Job Title: Senior Health Physicist- Disposals
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation: £44,205.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time/ Permanent
Job ID: SF40478
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Health Physicist (Disposals) within the Radioactive Waste Management Team, working with Radioactive waste across site. Our team comprises of the Plant Manager Radioactive Waste, Principal Health Physicist (RWM), Senior Health Physicist (RWM), Health Physicist and Health Physics Manager(s). You will have line manager responsibility to a Health Physicist and Health Physics Manager(s).
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for an individual who is professionally qualified to be SQEP within the role. You also need to be a Radiological Protection expert - Society of Radiological protection. The SHP (Disposals) role is relatively unique in that it requires an in-depth technical knowledge and understanding of national Integrated Waste Management strategies and principals to ensure safe and compliant preparation, storage, treatment, transfer and disposal of radioactive material on and off the DRDL site.
What will you be doing?
a) Processing, storage and disposal of radioactive waste
b) Consignment of radioactive material
c) Portable and installed radiation and contamination monitoring equipment
d) Preparation of radiological safety related documentation
The experience you'll bring
* Degree in radiological protection
* Will need an accredited (RWA or RPA (Radiological Protection Accreditation)
* Masters in Radiological Protection or Waste Management.
* Experience on site will be trained.
* You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts
About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
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All applications should be made online.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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Closing date: 21/01/2022