Health and Safety Advisor

University of Surrey - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the University of Surrey, who are seeking a Health and Safety Advisor with strong biosafety experience to work within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences to provide professional advice and guidance and promote compliance.

As the successful candidate you will support the Faculty Health and Safety Manager in the management of health and safety across the Faculty and at times across the University. Deputising on specific health and safety matters, providing core training across the University, partaking in faculty safety inspections, investigating incidents and providing general day to day health and safety advice.

You will have a degree in a scientific subject as well as experience of managing safety within the laboratory environment. It is essential that you have a NEBOSH general certificate, strong communication and organisational skills, experience and sound working knowledge of COSHH (both chemical and biological) and a proven track record in applying health and safety legislation in the workplace.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and access to an excellent variety of staff development opportunities.

For an informal discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Lee Simmons (Health and Safety Manager) on 01483 686497 or via email on

Interviews - Week Commencing 27th November 2017 

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