Compliance and Health & Safety Manager

Posted 6 months ago by Wakefield Grammar School Foundation
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive starting salary of £40k to £42k
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 6 months ago
Apply by Monday, 4 February 2019

Wakefield Grammar School Foundation is one of the country’s leading families of single sex independent day schools, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Wakefield Girls’ High School, Junior and Senior Schools.

We are looking to appoint an individual to take responsibility across the Foundation for managing its regulatory compliance related activities, as well as principal responsibility for coordinating Health & Safety.

You will:

• Be an articulate individual, able to communicate with a wide range of audiences.

• Have strong influencing and negotiating skills.

• Be analytical. Able to undertake audits, set targets, monitor and evaluate progress.

• Have strong organisational or administrative skills, with the ability to work calmly under pressure.

The successful candidate should hold a NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent and have experience in a similar role, ideally in a large school or education environment, with an excellent knowledge of health and safety in the workplace.

The post is full time all year round, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 08.30 am – 5.00 pm with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website


Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 4th February 2019.