Safety Administrator

Discipline: Facilities
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: £28,938
Contact email:
Job ref: 007402
Published: 19 days ago
Expiry date: 30 May 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Safety Administrator to join the National Theatre Safety Team on a 24 Month Fixed-Term Contract.


The purpose of the role


This is an outward-looking role designed to coordinate the work of the Safety Department by supporting the work of safety advisors as they support the rest of the organisation.


The post will act as the administrative reference/contact point for the Safety Team and will work closely with other Administrators across the organisation.


This role involves administering actions resulting from fire risk assessments, audits, inspections, and strategic and operational meetings. The role holder will support the delivery of the NT’s safety strategy, which includes presenting information, instruction, and training. The role holder will support the prioritisation and management of tasks carried out by the team and may represent the safety team at meetings where safety presence is required.


Although the role holder is not required to hold safety qualifications, there are opportunities for the selected candidate to be given health and safety training to support their work and development.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Previous experience in a similar administrative role.

  • Experience in writing and delivering system processes.

  • Experience of core PA duties such as diary management, note/minute taking and typing.

  • Experience of the full range of administrative skills including computer literacy in Word, Excel, MS Office and other programmes.

  • Awareness of Health and Safety Legislation.

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!

Download the Job Description here. 

Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows and NT Talks and Events, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is  Thursday 30th May 2024 at 12 noon.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024