Health & Safety Advisor, Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston CollegeKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Health & Safety Advisor BLUH59987
Kingston, Carshalton, Wandsworth, Tooting & Merton
Salary £37,144 - £41,603 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance

We’re now looking for a Health & Safety Advisor to join us and provide competent advice on Health & Safety matters to College managers, staff and the users of College services. Working across all four College sites, you will develop and manage the College’s Policies, strategies and performance for Health, Safety and Environmental activities and be responsible for ensuring a compliant, safe and sustainable College in which to work and study.

Analysing and evaluating College compliance with appropriate standards, you will implement monitoring systems to assess accidents and incidents across the College group whilst reporting and making recommendations to reduce further risk. Taking a lead in ensuring that the College is at the forefront of good practice in respect of environmental issues, you will promote recycling and energy efficient principles and develop strategies and procedures for implementing ‘green’ initiatives.

With a flexible approach and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, the successful candidate will have significant experience working as a Health & Safety Advisor, Officer or Manager and hold a nationally recognised Health & Safety qualification such as NEBOSH General Health & Safety certificate. With the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, you will be able to produce and analyse data and present reports appropriate to a variety of audiences.

With up to date knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and HSE requirements, you will have highly developed communication, interpersonal and prioritisation skills and have experience of delivering Health & Safety training to teams. You will need to be results focused whilst promoting and ensuring good practice and have the ability to resolve problems effectively.

Candidates who have membership to an appropriate trade of professional institution are highly desirable, as are those who have an awareness of requirements concerning large scale building projects.

The post holder will be required to work across all College sites.

This position is permanent, full time.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Monday 26th February at Midday

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice childcare vouchers scheme and cycle to work scheme.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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More about Kingston College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8546 2151
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