Biological and Chemical Health and Safety Adviser

Durham (County) (GB)
Grade 8 (£39,993 - £47,722)
12 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
11 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This post is full time and permanent.

Reporting to the Senior Health and Safety Adviser/Auditor, this is a key post in the University Health and Safety Service (HSS), involving the provision of frontline health and safety (H&S) services in two specialist areas; biosafety and chemical safety. In addition, the post-holder will provide the lead on general health and safety services for the Faculty of Science.

The post-holder will also play an important part in developing standards and the provision of training, as well as taking responsibility for specific elements of the HSS proactive workload. This health and safety role requires excellent communications and organisational skills, combined with an exemplary professional approach.

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to all areas of the work of the HSS and will have direct delegated authority to stop unsafe practices across the University.

As part of your application you are asked to provide a CV, covering letter, and complete the additional Application Evidence Matrix (available below) which explicitly outlines how you meet each of the essential criteria for this post, and where applicable the desirable criteria. If this additional document is not submitted your application will not be considered.