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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Salary of £18,310 plus excellent benefits

Gloucester, GB Morecambe, GB Morecambe, GB Hove, GB Bridgwater, GB Hartlepool, GB Near Leiston, GB

Career Area:  Early Careers

Health, Safety & Environment Apprenticeship

A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero.

Join our Health, Safety & Environment Apprenticeship and you can make an immediate impact, powering the nation today whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow.



What is the Health, Safety & Environment Apprenticeship?

Do you want to begin a career in Health & Safety or have you thought about re-training and starting down a whole new and exciting career path? Do you have a passion for wanting to make a difference, wanting people to go home safe both physically and mentally?


If so, then this exciting new opportunity is the chance you’ve been waiting for. 


The role of an apprentice Health and Safety Advisor is extremely varied and will require you to be able to demonstrate certain behaviours:


  • Compassion, empathy and to be able to positively influence behaviour in others to achieve desired outcomes and resolution of conflicts.
  • To be inclusive and to demonstrate fairness at work by committing to equality and diversity.
  • To be able to communicate effectively.



What salary and benefits are we offering you?


  • Starting salary of £18,310 plus excellent benefits
  • 28 days’ annual leave
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Wellbeing, physical and mental health support services 
  • Outward Bound programme – team building excursion prior to starting in August
  • A dedicated Early Careers Programme Lead for your scheme, as well as the support of a Line Manager and Buddy



Training, development and support for you: 

The apprenticeship will last two years and during this time, you’ll complete different placements across different H&S teams within EDF. You’ll also study online with our training provider, Penshaw View to follow the level 3 Safety, Health And Environment Technician apprentice standard


Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you’ll be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at TechIOSH level, as well as beginning your career as a H&S advisor.

Whilst completing the apprenticeship, you can expect to work with the management and delivery teams of your business unit and ensure both legal and EDF H&S requirements are implemented. You will assist to develop, review, and check the implementation of safe systems of work. Engage with all aspects of the organisation to support the embedment of a culture that everyone can return to their family and friends unharmed every day, whilst also protecting and enhancing the global land, air and water resources for future generations. This will be achieved by inspiring and influencing others to see the benefit of working responsibly, understanding the legal framework and showing how safety, health and environmental management can enhance operational activities.

By the end of the apprenticeship, you the new H&S advisor, will have gained a unique experience and knowledge of the EDF portfolio and completed a level 3 apprenticeship. 

Head to our Careers page for more information about the scheme and Apprentice life at EDF.



Where you’ll work: 

As part of the apprenticeship scheme, you’ll be given the unique opportunity to work at different sites and locations across the EDF portfolio, gaining experience from different challenges in different environments. You will be required to travel and stay away from home at different times.

These locations will be: Portland Road Hove, Bridgwater, Gloucester Business Park, Heysham 1&2, Hartlepool or Sizewell B. All training towards your apprenticeship will be completed remotely. 



To join our team you’ll need:


  • You should have achieved or be working towards 5 GCSE’s A* - C including English and Maths as well as working knowledge of computer applications.
  • You’ll have a passion for H&S and making a difference. 
  • You'll have the ability to work in a team and independently, as well as being able to balance the responsibilities of study and work. 
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) whilst adopting a proactive approach to developing skills.  
  • Compassion, empathy and to be able to positively influence behaviour in others to achieve desired outcomes and resolution of conflicts.
  • To be inclusive and to demonstrate fairness at work by committing to equality and diversity.
  • To be appointed to this role, you will need to meet the criteria for Security Vetting which will, ordinarily, require you to have been a resident of the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years.


Our Assessment Centre will be held virtually on Tuesday 11th June.  
Our selection process is designed to bring out the best in you! We use a strengths-based approach to let you shine and showcase your skills and what truly brings you joy. We believe that embracing our individual strengths lies at the heart of engagement and the motivation to succeed and excel in our work. We’re here to guide you and you’ll find helpful tips and advice about the application process and assessment centre dates on our graduate web pages.   


We will be closing this advert when we have our desired number of candidates.


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