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Health & Safety Adviser

UWE, Bristol

Location: Bristol
Salary: £44,263 to £48,350 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th February 2024
Closes: 17th March 2024
Job Ref: R07031

About the vacancy:  The UWE Bristol’s Health and Safety Team have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety adviser who is looking to further develop their career in a future-focussed University. The team provides health and safety advice, strategy development, audit, training and support to all Professional Services and Colleges.

The role will take the lead in working to continually improve the University health and safety management system. This will include reviewing, developing and practically implementing policy’s and guidance and maintain a comprehensive annual organisational wide audit and training programme.

A significant part of the role will involve project planning and actively engaging key stakeholders as the University works towards ISO 45001 certification.

About you: This role will best suit a proactive, highly motivated and well-rounded health & safety professional who has excellent communication skills, is able to engage and influence at all levels of an organisation, is customer-focused and able to apply a pragmatic approach to health and safety.

We are looking for someone who has practical experience in developing, improving and maintaining health and safety management systems in a large and complex organisation across a diverse range of health and safety risks.

Where is this role based?

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed.

Given the nature of this role there will also be requirement to work at Glenside & City Campus at times.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 36,000 students and 4,200 staff from right across the globe. Based in Bristol, one of the UK’s most exciting and forward-thinking cities, we are regionally embedded and globally connected, with an established network of employer and academic partners.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and pension schemes as well as opportunities for training and personal development.

Further information

All candidates are strongly encouraged to contact Mark Scott on 0117 328 2214 or email: Mark4.Scott@uwe.ac.uk for an informal discussion.

This is a full-time, permanent post working 37 hours per week.

Job Share: This post is not available on a job share basis.

As a Disability Confident employer, we welcome applications from those who identify as having a disability.

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

UWE Bristol is a campus-based University and it is vital to our success and the delivery of an outstanding experience for our students that our campuses are dynamic and vibrant places to learn and spend time. This role is therefore campus based with some opportunity for remote working at the discretion of the line manager.

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. As we are unable to sponsor anyone requiring a visa for this role candidates must therefore be able to provide their own right to work in the UK.

Please note that UWE does not cover any visa or health surcharge costs.

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