|Salary:||£36,333 to £44,414 with potential to progress to £48,423 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||14th April 2023|
Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Chemistry for someone with a passion for Health and Safety looking to use their skills and experience to make an impact by providing an enthusiastic, high-quality and comprehensive professional Health and Safety risk management service to the department.
A key part of this role will be to deliver a high-performing health and safety culture to meet the requirements of legislation, regulations, and university policies. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that all staff, students and visitors have access to appropriate health and safety training and information, and that they are demonstrably competent to work safely within the department.
An important element of this role will be the ability to analyse and design practical solutions to health and safety issues, and an ability to deal with difficult situations, to lead change by influencing behaviours with a high level of tact and diplomacy, at all levels of the organisation. You will work across all departmental areas including the research and teaching laboratories.
We expect you to hold a degree in a science-based subject or have substantial experience in a Health and Safety role. You will have expert knowledge of safety legislation and its implementation, particularly within a Chemistry laboratory setting.
We are looking for someone with Strong leadership and influencing skills with the ability to persuade and influence a wide range of people to achieve changes in behaviour and culture.
We build teams of people whose skills, contributions and identities complement each other to the greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms has a positive impact on the University and the world. We are keen to hear from applicants with appreciation for the benefits of equality and diversity and widening participation.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
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