Health and Safety Apprentice WILLIAM HARE LIMITED

The apprentice will support the Safety Health and Environmental Team with day-to-day health and safety advice and guidance to the broader business. The role is essential in ensuring that all Safety Health and Environmental policies and procedures are adhered to and kept up to date across production facilities and construction sites.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £18,00 - £20,000 a year + Car Allowance

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 4.30pm. Friday: 7.30am - 12.30pm. (Breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support the SHE department with the creation, delivery and monitoring of SHE plans which underpin the SHE strategy and supports the achievement of our operational objectives.
  • Be a key participant in the SHE Support Team by participating in the development of the management system and participate in projects to improve the level of its effectiveness.
  • Build and develop effective, collaborative working relationships with the operational leadership and management teams in order to positively influence their SHE capabilities.
  • Work with the operational leadership and management teams to improve our safety culture, and to develop a motivational and rewarding working environment that will facilitate the achievement of business objectives and company values.
  • Champion the use of the SHE management system throughout the Company and ensure the quality of information contained is as required.
  • Ensure the delivery of the company’s SHE KPIs and report monthly on progress. Where areas of non-conformance or areas for improvement are identified ensure that these are raised and escalated as necessary to gain compliance and improvement.
  • Drive the delivery of SHE excellence across the operational areas they are responsible for; support other Advisors in monitoring SHE compliance levels and fostering the relationship between the operational teams and the SHE team to ensure continuous improvement and regular reviews of contract and external customer’s needs.
  • Support and encourage positive employee engagement and communication processes at all levels. Build constructive working relationships with client and union representatives as required.
  • Support SHE initiatives and projects outside of assigned areas of responsibility as allocated by the SHE Manager.
  • Collaborate with the business development team regarding bid support and mobilisation assistance.
  • Support the operational teams in the management of incidents and near misses including incident investigation and the application of SHE guidance in relation to RIDDOR reportable events or other notifiable events with the relevant enforcing authorities.

The training you will be getting

Safety, Health & Environment Apprenticeship Level 3 includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Work-based delivery of Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Full company induction including health and safety
  • 20% Off-the-job time will be given for study/assignments
  • Monthly contact session with your PV trainer
  • Internal training provided by your employer and workplace mentor

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once you complete the qualification you will complete a NEBOSH General certificate and gain IOSH membership at a Graduate level

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Adaptability, Reliability, Able to keep confidentiality


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE which must include Maths and English (Grade c/4) Essential

Things to consider

There is a need for travel to other locations within the UK and nights away to cover the operational activities as appropriate. As such the successful candidate will need to have a UK driving license and be based around the Scarborough/Leeds area. Other locations include Scarborough, Cellbeam, Grantham, Rotherham and Risca

About the employer

The William Hare Group is a family owned business with origins in the UK dating back to the 1880s. William Hare is Europe’s largest independent structural steel contractor, specialising in engineering, fabrication and erection of steel structures – such as Manchester airport (T2), Trafford Centre and Hinkley Point C. Throughout the world, the group has carried out projects in over 50 countries and currently employs over 2000 skilled staff.




Dunslow Road



YO11 3UT

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience




Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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