Health and Safety Manager - Science Faculty

Southampton, United Kingdom
£42,155 to £53,353 Pro rata per annum
07 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

Health, Safety and Risk

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £42,155 to £53,353 Pro rata per annum
Part Time 21 hours per week, Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 27 March 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2202523BH

The University of Southampton is committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide.    

The role  

The role is based within the Health, Safety and Risk Directorate, working in a team of eight, delivering support across the five faculties and professional services. We are recruiting to specifically support the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, which includes Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Geographical and Environmental Science, Ocean and Earth Science and Psychology

The role is pivotal in supporting the Health and Safety aspects of all faculty activities, which includes teaching, fieldwork, research and laboratory work. You will be supporting the Dean and faculty management teams in understanding their health and safety responsibilities through training, advice and regular reports. An important part of the role is to support line managers to implement University health and safety policies by providing guidance and practical support in technical environments such as laboratories and workshops. 

About you 

You will have excellent technical and communication skills and will be a qualified health and safety professional with a background and experience in a scientific environment.  

You will be a positive and proactive problem solver with the ability to manage a mixture of planned and reactive health and safety issues and able to ensure that work within the Faculty is consistently safe and to a high standard. You will be a strong team player, but also be self-sufficient and able to work independently. 

What we can offer you 

Based at our lively Highfield campus, you will have access to our sports complex, and lots of social and green spaces.  We offer a generous package of benefits, including: staff benefits 

As a university we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world. We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. 

Application Procedure

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote the advert reference 2202523BH on all correspondence. 

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