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Health Physics Monitor

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Job Introduction

Job Description for Health Physics Monitor:

This is where your skills play a critical role in keeping everyone safe. Working in Safety, Security and Safeguards gives you the chance to make your mark on some hugely interesting projects. NNL does work that nobody else in the sector is doing, and this means we need experts like you to make it possible, whilst keeping everyone safe. We’re committed to using nuclear science to benefit society for years to come. This means that you can build a long and successful career here whilst playing a meaningful role in delivering cleaner energy, reducing waste and keeping colleagues and the public out of harm’s way.

NNL are looking to recruit a team of Health Physics monitors to carry out Routine and Non Routine Operations on the Windscale site on Sellafield. They will be expected to cover both facilities on the site as required, offering Health Physics support.

Role Responsibility

Main Responsibilities for Health Physics Monitor:

  • Provide advice in the area of radiological protection, referring upwards where appropriate and as agreed.
  • Produce survey sheets, reports, presentations and data in an understandable manner in order to support NNL management.
  • Work with other specialists (e.g.  Advisors and Analysts) to share findings and identify trends to develop a holistic picture of issues, concerns, good practice and areas for improvement in EHSS&Q culture and performance.
  • Ensure that the specialist advice provided is proportionate and ensures compliance with NNL and external requirements.
  • To follow through on advice provided, to ensure that it is implemented in a way that provides a suitable solution to the original problem identified.
  • Ensure you attend all training courses to ensure you maintain a high standard within the role of Health Physics monitor.
  • Provide an emergency response for Health Physics matters.
  • Report issues and behaviours which cause concern in the workplace.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for Health Physics Monitor:

  • City and Guilds Level 1 in Radiation Protection or NVQ Level 2 in Radiation Protection.
  • Experience working as a Health Physics monitor in a Nuclear facility.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017,Environmental Permitting Regulations (amended) 2011 & Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Ability to obtain SC level security clearance (this includes but is not limited to identity, employment, financial and criminal record checks plus 5 years’ worth of UK residency).

Desirable Criteria for Health Physics Monitor:

  • IOSH working safely.
  • Experience of NNL Central Lab , Windscale Operations or equivalent SL plant.
  • Good influencing, presentational and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to interpret regulations.

About the Company

NNL is an incredible place to work A place where people do things that have never been done before A place where people push boundaries to further themselves, the business, and society as a whole.

This is a place where personal and professional opportunities are limitless. If you want to change the world, if you want to tackle climate change, if you want to help advance medical science, if you want to help put things in space, if you want to answer the big questions, if you want to work with extraordinary materials, if you want to meet great people, learn new skills, challenge yourself, work flexibly, and build a long successful career with the power to make a real impact… you can do it all here.

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service, and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

Recruitment Agency Notice

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services. Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs and only when the role is released to them by our recruitment team. We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.

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