We are currently recruiting for a Health and Safety Apprentice to join our team in London Monday - Friday 08:00am - 17:00pm.
The HSE Apprentice will work with the account management and site team of the
organisation to advise on the statutory safety, health and environmental requirements as they affect the company's operations.
They will assist the management team in ensuring that the legal and company HSE requirements are implemented.
Assist the management team in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of
the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System by updating systems in line with changes in legislation or best practice, delivering training, coaching operational teams and undertaking workplace inspections.
Provide advice on the practical implementation of the company's SHE policies and processes
applying generic industry guidance into the context of the workplace.
Identify the hazards and evaluate:
Support the practical application of the workplace instructions and suppliers' or manufacturers' instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products
Support and assist in the implementation of SHE inspections and monitoring systems demonstrating the balance between enforcement and internal support.
Undertake and/or assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of SHE performance.
Prepare and maintain records relating to safety, health and environmental matters that comply with legal and workplace requirements and are accessible to those who are authorised to use them. e.g., records associated with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations, Noise at Work Regulations, Hand Arm Vibration Regulations or Environmental Permitting Regulations.
Assist the management team in establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Occupational Health, Occupational Hygienists and others as required and directed.
Research Safety, Health and Environmental Issues and best practices. Review updates of health and safety regulations e.g., changes to Construction, Design and Management Regulations or updates to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health along with workplace instructions, making sure that information is from reliable sources.
Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed.
Recognise where decisions have a financial cost and assisting to develop a budget.
Recognise situations where the activity will benet from contributions and expertise of other internal departments such as HR, Finance, IT or Occupational Health.
Communicate effectively: Be able to contribute e ff ectively in both spoken and written styles, adapting to the audience to present information or training in an assertive, engaging way.
Work e ff ectively in a team: Be able to work with others (colleagues, suppliers, clients and the public) and lead by example in a collaborative and non- confrontational way. Be able to adjust to change in relation to the requirements of the organisation.
Contribute to a positive SHE culture. Challenge behaviour that is inconsistent with SHE culture, respect the culture and values of others in contributing a positive SHE culture. Positively influence behaviour in others to achieve desired outcomes and resolve con fl icts.
Drive Innovation: Be able to identify areas for improvement and suggest sustainable innovative solutions.
Use their Professional Judgement: Be able to work within own level of competence, know when to seek advice from others.
Apply the code of ethics: Work within rules and regulations of professional competence and code of conduct as defined by a professional institution. Be able to resist pressures to allow others to utilise unsafe working practices.
Commit to equality and diversity: Apply attributes of equality and diversity to meet the requirements of fairness at work.
Continue their professional development: Identify own development needs and take action to meet those needs. Use own knowledge and expertise to help others when requested. The role will be partly o ffi ce based and partly across the DHSC account to work front providing advice to others on how to work without harming themselves or others, this may include the need to work with some of our teams that are based on shift patterns.
The HSE Apprentice will be required to have achieved or be working towards a good standard of GCSE's including English and Maths as well as having knowledge and experience in commonly used office computer applications.
25 Days annual leave
Auto enrol pension
Other company benefits