Vacancy Details

Safety Case Assessor

Job number: SP05781
Profession: Safety Case
Location: Sellafield or Risley
Contract type: Permanent contract
Salary: £40,606 – £69,636
Posting date: 13/05/2024
Closing date: 16/06/2024
Profession: Safety Case
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Starting Salary: £40,606 – £69,636 depending on experience
Further salary progression available subject to performance in role
Bonus: Up to either 10% or 15% base salary per annum based on achievement of Company targets and personal performance.
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria

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 role of a Safety Assessor is to provide safety assessment advice and supporting documentation to all areas of the Sellafield Ltd Business in a fit for purpose, proportionate manner in line with the expectations set in the SL Safety Case Process arrangements.

Proactively seeking and sharing relevant learning, as well as identifying and implementing potential improvement opportunities are expectations of the role.

We are looking for Safety Assessors of all experience levels (entry point in to the company will reflect experience levels) and covering all disciplines (Radiological, Criticality, Dose and Shielding, Nuclear Fire).

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

• Delivering safety assessments advice and documentation, supporting the development of hazard management strategies, contributing to the development of safe solutions, leading hazard identification studies.
• Undertaking appropriate verification of safety assessments and supporting documentation.
• Coordinating the delivery of and providing day to day oversight of specified safety assessment resources.
• Providing support to the enterprise-wide Safety Cases Profession activities.
• Implementing the standards and expectations of the Safety Cases Profession.

The Ideal Candidate:

• A degree in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or STEM related subject.
• Experience in to building relationships and engaging collaboratively and effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
• Ability to solve complex, multi-dimensional problems.
• Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
• Excellent report writing, written and verbal communication skills.

An experienced candidate would have:

• Experience in application of safety case processes, methodologies, and tools proportionately and effectively.
• Experience in influencing and lead the day-to-day delivery of nuclear safety professionals in the delivery of integrated nuclear safety cases and underpinning assessments.

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% or 15% 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 an extra 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
• Learning & Development Opportunities
• 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:

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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