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Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 7 days ago by University of the Arts London
Location
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £38,010 pa
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 7 days ago
Apply by Wednesday, 14 August 2019
This role offers an exciting opportunity to apply your Health & Safety knowledge and skills and develop your career further across a range of complex, stimulating and fascinating environments.
 
Reporting to the Director of Health and Safety, your day to day work will be within our Chelsea, Camberwell and Wimbledon colleges, requiring travel between sites. You will build on current good practice, working closely with staff and students across the University, collaborating with colleagues in the health and safety team on shared issues and projects.   
 
In addition to providing advice on technical health and safety matters, you will be responsible for developing the College’s annual health and safety operating plan to ensure that Chelsea, Camberwell and Wimbledon continue to improve health and safety performance. This will include: 
 
monitoring compliance with relevant legislation
creating regular reports on health and safety performance
investigating accidents and incidents
taking part in audits and undertaking or arranging inspections
consulting with Trade Union representatives
overseeing risk assessments
providing health and safety training
planning emergency drills and participating in relevant committee meetings
 
Why choose us?  
 
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
 
The Health and Safety team is part of the Operations and External Affairs (OEA) team which reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor Operations (the UAL Chief Operating Officer). Led by the Director of Health & Safety, the team provides a trusted source of expertise and support to the university to ensure the health and safety of staff and students, and those affected by what we do.
 
UAL’s estate exceeds 160,000 m2 spread across 15 sites from Wimbledon in South West London to Hackney in the North East. The Estate includes 14 Halls of Residence which are available to students who have an offer for a place on a course at the UAL and some rooms are also let to the public during the summer months.
 
Your profile  
 
The successful candidate will have excellent health and safety knowledge and be able to evidence how they have applied that knowledge in the workplace.  They will hold a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent professional qualification) and be at least a graduate member of IOSH working towards Chartered status.  
 
You will need the ability to confidently present to large groups, interpret and document complex technical material, write reports and clearly explain technical matters to staff and students. It is also important that you can apply informed and experienced professional judgement in the planning and resolution of issues, rather than by reference to rules and regulations. 
 
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, a final salary pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
 
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
 
The closing date for applications is 19 August 2019.
 
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community. 

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University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

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