Vacancy Details

Safety Case Advisor

Job number: SP05779
Profession: Safety Case
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria
Contract type: Permanent contract
Salary: £44,287 - £52,945
Posting date: 13/05/2024
Closing date: 16/06/2024
Profession: Safety Case
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Starting Salary: £44,287 – £52,945 depending on experience
Further salary progression available subject to performance in role
Bonus: Up to 10% base salary per annum, based on achievement of Company targets and personal performance.
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria

Every successful clean up mission at Sellafield has a Safety Case behind it! We are a key enabler for the site to complete its mission. Therefore, every success that Sellafield Ltd has is a Safety Case success too. Not only do we enable the clean-up of the Sellafield site but we also do valuable work in support of other companies and “help keep the lights on” in the UK.

We are proud as a profession to say that we have members who are key international experts in some of the nuclear safety assessment disciplines and therefore have a wealth of knowledge and experience for you to learn from. We are also proud of the culture we have within the profession. The jobs in our profession are challenging, but in the recent employee survey we scored above the company average on all the cultural metrics, this shows us that our employees feel valued.


What will the successful candidate be doing:

Safety Cases form the backbone of nuclear safety at Sellafield, helping develop safe solutions for projects and maintain safe conditions on our facilities.

The Safety Case is not only a fundamental requirement of our licence to operate, but essential in our understanding of hazards and safety controls.

Safety Case professionals work on projects and facilities site-wide and through the full facility lifecycle from design, through operations, to decommissioning and demolition. They are responsible for not only understanding and analysing the nuclear hazards and risks that could occur but identifying how safety can be managed and ensuring robust controls are implemented in practice.

Our Profession Mission:

To deliver Sellafield Ltd’s legal obligations in achieving the mission of delivering a clean and safe environment for future generations, through the development and management of nuclear safety cases.

Our Profession Vision:

We are One Team with an enterprise-wide focus, with the right people, skills and tools to deliver the SL mission. Our structure provides everyone with clarity on their contribution and we operate in an environment where individuals and teams can thrive.

The Safety Case Advisor is responsible for supporting the Safety Case Manager in the development, implementation, maintenance and review of the Safety Case, ensuring that the Safety Case delivered is clear and user friendly for all stakeholders.

Candidates without existing Safety Case experience are welcomed to apply, as a specific Career Pathway exists for this role. You may be recruited as a trainee against the above role with a starting band of £44,287 with progression to £52,945 on completion of the associated workbook, training, dependent on other relevant skills/experience.

Typical tasks undertaken by Safety Case Advisors include, but not limited to:

• Provide high quality Safety Case advice.
• Work collaboratively with other disciplines to support safety case development and management activities for the facility.
• Effectively implement Safety Cases and Safety Assessments to ensure that operators and maintainers remain safe
• Present Safety Case documents to safety committees on behalf of the Safety Case Manager (as required).
• Support engagements with Regulatory bodies and other external stakeholders for the associated facility Safety Case.
• Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory/ company policies.


The Ideal Candidate:

• Strong communication skills- written and verbal.
• Ability to influence, communicate and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders across a team and business area.
• Good analytical thinking skills, with experience of solving novel and possibly challenging technical issues.
• Computer literate.
• Good planning skills.
• Self-motivated with a high level of resilience.
• Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.


Why choose Sellafield?

Seventy-five years ago, we helped to create the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Today, we’re using our unrivalled knowledge of nuclear to create a clean and safe environment for future generations.

In cleaning up the birthplace of the UK’s nuclear industry, we are once again generating growth and employment in West Cumbria, the North West of England and beyond.

Our 11,000 strong workforce is joined by more than 40,000 people from the best of the best in the nuclear supply chain, from small Cumbrian businesses to global market leaders. We need this diversity of thinking, of backgrounds, cultures and experiences.


What’s in it for you?

At Sellafield Ltd, we are committed to supporting our employees in fulfilling their potential. With 100 years of work in front of us, we offer comprehensive training and development opportunities, enabling you to feel inspired in your role. Whatever area you join us in, you’ll find a genuinely exciting and rewarding career.

Making sure our employees feel supported is important to us. Therefore, to help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we also offer a range of employee benefits:

• Be a part of Sellafield’s 100 year mission.
• An attractive defined contribution pension scheme – the company will match up to 13.5% for a 7% employee contribution!
• You will be eligible to take part in an Annual Incentive Scheme, which provides a bonus payment up to 10% base salary per annum based on achievement of Company targets and personal performance rating as discussed with line management.
• 30 days annual leave + bank holidays. Plus, the ability to purchase 2.5 days per year.
• The ability to carry over 10 days annual leave each financial year.
• Paid Sick Leave.
• Family Friendly Policies – Visit our Rewards & Benefits page to read more.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Lifestyle Benefits sasra.co.uk
• Learning & Development Opportunities https://careers.sellafieldsite.co.uk/work-with-us/learning-and-development/
• Reward & Recognition Policies.
• Welfare & Employee Assistance Programme.
• Free Aviva Health App & Annual Health Check.
• MyDiscounts – Employee Savings & Discounts.
• MyBenefits – A Charity Giving Scheme.
• Many, many more! Click this link to visit our Rewards & Benefits page: https://careers.sellafieldsite.co.uk/work-with-us/rewards-and-benefits/


Please Remember:

• As part of the application process you will be asked to provide evidence of your qualifications. Attaching them at application stage will ensure a smooth process and prevent delays.
• In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the advert early.
• Please regularly check your Spam/Junk folders for news about this vacancy, correspondence could contain invitations to interview and other important updates.

Sellafield Ltd are recognised as a Disability Confident Employer (Level 3). Disability Confident employers offer an interview to disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. Sellafield Ltd define the minimum criteria as the ‘essential skills’ which are listed on the vacancy notice. Whilst completing your application form, you will be able to indicate if you wish to be considered under the disability confident scheme. If you would prefer to discuss this directly with us, please contact the GBS Recruitment team on [email protected].


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