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Chemical Safety Adviser

University of Glasgow
UofG Grade 8, £48,350 - £56,021 per annum.
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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This post is offered on a full-time (35 hours) and open-ended basis. Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more than 573 years, and today we are one of the world's top 100 universities. We are delighted to have recently been awarded Scottish University of the Year by the Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024, demonstrating that we are not only one of the best universities in the United Kingdom, but one of the best universities for the world. Our people have always been at the forefront of innovation, and our past achievements inspire our current world changers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Chemical Safety Adviser, with an interest/ experience in the wider general health and safety remit, to join the University’s Safety and Resilience Service on a permanent basis.In this role you will work as part of the Safety and Environmental Protection Service (SEPS), taking the lead role in providing specialist advice on chemical health and safety assisting the University to develop and maintain legally compliant standards across the breadth of its activities.You will act as a competent person as specified in Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR99) and work with colleagues and partner agencies to support, promote and continually improve safety standards and culture across the University of Glasgow.


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Closing Date: 5 June 2024
As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:
1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.
2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook, benefits and discount packages.
3 A flexible approach to working.
4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website for more information.


We have a long history of excellence in both research and teaching and we are committed to continuing that tradition. The School has a superb research environment with world leading research groups and facilities.

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