Department/College: Directorate of Governance & Secretariat
Location: Brunel University London, Uxbridge Campus
Brunel University London was established in 1966 and is a leading multidisciplinary research-intensive technology university delivering economic, social and cultural benefits.
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Brunel University London is a world-class university with a growing international reputation for high-quality teaching and excellence in research. Central to Brunel’s ongoing successes is its integrated Health, Safety & Environment Team who work closely with our staff and students to ensure a safe working environment at the university. The team work closely with academic and research staff, professional services and the student body.
We are seeking a Health and Safety Officer to join our team. Within this dynamic role, you will provide professional advice and guidance to university staff in relation to building, construction safety; work closely with the University Fire Safety Officer to help formulate and implement a risk-based schedule of work, and undertake systemic fire safety risk assessments; and lead on our ISO45001 OHSMS audits. You will also help to develop and deliver a robust safety training portfolio.
The successful candidate would be responsible (where appropriate, and under the guidance of the Head of Health, Safety & Environment) for liaising with external authorities including (but not limited to) LFB; NHS; UK Health Security Agency and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant field, and will ideally also have experience of work with Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (or be willing to undertake further training). You will have experience of applying good health and safety practices within a department or organisation and have the ability to work independently to achieve the goals of the team and support the university, and be an excellent communicator.
We offer a generous annual leave package plus discretionary University closure days, excellent training and development opportunities as well as a great occupational pension scheme and a range of health-related support. The University is committed to a hybrid working approach.
Interviews will take place on week commencing 24 July in person.
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All Applicants should be eligible to live and work in the UK.
Brunel University London has a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. Our aim is to promote and achieve a fully inclusive workforce to reflect our community.