and join us. You won’t be disappointed.

Additional benefits include:

  • Generous annual leave (30 days of annual leave + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)
  • Generous, employer contributory, pension schemes
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards

For further details, please refer to the job description.

Closing date:  20 February 2024

Interview date: 28 February 2024

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have worked/resided in if you are the preferred candidate for the post. Further details of how to obtain the additional check is here: Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (