We are seeking an Assistant Health, Safety and Biosafety Advisor to join our Health, Safety and Biosafety Team who will provide expertise and advice on matters relating to Health, Safety, Biosafety & Biosecurity.
This position will implement a comprehensive health, safety and biosafety program to support scientific research, giving guidance as appropriate and also monitoring compliance. The position will have responsibility for assessing and mitigating risks pertaining to infectious agents and biological toxins; training laboratory personnel in safety principles; acting as secretary and advisor to the Biosafety Committee and undertaking a programme of inspections to ensure compliance with regulations and best practice. The Assistant Health, Safety and Biosafety Advisor may also be required to liaise with various governing authorities, acting as the point of contact and host.
The diversity of activities at Rothamsted Research will allow the post holder to perform a diverse range of tasks, supporting risk and compliance within laboratory areas, growth facilities, agricultural facilities and workshops - an exciting and rewarding challenge. Much experience lies within the current team and this is an excellent opportunity to further develop Health, Safety and Biosafety specific skills in a supportive, yet challenging environment.