Role details

Safety Advisor

London   •   £38,511 - £48,743   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Safety Advisor required for a large University in London.
  • Long term career opportunity with a world renound University.

About Our Client

One of the oldest Universities in England and ranked in the top ten best universities in the world. The university has over 10,000 staff and and the estates is valued over £1billion. The property portfolio is made up of numerous properties spread across London, and due to the ambitious expansion plans require a number of Safety Advisors.

Job Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head of Safety in the delivery of Safety Services aims, objectives and agreements including the production and maintenance of Safety Policy, Codes of Practice, Guidance and arrangements
  • Act as the focal point of contact and advisor for the assigned Departments for safety issues
  • Assist Departmental Safety Officers and other nominated safety persons in the maintenance and development of arrangements for the management of health and safety
  • Deliver safety training and coaching as required by the Safety Training Plan under the direction of the Safety Training Manager
  • Conduct audits and inspections etc as required
  • Investigate accidents/incidents and report findings
  • Promote, at the departmental level, awareness of the arrangements for the management of health and safety and the implementation thereof including safety training
  • Provide appropriate guidance, information performance reports relevant to the assigned Departments

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for this role the ideal candidate will:

  • Educated to degree level in a science related subject and/or suitably qualified with extensive relevant experience in a similar role
  • Hold a professional qualification i.e. Chartered IOSH or similarly recognised qualification
  • Previous experience of managing health and safety in a substantial and complex organisation
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD
  • Comprehensive knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • Experience of working in a health and safety role in an environment with multi-disciplinary issues
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in order to work with, provide advice to, train and promote excellence in health and safety to staff at all levels

What's on Offer

The salary will be in the range £38,511 to £48,743 per annum plus £2,919 London Allowance per annum.

Annual leave is 27 working days.

The post holder will be eligible to join the Universities Superannuation Scheme, which is a final salary scheme with a current employee contribution rate of 6.35% and an employer contribution rate of 16% of salary.

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