Health & Safety Trainer

Job Title: Health & Safety Trainer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Marlow
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-16
Reference: 4922
Contact Name: Millie Fogg
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2019 16:47

Job Description

About the role:

We are currently seeking an engaging and hands-on mobile Trainer to join our successful and innovative Health & Safety team.

You will be working across the whole of the operational business, training our colleagues to be safe and compliant in their day to day responsibilities.

The focus of this role will be in the delivery, to feed into the 14,000 training days we offer each year.

We’re always planning ahead to make sure everyone can continue to enjoy fresh water and can appreciate clean rivers.  You will be supporting the operational division that supplies an extraordinary amount of water – around 18 billion litres a week, and who supports 15 million wastewater customers.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

This role will predominately be delivering Confined Space training therefore you will require demonstrable instruction experience in Breathing apparatus and confined space. We’re seeking a passionate individual that can deliver training and assessments to a high standard to our staff base; conduct on site or in centre assessments of candidate's competence; and, plan and organise work with individuals and team members.

Key skills required:
  • L3 EAT (Education and Training)
  • Breathing Apparatus Instructor
  • Confined Space Instructor (demonstratable experience or better)
  • Nebosh or Iosh Trained
You will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, at all business levels specifically in presenting; be known to have a meticulous and diligent work ethic; and have the ability to complete and return all documentation in a timely manner.

What’s in it for you:

Do you want to be a part of a company that provides an essential service to our 14.4million customers? Do you pride yourself in being able to make a real difference to deliver excellent customer service? Come and join the largest water utilities company based in the Thames Valley on our journey to deliver new services in partnership with our business.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our refer-a-friend bonus, where you can receive up to £1,000 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company. 

We’re also proud to be here for our local community around Reading, offering all of our teams two days paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities.

About us:

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes.  

As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That’s why, at Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open. We’re passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future.

We’re also turning poo into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities.

Together, we’re building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet.

Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy.