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Safety Hub Manager

University of Brighton
Brighton, East Sussex
£39,347 to £46,974 pro rata
Closing date
15 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time



We offer an exciting opportunity to join a leading and innovative health, safety and wellbeing team, which is part of the central Occupational Safety and Health Services (OSAHS).

The team comprises of experienced health and safety practitioners providing advice, guidance and support to staff and students in all aspects of health, safety and wellbeing across the university.  This service supports the university in achieving the highest standards of health and safety management and performance, ensuring statutory health and safety obligations are fulfilled by enabling staff to understand and effectively manage health and safety risks associated with their work activities. 

The role

In your role you will provide a business partner advisory service to assigned academic schools and also respond to helpdesk enquiries from a range of professional services.  You will support the central programme of audits, training and guidance development.  The service you deliver will be effectively support all stages of the Plan, Do, Check, review cycle of continuous improvement in health and safety management.   

In order to be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Level 6 qualification such as NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate membership, and continuous maintenance of membership the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, at Chartered level or Graduate level (or commitment to obtain within first 6 months).
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of health and safety legislation and the ability to transfer that knowledge in a practical and engaging manner.
  • Substantial experience of delivering a Health and Safety advisory service, advising on complex issues and supporting change

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details of this role.

OSAHS is an impartial, independent and institutional team reporting directly to a University Executive Board member.

This role is advertised as full-time (37.0 hours per week, however we welcome applications from candidates seeking to job share.  This role is also eligible for our agile working scheme meaning you can work a part of the week remotely, to be arranged with your manager.

Further details:

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us [] section of our vacancies page.

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