Modern Apprenticeship | 1 Position available

Health & Safety Advisor

Scottish Borders Council


Health & Safety Advisor

Scottish Borders Council

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£8,304 to £14,965 per year MELROSE Full-time (35 Hours) JB Management 31/01/2021 SCQF Level 7
This employer is part of the Disability Confident scheme. This means if you identify yourself as disabled, and meet the minimum criteria for this job, you should be offered an interview.

Job overview

As a Modern Apprentice, you will be working within the Health & Safety team at Scottish Borders Council . You will carry out a range of Health & Safety activities across the Scottish Borders.

What will I learn?

You will undertake a formal modern apprenticeship in Occupational Health & Safety and will gain a SVQ Level 3 qualification on successful completion. You will combine on-the-job learning with a programme of training and development. You will be predominantly based at Council HQ/Home, but you will be expected to travel regularly to various locations in the Borders.

What qualification or qualities are required?

4 standard Grades at bands 1-3 (including English and Maths) or 4 National 5’s A-C (including English and Maths) or SVQ Level 2 in Business & Administration, or equivalent.
Alternatively hold 4 standard grades (grade 3 or above) and possess, or currently be studying towards, a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety.

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.*
* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities
An interest in the subject(s)
Be able to communicate with a variety of people
Be willing to adapt to different tasks
Able to work with others

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