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Health and Safety Officer


Salary:   £32,548 to £36,613
Closing Date:   Monday 06 August 2018
Interview Date:   Monday 03 September 2018
Reference:  PERM-155-2018


Bishop Grosseteste University is seeking to appoint an experienced and dedicated H & S professional who will undertake a wide range of health and safety duties across the University and its subsidiary company BG (Limited) Lincoln.

The successful candidate will be instrumental in embedding and enforcing a positive health and safety culture using a variety of methods, and will be confident in the delivery of promoting health and safety in a variety of different circumstances and situations.  You will be responsible for providing H&S advice and guidance, preparing, reviewing and revising H&S polices, responding to outcomes of H&S audits or inspections and coordination and provision of training and support to staff, students and visitors to the University.

You will be a hands-on, pragmatic, people-orientated individual, with demonstrable influencing skills. It is essential that you will be a team player with the ability to engage collaboratively with staff, students and third parties, organise your own time effectively and have a flexible approach as the work demands will change.

You will hold a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or an equivalent qualification along with significant relevant experience. Previous experience in a Higher Education environment is desirable but not essential. You will have excellent I.T. and communication skills and will be able to work on your own initiative.

Bishop Grosseteste University is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment. In addition to the salary noted above the University offers membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous 35 days holiday plus bank holidays and an additional 3 extra statutory days. We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers) access to gym facilities, prayer room facilities and free parking.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Suzanne Kane, Director of Estates & Facilities on 01522 583614.

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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