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Vacancy: Health and Safety Policy Officer (Industrial Relations)

4 February, 2021

The Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) are two separate companies operating together to provide service and support for those involved in radiography. Together they comprise the professional body and trade union for those practicing in medical imaging and radiotherapy.

This is a senior position working as part of the Society of Radiographers (SoR) Trade Union and Industrial Relations team.

The role involves supporting and influencing Members of the Society of Radiographers, Trade Union Congress, Health and Safety Executive, Government ministers and political parties to seek to improve safety at work and to challenge poor and inappropriate policy development in this field. 

The successful applicant will provide advice and guidance on Health and Safety to members, colleagues, UK Council and external organisations and relevant bodies, contributing to the development, dissemination and implementation of policy, with guidance, that strengthens and targets member's ability to respond to changes in workplace safety. You will organise and deliver regional H&S representatives training, using the latest innovation to do so in our current remote working model. As our in house expert, you will also promote safety awareness in the work of the SoR.

The role allows a high degree of flexibility and may be home based, although there is a requirement for extensive travel, including some overnight stays away from home when permitted by national Covid restrictions, particularly given the National nature of the role.

Who we are looking for

  • The successful post holder will be educated to degree level and hold a TUC Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and/ or a NEBOSH relevant Health and Safety qualification with experience in the promotion of Health and Safety in the work place and at National level. 
  • Awareness of current political events related to Health and Safety policy, and how these might impact upon radiography professionals is desirable along with a knowledge of legal frameworks for Health and safety and the law on injuries at work. 
  • Evidence of involvement in developing campaigns and public speaking is desirable, and you will be highly organised, with a strong attention to detail.

What you need to know

  • Location: Home or London based, (Remote working arrangements currently in place until further notice, owing to Covid-19)
  • Salary: Band D £52,009 per annum plus Home Working Allowance or London Allowance dependent on location
  • Contract: Permanent – Full time
  • Hours: 1.0 FTE - 35 Hours per week
  • Job Reference: SOR005
  • Closing date for applications: Friday 5 March 2021 Noon
  • Interviews to be held: Thursday 18 March 2021

Interested? Here is what to do
To apply, please send your completed application form to ShelleyW@sor.org

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