Health and Safety Assistant
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England, GB
6d ago

If you would like to be part of an Institute that is working hard to prevent, detect and cure cancer, then this role may be for you.

As a member of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute community, reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, you will support the Head of Department, Principal Investigators and staff in the Institute to ensure a safe working environment.

This is a varied and interesting role working across a broad range of technologies, including genomics, proteomics, MRI, PET imaging and genetic modification.

The role will include assisting in the implementation and maintenance of local policies, developing and delivering safety training, conducting safety inspections and accident investigations, carrying out monthly checks on engineering controls, maintaining an adequate supply of safety equipment and some of the administrative processes that support these duties.

The post-holder will also assist the Health and Safety Manager in the dissemination of safety information to enable staff to make informed safety decisions, and to foster a proactive and collaborative approach to health and safety in the Institute.

We are looking for someone who is ideally educated to HND level in a Biological or Chemical discipline or equivalent, with previous health and safety experience in a research or technological environment.

A NEBOSH qualification is highly desirable and previous experience working with radioactive material and Containment Level 2 laboratories would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

They will have good organisational skills, and be able to work both independently and as a team player. They will also possess good analytical and problem-solving skills.

The successful post holder must be prepared to on occasion attend emergencies in the Institute out of hours.

Closing Date : 21 August 2022

Interview Date : TBC

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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