Safety Health and Environment Apprentice

AVIDETY LIMITED

Queenborough, ME11 5JS

Closes in 11 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 27 June 2024


Summary

A great opportunity has arisen at Avidety for a new apprentice to start there journey in the health and safety industry. Life with us is never dull; we can offer you a diverse range of exciting careers and opportunities in a stimulating environment, with rewards and benefits that rival many within the industry.

Annual wage
£12,979.20 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Safety, health and environment technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Level 3 SHE Technician Apprenticeship.

Training will be delivered remotely from a tutor at Valkyrie Support Services with monthly sessions within your working week.

Functional Skills in English and maths if required.

Develop your practical skills through classroom and on-the-job learning, incorporating job related technical skills.

Where you’ll work

6-10 cullet drive

Cullet Drive

Queenborough

ME11 5JS

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

VALKYRIE SUPPORT SERVICES LTD

Your training course

Safety, health and environment technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Present and hold an audiences attention, for example when delivering SHE training, toolbox talks, inductions or presenting data or investigation findings to the workforce or management team. Show they can sell the SHE message, have personal impact, deal with challenge, reflect on personal performance, use appropriate language for the audience
  • Assist the management team in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System by updating systems in line with changes in legislation or best practice, delivering training, coaching operational teams and undertaking workplace inspections
  • Provide advice on the practical implementation of the companys SHE policies and processes applying generic industry guidance into the context of the workplace
  • Identify the hazards and evaluate: workplace instructions that are relevant to the individual’s job; working practices in the individual’s job that may harm themselves or others’; aspects of the individual’s job that could harm themselves or others; which of the potentially harmful working practices and aspects of the individual’s work present the highest risks to themselves or others; how to deal with hazards in accordance with workplace instructions and legal requirements
  • Support the practical application of the workplace instructions and suppliers or manufacturers instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products
  • Support and assist in the implementation of SHE inspections and monitoring systems demonstrating the balance between enforcement and internal support
  • Undertake and/or assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of SHE performance
  • Prepare and maintain records relating to safety, health and environmental matters that comply with legal and workplace requirements and are accessible to those who are authorised to use them. E.g. records associated with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations, Noise at Work Regulations, Hand Arm Vibration Regulations or Environmental Permitting Regulations
  • Assist the management team in establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Occupational Health, Occupational Hygienists and others as required and directed
  • Research Safety, Health and Environmental Issues and best practices. Review updates of health and safety regulations e.g. changes to Construction, Design and Management Regulations or updates to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health along with workplace instructions, making sure that information is from reliable sources
  • Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed
  • Recognise where decisions have a financial cost and assisting to develop a budget
  • Recognise situations where the activity will benefit from contributions and expertise of other internal departments such as HR, Finance, IT or Occupational Health
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade 4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Word, Power Point, MSP

    Other requirements

    Be able to work in an outdoors environment Be prepared to work at height Have a full clean driving licence.

    About this company

    Avidety specialise in the refurbishment and construction of overhead and underground electricity distribution networks and is led by experienced industry executives proficient in delivering results. Avidety’s core strength revolves around its team of people who are vastly experienced in the electricity distribution industry. We are proud to employ a diverse and experienced team of people, that contribute significantly to the future success of the business. Our team benefits from many years of collaborative working and we believe that the direct communication link from the Board to the delivery teams creates a culture where all personnel care about their contributions.

    https://www.avidety.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    A future with Avidety, possibly moving in to management programmes.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    VALKYRIE SUPPORT SERVICES LTD

    Tracey Young

    tracey.young@highridgetraining.co.uk

    07718975375

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260852.

    Apply now

    Closes in 11 days (Tuesday 30 July at 11:59pm)

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