Health and Safety Administrator

Health & Safety
An exciting new temporary part-time secondment opportunity has arisen for an internal candidate to join our Health and Safety team as an Administrator.

About the Role

An exciting new temporary part-time secondment opportunity has arisen for an internal candidate to join our Health and Safety team as an Administrator.

You will be providing administrative support in the busy department by:

  • Booking employees on to courses, such as Manual Handling
  • Filing certificates and adding these to databases
  • Co-ordination of Health & Safety documentation
  • Ensuring employees certificates are up to date
  • Liaising with colleagues and external parties in person, on the phone or by email

This is a temporary post working 16 hours per week. If you are already contracted to work more hours than this, you would work the rest of your hours in your current department.

About you

You will –

  • Have previous experience in an administrative role, or are eager to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of Microsoft Office and be computer and data literate
  • Have strong interpersonal skills with people at all levels
  • Be able to plan and prioritise your own workload and deal with conflicting deadlines
  • Be proactive and self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Be able to manage highly sensitive and confidential information

About Us

Founded in 1797, Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand celebrating 225 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family-owned company has carefully sources cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our very own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over 1,000 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high-quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable, and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

Johnstons of Elgin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer wholeheartedly supporting the principles of equality and diversity to build an inclusive workforce. Our aim is to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do to create an environment where our employees feel safe to be their whole authentic self without having to downplay or change parts of their identity. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, which goes beyond those characteristics protected by law to include everything that makes us unique, from our backgrounds and experiences to our personalities and ways of thinking.

We endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and encourage any candidate who requires assistance to contact us at

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement or qualification. At Johnstons of Elgin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but think your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please note all applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid employment in country job is based.

Closing Date Monday 3rd April 2023

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