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38 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH
£31,578.25 - £36,678.29 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them.  Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting a team of Event Health and Safety Advisors who will work as part of Glasgow’s 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships team and join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers at Glasgow Life. Working to the Safety, Security & Medical Team Manager, this role is key to the delivery of a safe and successful event. 
The Event Health and Safety Advisors will play a key role on all aspects of event health and safety planning across the World Championships, including sports competition and non-sport provision. 

To be considered for this post you’ll have:
•    The ability, knowledge and experience to be able to provide current professional health and safety advice and guidance on issues relating to event safety. 
•    An understanding and experience of the delivery of event health and safety functions within a major multi-sport event environment. 
•    Experience of working in a dynamic and fast paced major events environment from planning through to event delivery.
•    Strong skills in project management and issue resolution.
•    The ability to undertake on venue duties in a specific venue or cluster of venues, providing support in all event health and safety related matters, acting as an escalation point for related issue resolution. 

The successful candidate will have a NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent whilst a Level 4 Spectator Safety Management qualification will be advantageous. They will also have knowledge of event health and safety legislation and regulation. 

Responsibilities of this role will evolve during the lifespan of the project and it is likely that the role profile will evolve with the changing needs of the Championships.

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing Monday 19 December 2022. 

In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays.  You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK.  Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit 

This post is temporary for a period up to end September 2023.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website