Make the world a safer place
Based in the North East, you’ll be working in the team that are responsible for ensuring that all our people return home safe and sound every night. Working closely with others, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to build a successful career in the health and safety industry.
Our Health, Safety and Environment Apprentices are essential in pushing our world-class safety culture and putting our ‘Zero Harm’ agenda into practice throughout the business. Responsibilities you could take on include:
- Making sure we stick to our legal and ethical requirements
- Coming up with new ways to keep our customers and partners away from danger
- Delivering worktops to employees to ensure they’re aware of our safety values and provide expert assistance to all levels
- Investigating accidents to figure out how we can prevent them from happening again
What we look for
We’re looking for people who have a safety-first attitude and who are interested in gaining the experience needed to lead our Zero Harm agenda in the future. You’ll be liaising with employees, contractors, stakeholders and senior leaders, so you’ll need good communication, presentation and influential skills. Overnight stays could be involved, with the potential for these to be outside of England so you must be confident in travelling. As lots of travel is involved in this role, having a driving licence and own car is essential. There will be the flexibility to work from home sometimes however, apprentices are encouraged to have regular collaborative time in our offices around the region with the support of their team.
We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society, so we’re keen to hear from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. The only barrier to applying would be if you didn’t have the right to work in the UK and were unable to obtain it without our support.
What is involved with studying for an apprenticeship?
Your apprenticeship is made up of learning on the job, but also gaining the academic skills to put into practice in your day-to-day job. As a result, you’ll complete the apprenticeship as part of a structured learning programme alongside working in the role. The learning programme is made up of a suite of modules and milestones and you’ll be required to evidence your work against these modules via tasks and assignments. For some apprenticeships, you may also undertake additional technical qualifications, which include studying for, and taking an exam. Once you have completed your modules and milestones, you’ll then move to your End Point Assessment (EPA) which is typically made up of an interview and a project. Once you pass this stage, you will receive your apprenticeship qualification with us.
What’s in it for you?
Throughout the scheme, you’ll be working towards a Level 3 Health & Safety Apprenticeship, starting on a salary of £20,000. Travelling is something you’ll be doing a lot in this role, so you’ll be able to claim back from a car allowance. As you grow, building your skills and knowledge, you’ll be given plenty of opportunities to grow that. Once you complete the apprenticeship, you could be earning as much as £32,000. Plus, you’ll also be able to enjoy some fantastic benefits, such as:
- Company pension
- 25 days holiday
- Your birthday off
…and loads more!
Apprenticeship: Level 3 Health and Safety
Duration: 18 months
Start Date: September 2022
Requirements: At least level 1 qualification in Maths and English and full UK driving licence with no more than 8 points (3 points if you’ve had your licence for two years or less)
Salary: Starting salary of £20,000, with an increase to £23,000 after 12 months. Final salaries can be in the region of £30,000-32,000 + amazing benefits