Senior Health and Safety Advisor

All campuses, Nottingham
Grade H (£33,199 - £37,345 p.a.)
03 Sep 2018
21 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Department : Professional Services

School/Section : Health and Safety

Post Ref : A8706

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is looking for an exceptional individual with excellent communication skills, capable of maintaining existing standards, whilst further enhancing health and safety performance within the University.

This appointment is an outstanding opportunity for the successful candidate to further develop our reputation as a good employer in terms of the management of safety and wellbeing.

NTU is committed to continually improving the safety and wellbeing of its staff and students to ensure it can deliver its strategic objectives. To support this NTU is striving to appoint a competent health and safety practitioner, with the right skills/experience and passion for improving staff health, safety and wellbeing.

Reporting to the Deputy Head of Safety and Wellbeing, the role will be responsible for:

  • The provision of professional advice to the Professional Services and College Management Teams.
  • Advising and supporting the delivery of health and safety compliance within the Colleges.
  • Acting as professional lead in all local health and safety related matters for staff and students.
  • Working closely with both the NTU Safety and Wellbeing, Human Resources and Occupational Health teams to ensure that health and safety compliance is delivered by driving continuous improvement and both preventing and controlling occupational risks within the University.

NTU are seeking candidates who:

  • Are a Chartered Member of IOSH (or working towards this)
  • Hold a NEBOSH diploma in Occupational Safety & Health or equivilant 
  • Have a good up to date knowledge of workplace health and safety issues.
  • Ideally would have demonstrable experience in implementing health and safety in industry or the Higher Educational sector.
  • Have experience of delivering training to all levels of staff.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Heather ChurchillDeputy Head of Safety and Wellbeing, on +44 (0)115 8482877 or via email

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