Health & Safety Advisor

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Health & Safety Advisor

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £39375 - £43962 per annum + plus benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

This role is for an Experienced Health & Safety Advisor with a specialism in Fire Safety based in Cambridge and working for a world respected institution.

You must have a minimum of #NEBOSH Level 3 or equivalent NEBOSH General Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management or Construction Health and Safety as well as experience of Health and Safety/Fire Safety management systems within a #research, academic or #laboratory environment.

A strong understanding of fire safety and Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order is also required.

Working alongside the Head of Health and Safety, you will be supporting cutting edge science by monitoring and advising on health, safety and regulatory compliance issues with key stakeholders to ensure a safe work environment across a number of buildings.

As a specialist in Fire and Facilities, you will help to develop and deliver the Health & Safety strategy as a subject matter expert as well as creating and maintaining positive relationships with other teams. You will be producing reports and action plans, liaising with regulatory bodies, lead accident investigations ensuring root causes are identified, that lessons are learnt and that appropriate measures are implemented in a timely manner.

So what do we need from you?:

  • NEBOSH Level 3 General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent qualification eg NEBOSH General Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management or Construction Health and Safety.
  • A degree or equivalent experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of Health and Safety/fire safety management systems.
  • Experience of working within a Health and Safety/fire safety role at an organisational level
  • Experience within a laboratory, academic or research environment.
  • Experience of accident/incident investigation and root-cause analysis.
  • Experience of developing and delivering Health and Safety training.
  • A strong understanding of fire safety and Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order.
  • Knowledge and previous experience of carrying out building fire risk assessments and dealing with actions and recommendations arising from such assessments.
  • A good understanding of facilities-related safety issues e.g. legionella control and the risks associated with building maintenance work e.g. working at height, lone/out-of-hours working.
  • Knowledge of common laboratory hazards as they relate to fire safety/facilities safety.
  • Great communication skills

What can you expect in return?

  • Salary of £39,375 - £43,962 per annum, dependent on experience.
  • 36 hour week (although part time hours may be considered minimum 28.8 hours per week)
  • 40.5 days leave including bank holidays
  • Excellent pension contribution scheme
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you are interested to find out more, please click the link below to apply with your CV.