A NORTH-east based consultancy is playing its part to help develop the next generation of health and safety professionals as it announces a new appointment for an ambitious young school leaver.
HSEQ consultancy, Quensh, has recruited 18-year-old Lauren Diver as trainee HSEQ co-ordinator after she self-funded her way to gain an industry recognised qualification.
Lauren, who is from Keith, left school in 2019 and undertook a year of study to gain the NEBOSH National General Certificate. The certification is a starting point for those looking to begin a career in health and safety management.
A graduate of the Gordon Schools, Huntly, Lauren decided to pursue a career in health and safety and her determination has paid off as she landed the role at Quensh.
Lauren said: “It is extremely exciting for me to have my first professional job since leaving school and I am very grateful for this opportunity to develop my career with Quensh.
“I am very much looking forward to putting everything I have learnt into practice and gaining valuable on the job training and skills to enhance my future career with Quensh.”
Quensh operates from bases in Ellon and Perth, Western Australia, and curently provides HSEQ support to over 50 customers worldwide.
Andy James, Quensh managing director, said: “Quensh is dedicated to the development of young talent and we are delighted to welcome Lauren to the team.
“Her appointment is a testament to the way she has applied herself to her own professional development.
“We are pleased to offer young graduates the opportunity to launch a career in health and safety as we continue to focus on the development of the HSEQ leaders of the future.”