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Director of Estates and Health & Safety

Weston CollegeNorth Somerset

Weston College is a fast paced organisation which has diversified and grown significantly over recent years. In addition to Further and Higher Education and Apprenticeship provisions, the College also provides Prison Education across the South West and South East and operates a hotel and conference centre. Furthermore, building on its well established reputation, the opportunity to further expand its commercial contract activity is expected to come to fruition in the coming months.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the postholder for this new role will be directly responsible for the delivery of the College Group’s Estates and Health and Safety function, ensuring alignment with the strategic direction of the College and its Estates Strategy.

This role requires autonomous, authoritative and decisive leadership and management of health, safety & environmental matters for the College as a whole. Alongside, long-term comprehensive and integrated physical resource planning for the College, its faculties and departments.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted 'Outstanding', its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by TEF, and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Platinum' by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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