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APPRENTICE SAFETY, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT TECHNICIAN CHESHIRE PEAKS AND PLAINS HOUSING TRUST LIMITED

You will be working as part of a small team. On a daily basis you will assist to develop, review and check on the implementation of safe systems of work, deliver training (e.g. toolbox talks & inductions), investigate incidents, analyse incident and near-miss data and present findings to the management team.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068495

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be working as part of a small team. On a daily basis you will assist to develop, review and check on the implementation of safe systems of work, deliver training (e.g. toolbox talks & inductions), investigate incidents, analyse incident and near-miss data and present findings to the management team.

 

As a Health & Safety Apprentice you will engage with all aspects of the Trust to support the embedding a culture that ensures everyone is able to return to their family and friends unharmed every day whilst also protecting and enhancing the environment. This will be achieved by inspiring and influencing others to see the benefit of working responsibly, understanding the legal framework and showing how safety, health and environmental management can enhance operational activities.

 ‘WHAT’ – you do!

  • Learning to apply a range of Information technology and interpersonal skills in order to provide an excellent service to both internal and external customers including answering incoming calls, responding to emails and assisting with some basic administrative duties.
  • Learning to work effectively as part of a team as well as on own initiative, developing excellent communication skills and dealing with all queries in an effective and efficient way
  • Learning how to accurately maintain records; both manual and computerised.
  • Gaining a good understanding of risk assessments, safe systems of work together with policies and procedures.
  • Undertake site visits to construction/ refurbishment / repair works to check on site safety standards.
  • Maintaining excellent levels of attendance at college/tutor sessions and successfully achieving a level 3 qualification.
  • To always work in a “safe” way ensuring compliance with legislation, regulatory requirements, best practice and continuous improvement.
  • Always ensure actions and behaviours fully support the Trust’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Successful applicatants will complete the Safety, Health and Environemental Apprenticeship which will include, English, Maths and ICT (if not currently held) Delivery will take place on site and with remote tutorials with their tutor.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of this apprenticeship could lead to a range of opportunities including a team leader or management role within the company or associated industry.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Computer applications (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Subject to review after 1 and 6 months satisfactory working.

About the employer

Peaks & Plains owns and manages around 5000 homes across East Cheshire and the High Peak. Based in Macclesfield, the Trust employs around 180 staff. The Trust exists to help improve lives by playing a part in addressing local housing need and it’s key priorities are to: be a great landlord create great places to live be a resilient business. We are a profit-for-purpose organisation, so any surpluses (profits) that we make are reinvested back into the services that we provide. We don't have owners or shareholders. All profit is for a purpose - to help improve lives.

Employer

CHESHIRE PEAKS AND PLAINS HOUSING TRUST LIMITED

Address

CHESHIRE PEAKS

AND PLAINS HOUSING TRUST

THE ROPEWALKS

SK11 6QJ

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Training

Training provider

APT HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)


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