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Radiation Technical Advisor

The University of Manchester - Radiological Protection Services

Location: Manchester
Salary: £36,024 to £44,263 per annum depending upon experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 27th September 2023
Closes: 8th January 2024
Job Ref: PSX-022962
 

Job reference: PSX-022962

Salary: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum depending upon experience

Faculty/Organisational Unit: Professional Services

Location: Oxford Road

Employment type: Permanent

Division/Team: Radiological Protection Services

Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week/ 1.0 FTE

Closing date: 08/01/2024

Contract Duration: Permanent

School/Directorate: Directorate of Compliance and Risk

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The role

To work closely with the Head of Service and Radiation Technical Adviser in providing assurance on the management of the University’s strict liability defence of its uses and disposals of radioactive materials.

To assist with the maintenance of duty of care arrangements made under the provisions of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017, particularly with regards to risk assessment, operating procedures / local rules and materials accountancy.

To manage arrangements for the safe use of x-radiation equipment including risk assessments, standard operating procedures and local rules, and to undertaken conformance / compliance surveys.

To assist in compliance with transport legislation and to liaise with other University staff regarding the export and import of radioactive materials.

To work with the Head of Service to collate submissions to the Office for Nuclear Regulation regarding the Nuclear Safeguards Act 2000 and Additional Protocol.

To assist with the management of process for the use of fissile materials within the scope and provisions of the ONR Safeguards State System for Accountancy and Control.

To work closely with the team in managing and delivering the radiological protection training program.

To work with the Non-ionising Radiation Technical Adviser in delivering a laser safety compliance programme

To work with the team on radiation metrology and other laboratory based activities.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.           

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.

Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Ian Haslam

Email: Ian.Haslam@manchester.ac.uk 

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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