Health and Safety Officer


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Health and Safety Officer

Grade E  £25,577 - £28,786 

 37 hours per a week 

Location: Portsmouth

Thinking Facilities are looking for a Health and Safety Officer to provide support on trust wide Health and Safety issues and assist the Head of Estates and Health & Safety with the day-to-day running of the department.


You will be a responsible person and competent in all aspects of facilities statutory compliance.  It is imperative that the successful applicant can provide clear guidance and information with regular communication to all stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities of the role :

(for a full list of  responsibilities  and to vie the person specification please view the attached JD)

  • Provide support on trust-wide Health and Safety issues, visits, audits and inspections of academy premises
  • Assist the Head of Estates and Health & Safety in administration and the day to day running of the Thinking Facilities team
  • To provide remote and face-to-face advice and guidance to academies on their management and application of health and safety legislation and best practice
  • To provide advice and guidance on new buildings-related Health and Safety.

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting time
  • The successful applicant will also have access to the local government pension scheme
  • A pro-rata annual leave entitlement of 26 days, increasing to 30 after 5 years of service.
  • A competitive salary
  • A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the schools and the Central Trust team 
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

Our Trust

As part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer. Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our friendly schools, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

TSAT Health Safety Officer JD.pdf

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