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Senior Health & Safety Advisor

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire, West Berkshire
£38000 - £48000 per annum
Closing date
14 Dec 2022

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Fantastic opportunities for Senior Health & Safety Advisors

You will provide specialist subject matter expertise in Health & Safety associated with new builds, re-kits, enabling works, refurbishment, decommissioning and demolition programmes. You will be working as part of a small team of chartered HSE professionals and advise on strategies for the development of construction health & safety activities in line with relevant legislation, industry standards and AWE's policies, procedures and guidance.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £41,500-£65,600 (Dependant on experience and suitability for the role)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Extensive experience in the field of construction health & safety including the CDM Regulations.
  • Self-confidence to challenge long established processes and activities.
  • Able to build effective relationships with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Takes responsibility for their own decisions and understands the impacts on their area.
  • Level 4/5 Qualification (or working towards) e.g. NVQ Level 4/5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice, NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • IOSH grade of CMIOSH or GradIOSH (in order to develop H&S competence through continuous professional development).



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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