Health & Safety Manager - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Health & Safety Manager

Closing date: 17/09/2017
Salary: £ Up to 36k depending on experience + excellent benefits

Job description:

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is an established and growing multi-academy trust committed to providing the highest quality education to enable every pupil to realise their full potential.  

With head office in Nottingham, covering Sheffield, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire regions, L.E.A.D. is rated as one of the top 7 academy trusts nationally. L.E.A.D. currently has 21 academies, with further growth planned. This is a unique opportunity to join a thriving and successful organisation. 

As an experienced and self-motivated health & safety professional, you will partner the Board and play a key role in ensuring a safe workplace environment for the Trust to help us achieve this. 

In this newly created role, you will be responsible for championing the Trust’s statutory obligations via the provision of training, regular policy review, inspections and reporting. You will bring a ‘hands on’ and commercially focussed approach to maintaining and developing L.E.A.D.’s approach to the safety of our employees and pupils both on our sites and off site trips.  You will also be pivotal in securing and developing a client base across the region to grow the health and safety services and capacity within the Trust. 

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to constructively challenge senior stakeholders, with a successful track record of providing competent risk focused Health, Safety and Environmental advice, ideally previously within a Local Government, Education, Social Housing or Facilities Management sector. 

Closing date: Sunday 17 September 2017 

This is a full-time position and will be based in Nottingham, although travel between the sites in the East Midlands region will be expected.  In return, L.E.A.D. offer excellent benefits including, 38 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) plus a generous local authority pension scheme.

This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally and to impact upon children’s learning.

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust was recently named by Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw, as a "high performer" and that it should be used as an example to others.

 'The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is one of the strongest sponsors operating in the East Midlands, with a track record of successfully improving underperforming schools...' Department for Education, 29 May 2015, Leicester Mercury

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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