Event Safety Operative

Manchester Central is pleased to announce a new vacancy within the Events Safety Team on an annualised hours basis. As an Events Safety Operative, you will be responsible for supporting the Events Safety Team in the effective delivery of Manchester Central’s first aid services to exceptional standards.

The Event Safety Operative would be responsible for providing immediate, lifesaving, medical care and support, ensuring that all aspects of the operation are being carried out safely and within the legal guidelines. You will support the Health, Safety and Sustainability Advisor with the day to day management of the first aid service, including treating patients, managing stock and first aid equipment, venue walkarounds and evacuations, as well as assisting with other relevant health and safety tasks as required. Β 

This role would suit an experienced first aider, who is looking for a new challenge within the events industry. You will need to be enthusiastic and personable with a genuine passion for delivering quality service.

As with all our roles, there will be a multiskilled element to your job and you will be able to adapt to working with relevant departments in a safe and professional manner line with our company policy and procedures. This is a great opportunity to make an impact within a world-renowned conference and events venue.


Your duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing all first aid provision from event build to event breakdown
  • Recording and logging all accidents and incidents accurately
  • Working with Venue Event Managers, providing safety and support and distributing safety equipment and signage
  • Assisting in the evacuation of the building in the event of an emergency
  • Inspecting, managing and maintaining the venues first aid kits, in particular eye wash stations and defibrillators
  • Conducting daily venue walkarounds, checking all fire exits, safety signage and equipment.
  • Conducting regular site safety inspections monitoring the levels of safe working practices in accordance to current H&S Legislation
  • Co-ordinating the cleaning and provision of the first aid room and its facilities.
  • Creating a daily event safety report, detailing any incidents issues or concerns.Β 
  • Assisting the Events Safety Team with internal audits and inspections, and administrative duties.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • First Aid at Work Level 3 Qualification
  • Experience of administrating First Aid treatment
  • High levels of accuracy with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to effectively utilise IT applications and systems including Excel and Word


You must:

  • Be passionate about delivering the highest levels of service with a desire to learn, work hard and progress
  • Have excellent communication skills across all departments in order to build strong relationships
  • Be self-motivated and to work effectively as part of a team

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