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Summary Information for vacancy - reference B5OWSE


Health and Safety Executive




RG24 9NW, Basingstoke, Hampshire, South East

Closing Date

12 April 2010

Interviews start

Not specified





Pay frequency


Appointment Terms

Fixed-term contract

Working Arrangement

Full time,Part time,Job share

Travel required


No of vacancies


Field of work


Brief Description

The aim of the job is to establish better links with the migrant worker community, raise awareness of health and safety rights and responsibilities in the workplace and improve intelligence of migrant worker workplace health and safety concerns. You will be required to work alongside partner organisations at various locations across the South East of England. A clean, current, up to date driving licence is desirable.

Vacancy description

This is a frontline job, requiring the successful applicant to:
• Be fluent in Punjabi with a good knowledge Urdu or Hindi, with a good command of spoken and written English.
• Deal with individual workplace queries or complaints, establish trust and confidence, summarise facts, seek advice and translate this into a language and context that migrant workers are able to relate to and understand.
• Plan, organise and secure speakers, and materials for group sessions and events on workplace health and safety topics.
• Source and write contributions on health and safety for inclusion on migrant worker websites and newsletters.
• Gather information about workplace health and safety concerns by keeping reports and records and carrying out surveys.

Language Skills

You will need to be fluent speakers of either Punjabi, preferably with a good knowledge of Urdu or Hindi, with good command of spoken and written English


• Communicates openly,clearly and consistently with people.
• Persuades and influences people.
• Builds and maintains a useful network of contacts
• Manages own time and resources effectively

Further information

CRB check required - Yes

Regulated by OCSC - Yes

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - No

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