Head of Health and Safety
27th Oct, 2023 Read time 3 minutes

Head of Health and Safety

Location: Abingdon
Last Updated: 27th November 2023

Full Job Description

The job requirements are detailed below. Where applicable the skills, qualifications and memberships required for this job have also been included.

£48,721-£49,767 per annum
28-37 hours per week
52 weeks per annum
Abingdon Campus
Start date TBC
We have an exciting opportunity for the Head of Health and Safety. Taking the lead on all matters relating to health and safety across the college, you will be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all students, staff and visitors to the college.
The College comprises a number of realistic practical training environments that mirror industry facilities. These range from engineering workshops, motor vehicle garages and science labs, to hair and beauty salons and a working farm amongst other facilities. It’s a very diverse role that provides a great opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic health and safety professional to develop their career and make a difference.
Ideally, you will have experience of working in a Further Education College, or similarly diverse environment. You will be fully committed to working proactively and collaboratively across the college to achieve the very best for our students and staff.
A good administrator, excellent communicator and outstanding team player with solid administration skills will thrive in this exciting role. Part time (c. 30 hours) or flexible working patterns would be considered.
In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more.
Closing date: 9 th November 2023 (midnight)
Interview date: 17 th November 2023
No candidate will meet every single desired qualification / criteria. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!
AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks.
Abingdon and Witney College are committed to safer recruitment practices. In addition to our pre-employment checks, we will conduct an online search. This includes checking Google main results feed as well as the ‘News’ and ‘Images’ tab. We will be checking for any publicly available information that suggests the applicant may not be suitable to work with children or young/vulnerable people or content that could potentially damage Abingdon and Witney College’s reputation. This may include inappropriate posts, comments or images displaying evidence of offensive or inappropriate behaviour, jokes or language, discriminatory comments, inappropriate photos, drug or alcohol misuse.
In order to apply, please go to our Abingdon and Witney College website where you will be able to complete our online application form : www.abingdon-witney.ac.uk/about-us/work-with-us
Head of Health and Safety

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