Health and Safety Officer

Job Overview

The Estates team are responsible for the delivery of services that ensure the physical environments provided to employees, students and visitors support the provision of an outstanding learning experience.

The role will involve advising on H&S legislation and undertaking H&S management audits and tasks such as risk assessment approval, return to work risk assessments, accident investigation and staff and student inductions. You will be part of the Groups environment and sustainability agenda and help to reduce waste disposal and to support the department in the implementation of Estates related projects.

The postholder will also advise the Group Director of Estates, Facilities and Health and Safety on all health and safety matters including legislation, accident investigations and insurance reports, and will service the H&S Committee.

The role also involves being a key member of Inspire Education Groups (IEG’s) secondary response team in the event of an emergency.


Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 days of paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles, term-time only contracts are available.

You will also find above-average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.


Peterborough College
£27,476 – £29,995 per annum depending on T&C’s
Full-time, Permanent
30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and concession days at Christmas