£15.78 per hour plus £1.90 holiday pay
09 Mar 2020

Role & Department Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a person to gain valuable experience as a risk assessment competent person in our Safety and Compliance Team. 
As a result we are looking for someone who is focused on improvement and self-development. The candidate will be an excellent communicator, a confident self-starter with initiative and have a passion for health and safety.
Working pattern: 36 hours per week
Approx start date: 31 March 2020
Approx end date: 29 May 2020
Queries to be directed to Andy Welton, Facilities Safety & Compliance Manager on 01524 592320 or 07583076357

Job Description

  • To prepare and review both COSHH and General Risk Assessments to the specific needs of the facilities departments/teams and within agreed time frames. 
  • To liaise with a wide range of departments to prepare job specific risk assessments, e.g. cleaners, electricians, plumbers and multi task general maintenance operations
  • To prepare action plans following the preparation of risk assessments to agreed timescales. 

Person Specification

  • The individual must have a sound understanding and application in Health and Safety with a relevant professional qualification; NEBOSH certified or equivalent. 
  •  The Individual must be competent in carrying out and completing risk assessments in addition to the control of substances hazardous to health.
  • A sound understanding of the COSHH Regulations 2002
  • Be able to work under their own initiative and co-ordinate and co-operate with supervisors and managers.
  • Be able to present findings to a range of interested parties.
  • To be an excellent all-round communicator with exceptional written and verbal skills.
  • To have an excellent knowledge of Microsoft products including Outlook and Office 365. 
You are required to submit a cover letter to support your application. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Under the terms of this work, we endeavor to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand.
Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Help and advice on making applications can be found on the Lancaster University Careers pages. Visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers.