Role: Training Safety Advisor
Location: Northern Area Office – MOD Caledonia, KY11 2XH (Scotland, Northern Ireland & North East England)
Contract: Full time (35h) Permanent
ClosingDate: 25th September 2020 midday
Interviews: Early October 2020
Application: CV & Supporting Statement/Application form
Are you a confident safety practitioner with an understanding of safety management systems with the ability to provide sound safety advice at all levels? Do you relish working within a dynamic, multi-tasking environment as a member of a small team in helping deliver the Sea Cadet Experience to our cadets and also support our volunteers in ensuring that cadet and volunteer training takes place using facilities and equipment that are safe and appropriate? If this challenge appeals to you, then you should apply.
Who are we? We are a vibrant and growing charity delivering life changing nautical adventure and fun for young people through the Sea Cadets. We aim to give young people nationwide the best possible head start in life by building life skills to help provide a brighter future. Additionally our Marine Society College and Library make personal and professional development opportunities available to Seafarers, wherever they may be. This is an exciting time for the charity and we need top talent like you to come aboard and help us realise our goals and maximise our impact.
What we’re looking for. The successful candidate will become a member of the Northern Area team which includes the following areas (Scotland, Northern Ireland & North East England) they will have a wide range of responsibilities relating to assurance of safe systems of training and the provision of advice on Sea Cadet facilities, equipment, stores and armouries. The post holder will have shared responsibilities for the allocation, inspection, maintenance and security of all MOD weapons and ammunition. Additionally, they will also have a shared responsibilities for the inspection, authorisation and allocation of MOD and MSSC owned waterborne assets (sailing, rowing, paddlesport and power), for overseeing the maintenance and training regime for Water Safety Equipment, and for conducting Health and Safety inspections. The role also involves logistics support for Area events and competitions and National events taking place within the Area. Previous experience and knowledge acquired from a similar or related role would be a significant advantage. The role requires competence in working in an IT based environment.
Extensive travelling and evening, and occasional weekend working will be required.
A recruitment pack may be downloaded for information on the role, this includes a Job Description, Person Specification and other useful information.
Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without this, we sadly will be unable to consider your application for this role.
Applicants may also send an optional Equal Opportunities Form by downloading this HERE and sending this to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 25th September 2020
Interviews: Early Octover 2020
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a
Disclosure and Barring Service check.