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Safety, Health and Environment Technician Apprentice THE SPENCER ACADEMIES TRUST

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice SHE Technician with excellent IT skills and confidence in technical administration. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for the protection of people whilst also being able to work within a fun and hard-working team environment. You will review accident reporting systems and raise any concerns to the health and safety manager.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Benefits include access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join.

    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 8.30am to 4.30pm (half an hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The SHE Apprentice will:

  • Communicate effectively and contribute effectively in both spoken and written word adapting to the audience to present information or training in an assertive, engaging way
  • Work with others (colleagues and contactors) 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 and promote a positive culture
  • Challenge behaviour that is inconsistent with trust and safety culture
  • Positively influence behaviour in others to achieve desired outcomes and resolve conflicts
  • Be able to identify areas for improvement and suggest sustainable innovative solutions
  • Be able to work within own level of competence, know when to seek advice from others
  • Support the health and safety manager
  • Review and update risk assessments where necessary
  • Review accident reporting systems and raise any concerns to the health and safety manager

Please note the above list is not exhaustive, and other areas may be identified and included as work practices and systems are developed.

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

During your apprenticeship you will undergo remote learning through live webinars, forums, one to ones with a dedicated learning coach.  You will receive constant feedback and coaching through RHG’s team of experienced learning coaches.  

You will gain the Level 3 Safety Health and Environment Technician Standard qualification, an IOSH approved Accident Investigation Certificate (additionally level 2 in English and maths if not previously attained).  

Upon successful completion you will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at Tech IOSH level. They will also be eligible to join the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) at Affiliate level.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary.  That’s why we provide training & significant opportunities for career progression in a dynamic and varied working environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Resilience


GCSE or equivalent Math & English + 3 others (Grade A*/9 to C/5) Desired

About the employer

Spencer Academies will embark on its second decade in 2023, as one of the first multi-academy trusts in England, the Trust is proud to be successful and respected in the East Midlands region. Our Trust has grown a diverse and balanced portfolio of schools, and is currently a family of 26 mixed phase academies, 18 in the primary phase, including 1 special academy, and 8 secondary phase academies. Collectively SAT educates almost 18,000 3-18-year-old children and young people and has approaching 2500 employees. SAT aims to be the local educational employer of choice, with a happy, healthy, high performing workforce. The Trust provides strong moral leadership and good governance in tackling the social, economic, technological and environmental challenges facing the world. The One-Spencer 2025 plan sets out our Trust goals for the next 3 years with a driving ambition to be both exceptional and outstanding, and live each day with the Trust values of Aspiration, Partnership and Responsibility.




George Spencer School Arthur Mee Road Stapleford



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Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

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