Oxford Brookes University
Oxford Brookes University has an exciting opportunity for a proactive Health and Safety Adviser to join a professional People Development Team on a full time, permanent basis.
The post holder will be responsible for: providing support and guidance to Faculties and Directorates to help them meet their health and safety responsibilities and for promoting safe working practices. In addition, the post holder will also contribute to the management of health and safety across the whole University, including the development of health and safety policies and procedures; providing advice and guidance regarding compliance with relevant statutory requirements, legislation and regulations, and promote best practice in accordance with sector and professional standards. Key responsibilities will also include undertaking health and safety audits and inspections, supporting investigations, and participating in working groups for the delivery of specific health and safety projects. The ability to design and deliver effective health and safety and related training, and to convey complex health and safety requirements with pragmatism and clarity is also an essential aspect of the role.
Qualifications required for post: National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) Certificate or equivalent.
For more information please see the attached job description and person specification.
At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.
As a Disability Confident Employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.
You will enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (19.2% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (Brookes Nursery, gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document ‘All about Brookes’ below.
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As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
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