24 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    to be confirmed

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£66,405 – £72,711 per annum (Inclusive of London Weighting Allowance),

Pay scale

OHCAT Management Pay Scale, L30 – L34

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will;

• Act as the primary point of contact across the organisation for Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability matters.

• Develop and implement health, safety and environmental management systems including appropriate policies, processes and safe systems or work.

• Develop and implement the health, safety and environmental strategy, providing competent, professional advice to OHC&AT.

• Build positive working relationships with key stakeholder including, but not limited to, Executives, Leadership Teams, Principals, Headteachers, Head of Centres, Directors and other colleagues.

• Oversee health & safety investigations ensuring accidents and incidents are carried out appropriately, taking responsibility for reporting of injuries to the HSE (RIDDOR)

• Manage the Health and Safety team ensuring high performance and continuing professional and personal development.

The right person for this role will;

• Have proven knowledge of providing comprehensive and detailed health & safety advice in a complex organisation, ideally within the education sector.

• Have detailed knowledge of health & safety processes and legislation and other relevant legislation related to the education sector, fire safety and risk management.

• Have excellent leadership, management and communication skills.

• Have recognised qualifications, professional membership and proven leadership associated with health and safety, fire safety and risk management.

What the school offers its staff

Please see the attached job description for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Orchard Hill College Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. As an Outstanding provider (Ofsted 2019) and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves.

Pupils and students within the OHC&AT family have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including autistic spectrum disorder; speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; profound and multiple disabilities; and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

Our ambition is to contribute further to improving the education offer for all pupils and students in our communities, including those with SEND. The College offers specialist educational programmes for students aged 16 and over in College centres and satellite provision in London and the South. The Academy Trust enables us to build on and extend scope of our work in these geographical areas, so that Academy pupils can also benefit from our expertise and access a greater range of opportunities arising from our strong community and stakeholder networks.

Supporting our College and Academies, OHC&AT also operates a range of services and support including Quality and Standards, Learning Support and Business Support.

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