Health and Safety Assistant

Posted 5 months ago by South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Grade 5 (£21,589 - £23,836)
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 23 May 2019

An opportunity has arisen within our Health and Safety section for a Health and Safety Assistant, based at the Training and Development Centre in Handsworth, Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role will be to maintain health and safety throughout the organisation, ensuring compliance with legal requirements, providing health and safety related advice and guidance and effective administrative support to the health and safety section. 

You will be NEBOSH certificate or equivalent trained or working towards with an enthusiasm for health and safety.  Experience in delivering training presentations is essential as is the PTLLS training qualification. Experience in working within a health and safety team is desirable but not essential as coaching and familiarisation will be given. 

Whilst having the ability to plan, prioritise and organise to meet deadlines you must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, have excellent written and communication skills, good interpersonal skills and proven ability in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

For more information about the role contact Lee Patterson on 07979 740239.   A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via the careers section on our website at or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 0900 hours on Thursday 23rd May 2019.  Successful candidates will be informed via email on Friday 24th May 2019.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th May 2019. 

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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