Workplace Health and Safety Vetting Officer, Gateshead

Closing date:Expiring soon

Gateshead CollegeGateshead

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £11,342 leading up to £12,394 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Overview of post

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Health and Safety Team as a Workplace Health and Safety Vetting Officer.  You will be required to visit an array of businesses to ensure the safety of learners in the work environments through the completion of adequate, timely and appropriate H&S vetting in accordance with the College and Futurework procedures to confirm that the workplace complies with all relevant legislation and standards and that appropriate risk assessments are carried out for specific learners.

You should have an excellent track record of Health and Safety and be educated to NEBOSH certificate or an equivalent level 3 certificate.  It is essential that you are able to demonstrate a comprehensive range of health and Safety knowledge, a ‘can do’ attitude and prioritise your work load.

If the above is something that interests you please read the full job description and person specification. If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career, then apply now demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role within the additional information section on the application form, no later than midnight Monday 21st October 2019, interviews are being held on Monday 28th October 2019.

Once you have submitted your online application you will receive an acknowledgement email from hrsystems@gateshead.ac.uk.  All candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. If you are short-listed, the email will provide you with everything you need to know about the selection process. You are encouraged to check your emails regularly.

About the College

As an outstanding organisation and business (Ofsted 2015) we pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students have the best possible opportunity to secure a prosperous future. We have been ranked the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training.  In 2018, the college was named the Top Company to Work For in the North East and also Best Not-For-Profit company in the region.* We provide education with employment edge; it is one of the things that sets us apart from other colleges and has made us so successful.  

*Awarded by NCJ Media – Best Place to Work North East 2018

Gateshead College take all reasonably practicable measures to reduce the risks presented to employees undertaking business-driving duties as part of their role to an acceptable level as required under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. If you are required to drive as part of your role, it is essential that you provide us with a copy of your Business insurance certificate, and a copy of your driving license and vehicle check.

Our Benefits

We also have excellent benefits to offer with this role; 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time), a career average pension with Local Government Pension Scheme, a fantastic rewards scheme on discounts at a host of retailers exclusively for Gateshead College employees, free gym membership, on-site parking, company sick pay, discount on public transport, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, hair and beauty salon discounts, and many more!

 Gateshead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding the Welfare of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.



More about Gateshead College
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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Baltic Campus, Quarryfield Road, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 3BE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 4900300
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