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Asbestos and Safety Compliance Advisor
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF31374 - R

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 04/01/2021

Job live date: 10/11/2020

Salary: £30,942 - £40,322 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Governance

Division: Health & Safety Services

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

Could you lead and deliver a University-wide asbestos advice service? The University of Reading’s H&S Services team needs an experienced professional to support good management of asbestos. You will maintain the University’s Asbestos Management Plan and the Asbestos Register, and provide training and advice to staff. You will also support health and safety on other estates-related topics, including management of contractors, permit-to work, isolations, confined spaces and events on the University estate. This post would suit an asbestos specialist looking to develop their H&S expertise or a general H&S professional with relevant asbestos experience.

Closing date: 04/01/2021

Interview date: 15/01/2021

You will have:
•    Relevant experience in asbestos management
•    Knowledge of UK H&S legislation 
•    The ability to clearly communicate with staff across the University
•    A genuine commitment to occupational health & safety and to contributing to a team serving a large organisation with a varied set of hazards 

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Health & Safety Services Director

Contact role:

Construction and Estates Health & Safety Advisor

Contact name:

Jenny McGrother

Contact name:

Nick Bathurst

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 8889

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 2790

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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