Vacancy: Health & Safety Officer

Job title

Health & Safety Officer

Application closing date



Grade 5, level 1-4 (£20,779 – £21,929 per annum) reduced pro-rata

Permanent; term time only, part time, contractual hours 32.5

Job Details

Danesgate is a specialist setting for 5-16 year olds with social, emotional and mental health needs.  The safety of our community is paramount.  We wish to recruit a Health & Safety Officer to take lead responsibility for whole school site Health and Safety requirements, to assess and implement the necessary measures and checks to minimise risks for all staff and students and in order to ensure The Danesgate Community is a safe learning and working environment.

Working as part of our Admin team, this would be a varied and an interesting post so you would be involved in all aspect of Admin in the school, covering reception, invoicing, school lunches, dinner money, photocopying and placing orders etc. Danesgate is a very welcoming and vibrant place to work and offers significant opportunities for professional development.

Please see the job description below for more detail.

Please ring Melanie Shepherd on 01904 642611 for a further chat if you would find this useful.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.

Documents and Downloads

An application form and further details are available to download below:

Closing date:

10th July 2022 at 12 midnight

Interview date:

w/c 11th July 2022

Please submit completed forms by post or electronically to: Danesgate Community, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB or email

Applications are accepted via post or email.