Safety Advisor / Health and Safety Officer

£43218 - £47334 per annum
19 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Bluetown Online
Health & Safety
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Safety Advisor

Location: Preston

Salary: £43,218 - £47,334

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Grounded in robust science and decades of experience, the Company is the authoritative voice in the UK and beyond for technological development within the nuclear power sector.

Their unparalleled understanding of the science, challenges and opportunities makes them an unrivalled authority and partner in the field, providing experts, technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations around the world.

Harnessing potential technologies and translating them into to industry-ready solutions means their pioneering approach spearheads international improvement and technological progress.

They work on projects as small as drilling a hole to analyse underground wastes with their integrated microdrilling technology, or as large as developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft, based on radioactive materials.

The Role:

They are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Safety Advisor with sound knowledge of UK health and safety legislation to support operations at the Company`s Preston Laboratory, ensuring that the business complies with all regulatory and legislative requirements.

The post holder should be adaptable with an enthusiastic attitude and be a strong communicator able to interact with multi-disciplinary teams to build effective partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

* Advise management & work colleagues on Safety, Health & Environmental matters, operating as the Subject Matter Expert
* Championing change to ensure efficient & effective EHS processes
* Undertake EHS compliance audits/inspections
* Investigate accidents and incidents and deliver intelligent corrective actions
* Deliver EHS training courses, inductions, briefings and tool-box talks
* Review and approve risk assessments/method statements, procedural instructions
* Management of dashboards, metrics and actions
* Instrumental in encouraging safety observation reporting & task observations
* Championing EHS improvements
* Management of emergency response

The Ideal Candidate


* Relevant experience of working as part of an EHS team
* Providing proactive support to operational business units, attending appropriate safety committees, forums and working groups
* Detailed knowledge of UK legislation in relation to EHS operators including:

* Quality Management Systems 9001, 14001, 27001
* Fire Safety Order 2005
* Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017

* Strong communication and presentation skills
* Detailed, conscientious and analytical


* Degree or HND qualified in scientific discipline (e.g. chemistry/physics) or relevant level of experience
* NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent)

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