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Safety, Health and Environmental Advisor

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

Employment Type:
Full Time

Daresbury, Warrington, UK

£38,969 - £43,300 per annum

Closing Date:
30 October 2020

UKRI-STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory is an exciting hub for research in the north west of England. The research spans nuclear physics to super-computing, with new and exciting world-leading science coming on-line regularly. As part of a science campus, the Daresbury Laboratory carries out its own research, collaborates with other organisations internationally and hosts tenants carrying out their own research and development.

About the role

We are looking for a Safety, Health and Environmental Advisor at our Daresbury Laboratory.

This is a key post within the STFC, reporting to the Head of SHE, facilitating the development and delivery of STFC Health and Safety and Environment policies. In a small team this is an opportunity for the STFC Safety Health and Environment (SHE) Group to add specific skills and experience in areas as diverse as science and engineering disciplines, or waste management.

This role is extremely varied with the main duties including;

  • Provide professional SHE advice and guidance to management, employees, tenants, and facility users and support them in discharging their responsibility for the implementation of the STFC SHE Management System
  • Support development of the STFC’s documented SHE Codes based upon experience of internal application, audit findings, external best practice, and legislative changes identified through horizon scanning
  • Manage and develop the provision of effective, efficient and professional SHE services to DL based staff, contractors, tenants, visitors and users
  • Ensure that all DL SHE incidents, including near misses, fires, environmental and vehicle incidents are reported, investigated appropriately and actions established to minimise the likelihood of their repetition. Sharing STFC wide learning appropriately
    Monitor and audit, the effectiveness and efficiency of the SHE Management System, its policies and procedures, at the DL Laboratory and as appropriate other STFC sites
  • Communicate and liaise closely with the key stakeholders in the STFC SHE Management System, in particular, safety and environment committees, trade union safety representatives, Departmental Safety Contacts, nominated responsible persons, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and emergency services
  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of STFC specific SHE training programmes.

Organization Description

UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. More information can be found at www.ukri.org.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation, and our goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and more broadly to the world.