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Confined Space Rescue Team Members

Other Service Activities
South West
Work Arrangement
Job Type
Full time job
Job Posted
05 Feb 2024


We are currently recruiting for confined space rescue team members to support an increase in demand for our services across the south-west.

This role will involve:

  • Performing all duties as assigned by the Rescue Team Manager.
  • Ensuring all appropriate personal protective equipment is worn at all times.
  • Ensuring all Risk Assessments and Method Statements are completed accurately and stored correctly.
  • Understanding of client work permits procedures.
  • Communicating effectively with our team members to ensure works are operating safely.
  • Always ensuring availability whilst on shift to affect a rescue.
  • Maintaining competence at rescue techniques and assist in rescues as directed.
  • Participating in required training and demonstrates a working understanding of safe working practices.
  • Ensuring their training accreditations are current and suitable for work undertaken.
  • Inspecting and verifying equipment prior before use
  • Recognising worksite hazards and notifying the Rescue Team Lead of any unsafe conditions.
  • Actively participates in toolbox talks and practical demonstrations of rescue techniques.

Personal attributes required:

  • Team Player
  • Physically Fit
  • Customer Focused
  • Flexible
  • Resilient
  • Reliable
  • Rope Access Qualified desirable
  • City & Guilds 6160 03 High Risk Confined space and 6160-08 Rescue and recovery.
  • FREC 3 or equivalent qualification desirable.
  • Security Clearance - must be able to obtain DBS and full security clearance.

Full training is available to those candidates who are suitable for development.

Initially you will engage with us on a self-employed contractor basis, but full employment opportunities will be available for those who show competence and passion for the role.

Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum dependent on experience.

About SA Safety

From our base in Devon, SA Safety operates across the United Kingdom delivering rescue teams, industrial support and accredited training to the high-risk utilities, industrial and manufacturing sectors. We specialise in the provision and delivery of training, rope access, standby rescue teams, rescue support teams, industrial cleaning and face fit testing. Since 2018, we have provided over 100,000 rescue team person-hours to major facilities within the UK power supply infrastructure, and delivered tailored training to over 3,000 students. We offer training on site or at our own fully equipped specialist training centre. SA Safety is proud to be a values-based organisation whose purpose is to deliver and support growth with passion; creating a future where everyone has the chance of a better quality of life, through new skills, investment and opportunity. Our team promotes, influences, trains, explores and advises to deliver maximum benefit for both clients and the communities in which we work. At SA Safety we recognise that our greatest asset is our people. We aim to deliver and support growth with passion and professionalism; creating a future for our business, those who work for us and those around us, where everyone involved with the growth of our business has the chance of a better quality of life, through new skills, investment and opportunity. We pride ourselves on being a good company to work for. As a result the majority of our recruitment has been by word of mouth but new contracts mean we are now actively expanding our team. Over 15% of our team are ex-forces - are we a good fit for you? Get in touch today to discover roles and training available.