Training Safety Advisor (Northern Area)

Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC)
Dunfermline, KY11
£25,000 + Benefits
Closing date
25 Sep 2020
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Role: Training Safety Advisor

Location: Northern Area Office – MOD Caledonia, KY11 2XH (Scotland, Northern Ireland & North East England)

Contract: Full time (35h) Permanent

Salary: £25,000
Closing Date: 25th September 2020 midday

Interviews:  Early October 2020

Application: CV & Supporting Statement/Application form

Are you a confident safety practitioner with an understanding of safety management systems with the ability to provide sound safety advice at all levels?  Do you relish working within a dynamic, multi-tasking environment as a member of a small team in helping deliver the Sea Cadet Experience to our cadets and also support our volunteers in ensuring that cadet and volunteer training takes place using facilities and equipment that are safe and appropriate?  If this challenge appeals to you, then you should apply.    

Who are we? We are a vibrant and growing charity delivering life changing nautical adventure and fun for young people through the Sea Cadets.  We aim to give young people nationwide the best possible head start in life by building life skills to help provide a brighter future. Additionally our Marine Society College and Library make personal and professional development opportunities available to Seafarers, wherever they may be.  This is an exciting time for the charity and we need top talent like you to come aboard and help us realise our goals and maximise our impact.

What we’re looking for. The successful candidate will become a member of the Northern Area team which includes the following areas (Scotland, Northern Ireland & North East England) they will have a wide range of responsibilities relating to assurance of safe systems of training and the provision of advice on Sea Cadet facilities, equipment, stores and armouries.  The post holder will have shared responsibilities for the allocation, inspection, maintenance and security of all MOD weapons and ammunition. Additionally, they will also have a shared responsibilities for the inspection, authorisation and allocation of MOD and MSSC owned waterborne assets (sailing, rowing, paddlesport and power), for overseeing the maintenance and training regime for Water Safety Equipment, and for conducting Health and Safety inspections.  The role also involves logistics support for Area events and competitions and National events taking place within the Area.  Previous experience and knowledge acquired from a similar or related role would be a significant advantage.  The role requires competence in working in an IT based environment. 

Extensive travelling and evening, and occasional weekend working will be required.

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without these documents, we will sadly be unable to consider your application.

Deadline: 25th September 2020 with interviews to follow shortly thereafter.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

We at MSSC are passionate about providing a brighter future to young people nationwide and to seafarers, wherever they may be.

MSSC’s vision of being the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning aligns these two great charities under a common cause – to support all of our beneficiaries so they can achieve their best potential, whatever path they choose.

For the Sea Cadets, this means: inspiring and supporting the next generations through nautical adventure so they can realise their potential and grab a better future.

For the Marine Society, this means: Enabling seafarers with the right tools to get to where they want to be through learning and self development.

Contact Us
  • 202 Lambeth Road
  • London
  • SE1 7JW
  • GB
  • 0207 654 7051
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