Administrator - Health and Safety Unit

Avery Hill, United Kingdom
£24,948 to £27,929 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
01 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Secretariat - Safety Unit

Location: Avery Hill Campus
Salary: £24,948 to £27,929 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 31 January 2023
Closing Date: Thursday 23 February 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3697

Working as part of Vice Chancellors Office, you will provide general administrative support to the central University Health & Safety Unit (HSU).

The main duties will involve managing diaries, arranging meetings, monitoring and maintaining the team email account, administering the University’s accidents/incidents reporting system and personal safety app (SafeZone), and maintaining relevant records for tasks undertaken by the HSU.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated self-starter to help the University meet and surpass its statutory obligations for health and safety and ensuring staff and students of the University of Greenwich are healthy and safe. 

The University of Greenwich has a growing reputation. One of the largest universities in the capital by student numbers, we are widely recognised for the quality of our learning and teaching, research that is internationally recognised and experiences our students enjoy. As a result, this post will provide an opportunity to experience a wide variety of workplace activities and environments from Facilities Management to Science and Engineering, Education and Health and Liberal Arts and Sciences, within an exciting and constantly developing workplace. Therefore, the ability to provide administrative support in such an environment is essential.

The ideal candidate will have previous administrative experience in a busy office environment, including experience of working to tight deadlines, maintaining records and implementing systems/procedures containing confidential / sensitive information. They will also have good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work both on their own initiative and collaboratively within the team.

Please contact Victoria Wood ( for informal enquiries

Should you have any other queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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