02 Jul, 2024

HM Specialist Inspector - Major Hazard Risk Assessment

£50,060 - £61,800 yearly
  • HSE
  • Bootle, Cardiff, Glasgow and Basingstoke
Health & Safety Insurance, Risk & Safety

Job Description

About Us

The Health and Safety Executive is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. We’re dedicated to protecting people and places, ensuring everyone can lead safer and healthier lives at work.

We are now seeking five HM Specialist Inspectors to join The Major Hazards Risk Assessment Unit (MHRAU) within our Chemicals, Explosives & Microbiological Hazards Division (CEMHD) on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of £50,060 - £61,800 per annum
- Access to the highly competitive Civil Service Pension Scheme to which HSE contribute 27% far more than in the private sector
- 25 days’ annual holiday increasing to 30 days after 5 years' service, plus bank holidays and 1-day Civil Service privilege leave
- Family friendly policies and working hours to help balance your home life and career
- Carer friendly policies to help create a supportive working culture
- Parental leave benefits
- Learning and development tailored to your role
- An environment with flexible working options
- A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity

This is a brilliant opportunity for a major accident hazards expert with an excellent grasp of using current quantified risk assessment techniques, methodologies and tools to join our vital organisation.

You’ll have the chance to play a crucial role in ensuring workplace safety for countless individuals by influencing health and safety attitudes and behaviours, protecting people and enhancing their overall safety.

What’s more, with extensive training and development opportunities, family-friendly policies and a supportive work culture, we’ll make sure you can thrive personally and professionally!

So, if you’re ready to embark on a rewarding and impactful career, we want to hear from you!

The Role

As an HM Specialist Inspector, you will evaluate and support the regulation of onshore major hazard sites across Great Britain, with a focus on assessing major hazard risks.

To begin with, you’ll undertake a two-year Specialist Training Programme (STP) that provides in-depth legal training and assessment on occupational health and safety. You will also undertake further technical training relating to the regulation of major hazards.

Alongside undertaking the STP, you will evaluate technical risks to people associated with onshore major hazard installations with support from colleagues and your manager. You will identify underlying issues and provide statutory advice to a range of stakeholders, ensuring information is delivered in a manner that is clearly understood and promotes future improvements.

Additionally, you will:

- Represent HSE at LUP appeals, inquiries and technical gatherings
- Maintain technical policy topics and related methodologies, hazard assessments or quantified risk assessment tools and supporting guidance

About You

To be considered as an HM Specialist Inspector, you will need:

- Experience using current quantified risk assessment techniques, methodologies and tools in the assessment of major accident risks
- Knowledge and experience of identifying major accident hazards, assessing frequency and probabilities, assessing the extent and severity from potential major accident hazards and individual risk and societal risk calculations
- Knowledge of the major hazards industry
- A good understanding of the management of major accident hazards

Please note, you will occasionally need to travel to sites which may involve overnight stays.

Other organisations may call this role Health and Safety Inspector, Workplace Inspector, H&S Inspector, Safety Inspector, Heavy Industry Inspector, or Major Hazards Inspector.

Webrecruit and Health and Safety Executive are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking for a new role in which to excel as an HM Specialist Inspector, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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