Full Job Description
Job Title: Health and Safety Advisor
Salary: £41,171 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Lingfield, Surrey (open to option of 1-day WFH)
Closing Date: 12th November 2023
Interviews: 23rd November 2023
St. Piers is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and promotes the welfare of all learners.
As part of our safer recruitment process and in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, online searches will form part of this process.
An Enhanced Disclosure with relevant Barring Service checks and full referencing will be required before employment can commence.
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to be the Health and Safety Advisor for Young Epilepsy/St Piers.
On St Piers’ Campus we have a working farm; School; College; medical centre; sports facilities; offices; housing; Residential Homes; a fleet of vehicles; and employees carrying out varied roles, from Occupational Therapists and Nurses, to Teachers, Cleaners and Maintenance Operatives. As part of Young Epilepsy, we have teams who work from London and remotely across the country.
As the Health and Safety Advisor for Young Epilepsy, your job will be to:
- Act as Young Epilepsy’s competent person for occupational safety and health
- Ensure Young Epilepsy fulfils its moral and legal duties to ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees and other relevant persons.
- Advise Young Epilepsy, in all relevant aspects of its undertaking, on how to remain compliant with relevant legislation
You can find out much more about what being a Health and Safety Advisor at Young Epilepsy entails by viewing the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
You will need to be positive, flexible, resilient, and always ready to learn something new. You could be supporting an accident investigation and training delivery in the morning and then supporting a manager to write a risk assessment for a Therapy Donkey visit in the afternoon; no two days will be the same!
Epilepsy in childhood can be frightening, isolating, and is often misunderstood. We stand up for children and young people with epilepsy. We are here for them. We campaign for children’s rights. We provide innovative tools, information, and practical support for living everyday life. We coordinate world renowned research into the causes and treatments of epilepsy and deliver cutting edge health services.
What can we offer you?
- 27 Days annual leave plus 8 days Bank Holidays (pro rata if part time)
- Opportunity to work from home 1 day a week
- Occupational pension scheme
- Health Insurance Plans (Optional)
- Eyecare Vouchers
- Subsidised dining room (Lingfield)
- Gym membership options
- Perkbox, giving you access to nationwide discounts and benefits
- Supported studies
- Opportunities for career progression
- Free parking on Lingfield campus
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, do not delay and apply today!
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Andrew Beales, Health and Safety Advisor on 01342 831329 or 07851 246171. Candidates who are shortlisted for interview are invited to arrange a visit to Campus. Please arrange visits with Andrew Beales only.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible
While we strive to provide an outcome to every candidate who applies to our vacancies, demand on service means this is not always possible. You are more than welcome to contact to discuss the outcome of your application.
Young Epilepsy strives to employ people that reflect the community it serves; therefore, applications from minority groups and people with disabilities are particularly welcomed.
Young Epilepsy is the operating name of the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy. Registered Charity No: 311877 (England and Wales).
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Up to £41,171.00 per year
- Bereavement leave
- Company car
- Company events
- Company pension
- Discounted or free food
- Employee discount
- Free fitness classes
- Free flu jabs
- Free parking
- Gym membership
- Health & wellbeing programme
- On-site gym
- On-site parking
- Referral programme
- Sick pay
- Transport links
- Work from home
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- No weekends
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Lingfield: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Lingfield
Reference ID: REQ000347