Senior Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Coordinator

Culham, Oxfordshire
£38,959 to £44,272 + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
12 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Coordinator

Attachments: Web-2742-SeniorSHECoordinator-ApplicationPack.pdf


Do you have a background in engineering with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification?

Do you have substantial knowledge and experience working on an engineering environment?

Are you an experienced Health and Safety Advisor with excellent communication and influencing skills?

Would you like to join the QSHE group in actively promoting a pro-active SHE`s culture within the UKAEA?

The QSHE Group here at UKAEA has an exciting new Senior SHE Coordinator role.

The QSHE group responsibilities include:

  • Providing support and advice on SHE matters to the organisation.
  • The development and implementation of appropriate policy and procedure in support of OHSAS 18001 (ISO45001).
  • Investigating incidents that occur on site.
  • Providing safety related training

Role key accountabilities/responsibilities:

  • To support the Assurance Division in the development and implementation of appropriate policy and procedure in support of OHSAS 18001 (ISO45001).
  • To provide quality, safety and environmental advice to staff and contractors on site.
  • To manage the QSHE monitoring programmes.
  • To manage the incident reporting process (UNOR) including maintenance of the reporting software.
  • To support the regular review of developing and changing legislation and advise the UKAEA accordingly
  • To lead on Assurance Division investigations including undertaking and completing Fact Finds and supporting the instigation of formal inquiries.
  • To produce and present written and oral reports as determined by the QSHE Group Leader.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

For further information on why UKAEA is a great place to work please review our recruitment video via the following link:

For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack.

Knowledge skills and experience


  • Degree or equivalent (NVQ5) in engineering or science related discipline
  • Diploma on Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent
  • Chartered Member of IOSH
  • Good experience in managing small to medium teams ideally in matters of health and safety.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to enable effective working relationships to be developed with people in a wide range of roles and levels of responsibility.
  • Experience in carrying out audits and investigations


  • Recognised qualification in fire safety (e.g. NEBOSH certificate in fire safety) desirable.
  • Recognised qualification in environmental management desirable.
  • Lead Auditor qualification

Special requirements:


  • Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
  • The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.

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