Health and Safety Auditor/Advisor

Posted 18 days ago by University of Reading
Contract Type
Salary £41,526 - £51,034 per annum
Sector Public Sector
Posted 18 days ago
Apply by Monday, 10 February 2020

Could you lead and deliver a University-wide health & safety auditing service? The University of Reading’s H&S Services team needs a skilled H&S professional with auditing experience and a constructive approach. You will systematically examine the organisation’s H&S performance and deliver both positive and challenging findings to senior staff. You will also contribute to the H&S advice, training and investigation work of the team.

You will have:

  • Relevant experience and skills in H&S advice work and auditing.
  • The ability to assertively, courteously and clearly communicate findings to leaders and reach agreement on improvement actions.
  • The ability to plan and co-ordinate a varied and extensive programme of work – encouraging and incorporating contributions from other staff.
  • A genuine commitment to occupational health & safety and to contributing to a team serving a large organisation with a varied set of hazards.

Informal contact details:

Please contact: Jenny McGrother, Health & Safety Services Director via +44 (0)118 378 8889 or

Alternative informal contact details:

Please contact: Steve Ansell, Health & Safety Advisor via +44 (0)118 378 7738 or

To apply, please visit:

Closing date: 10 February 2020.

Interview date: 20 February 2020.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.