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Scientific Safety Advisor

University of Reading
Whiteknights Reading UK
£41,526 - £51,034 per annum
Closing date
20 Oct 2021

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The University of Reading is looking for a Scientific Safety Advisor.

Are you looking for a great job opportunity in scientific health & safety? The University of Reading is looking for someone with biological and scientific expertise and a commitment to good H&S practice in teaching and research. In this interesting role you will be an important part of a dynamic and committed central Health & Safety team, supporting the University’s science Schools. You will develop standards, scrutinise projects, provide specialist advice, maintain key records, inspect and investigate. The post also contributes to the H&S training and audit programmes and the general work of the Health and Safety Services team, especially in emergency preparedness.

You will have:

•             Relevant biological expertise

•             A commitment to good health & safety in science

•             The ability and motivation to engage positively with a wide range of stakeholders

Interview date: 27/10/2021

Closing date: 20th October 2021

For more information about the role and what we are looking for, please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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. Informal

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Contact role:      Health & Safety Services Director             

Contact role:      Assistant Health & Safety Advisor

Contact name:  Jenny McGrother            

Contact name:  Margot Bishop

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 8889       

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7737

Contact email:       

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