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Professional Lead for Health & Safety (Academic Faculties)

University of Essex - People and Culture

Location: Colchester, Hybrid
Salary: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd February 2024
Closes: 18th March 2024
Job Ref: REQ08309
 

Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing - People and Culture

Join us and play your part in creating a transformational living, learning and working experience for our students and staff.

We are offering you the opportunity to become part of our Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing team. Our team of dedicated health and safety and occupational health professionals are committed to supporting the University’s core aims of excellence in research and excellence through the Enabling Environments strand of our People Supporting Strategy 2019-2025.

As a member of the Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing team, you will support the University in the implementation of its Health and Safety Policy by providing competent health and safety advice and assistance to Academic Faculties and related services, in accordance with the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and University requirements.

You will be responsible for reviewing and advising Academic Faculties on health and safety arrangements, providing advice and support within Academic Faculties and will monitor safety compliance, thereby helping to provide assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of health and safety management systems.

You will liaise closely with the Professional Lead for Health and Safety (Professional Services), Fire Safety Manager and Occupational Health professionals to ensure a consistent and co-ordinated approach to the management of health and safety.

A full list of skills and qualifications can be found in the Person Specification of the job pack.

Skills and Qualifications
We are seeking an experienced HSE professional, preferably with experience of working across a range of risk areas in a medium to large-scale, complex organisation. You should also have a Degree, Diploma or NVQ/SVQ level 6 in Occupational Health and Safety (or equivalent). You should be a Chartered Member of IOSH, or a Certified Member willing to work towards this.

It is essential that you have excellent communication skills, with experience in the design and delivery of presentations and training.

What do we offer?
As well as working as part of a friendly and supportive team, and part of the wider People and Culture section, you will be part of a diverse community, whose members support each other in contributing individually and collectively to the best of their ability. The University supports flexible and hybrid working for staff members, aiming to support inclusive, agile, and flexible working patterns, reflecting the diversity of the work carried out across the University. Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact resourcing@essex.ac.uk

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Please use the 'Apply' button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please email resourcing@essex.ac.uk.

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