Health and Safety Assistant

Purpose of Role To assist in the organisations ongoing H&S review

Responsible to Support Manager

What tasks may be involved?

• Writing risk assessments (with assistance if necessary).

• Standardising documentation.

• Assisting in rolling out new procedures across the organisation.

• Organising physical and digital files.

• Helping to work through the H&S review action plan.

Commitment by you

• Being engaged in the project. 

• Preferably a minimum of 3-4 hours a session (ideally once a week).

• Adhere to the Hope Centre Professional Boundaries, Confidentiality Agreement and Hope Centre Policies. 

• Attend and take part in meetings and training courses as and when required. 

• Two references required.

• Adhere to Health and Safety.

• Contact a member of the Hope Centre Team if you are unable to make your session as soon as you are able: Call 01604 214300 or email 

Commitment by us

• Induction to Hope Centre by volunteer coordinator team.

• Access to training.

• Regular news updates.

• Support sessions.

• Open door policy to the Volunteer Co-ordinator Team.

• Encouragement to try new things.

• Reference can be provided after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering.

Equality and Diversity

• The Hope Centre is committed to equality of opportunity in every aspect of its work. 

• The data collected from volunteers helps the Hope Centre to monitor the success of its equal opportunities policy. 

This role description in no way implies or states that a contract of employment is or will be offered. This is a voluntary, unpaid role.


What qualities or skills would be useful?

• A passion for health and safety.

• Previous H&S experience or qualification (preferable but not essential).

• Good computing, typing, and literacy skills.

• Be able to work through individual tasks till completion (with assistance if necessary).

• A friendly demeanour and positive outlook.


No additional details recorded for this opportunity.

When can I volunteer?

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Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


Oasis House
Campbell Street

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