Health and Safety Advisor (Chemical and Radiological)

Posted 9 months ago by University of Nottingham
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £38,833 to £47,722 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience
Sector Occupational Health & Hygiene
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Are you looking to further your career in a place of possibility? A place where you are supported to unlock your potential?  

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering university that provides an exceptional education and an outstanding student experience. We deliver world-leading research that transforms lives and societies, and we are consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities (QS). We pioneer a global education, with campuses in Asia and the UK.

Continual investment in a world-class estate delivers award-winning campuses, buildings and facilities which are unrivalled in providing inspiring places and spaces for our staff and students to research, teach and study. 

You will be an enthusiastic and motivated individual who will join the existing H&S team. Reporting to the Director of H&S you will lead on delivering expert H&S advice and strategic direction in relation to chemical and radiation safety. In addition, you will provide general health & safety support and advice to staff and students on a wide range of topics, with the mission of supporting a positive safety culture.

You will be a hands-on, pragmatic, people-orientated individual, with demonstrable influencing skills. You will be a team player with the ability to engage collaboratively with staff at different levels, organise your own time effectively and have a flexible approach as the work demands can change.

You should hold the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, an equivalent qualification or have the relevant experience. You should have significant experience in similar or related roles in scientific and research environments. Previous experience in a Higher Education environment is desirable but not essential.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 26th November.

At the University, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals in a friendly and professional environment. In addition to this, we are able to offer salaries and benefits packages including a generous holiday allowance and pension scheme. As a University employee, you will have access to the excellent sport, leisure and childcare facilities across our campuses and discounts for major services and retailers.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Neil Hawthorne, tel: +44 (0) 115 95 13400 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

For further information and to apply online please visit:

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th November 2018.