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Apprentice Environmental Health & Safety Administrator (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2716

Queenborough (

ME11 5EL


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 30/07/2020
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2716


Recipharm are still looking to recruit but are unable to interview during the corona crisis. Please continue to apply and KT&A will keep your application for when normal business resumes.

Recipharm is a leading CDMO (Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation) in the pharmaceutical industry employing almost 7,000 employees.

Recipharm offers manufacturing services of pharmaceuticals in various dosage forms, production of clinical trial material and APIs, and pharmaceutical product development. Recipharm manufactures several hundred different products to customers ranging from Big Pharma to smaller research- and development companies.

Recipharm’s turnover is approximately SEK 7.2 billion and the Company operates development and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the US and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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If you are looking to start your career, and are interested in working in Environmental Health and Safety, then look no further.   This fast-paced, busy role with a global contract development and manufacturing organisation could be perfect for you.

In this apprenticeship, you will play a key role within a small team of EHS specialists who oversee and coordinate the safety of of hundreds of staff.  You will provide crucial assistance to this process with administrative support – including logging report forms, observing inspections, and assisting with audits.

As part of the process you will learn from a supportive team and there will be real scope to progress within the company once you have completed your apprenticeship.

This is a fast-paced and busy role.  Tasks will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Carry out EHS administration tasks using all EHS systems
  • Log EHS report forms
  • Adding and removing employees from EHS systems
  • Attend to observe EHS inspections and audits
  • Assist in auditing and updating EHS procedure folders
  • Any reasonable request made by the EHS Manager/Advisor


37.5 working hours per week:

Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 17:30
Friday: 09:00 – 16:15

Each day includes an unpaid 45-minute break


£211.00 per week

£5.65 per hour


  • Basic IT skill (Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Good written communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Has good organisation skills
  • Is willing to undertake an EHS qualification


The successful candidate should be able to use their initiative and have a desire and ambition to develop their skills.


GCSE (or equivalent) Grade A-C/4-9 is required in English and Maths.

If you would like to apply for a vacancy and you’re waiting to receive your confirmed grades, please use your predicted grades in the application process.


On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2020, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.15 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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