Radiation Protection Consultant

  • Job Reference: SF58052
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Radiation Protection Consultant
Location: Flexible, UK + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF58052

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Radiation Protection Consultant.

The role
As a Radiation Protection Consultant, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will support our Seniors and drive technical solutions for various innovative projects whilst interfacing with a range of disciplines, stakeholders and clients. Joining our team at a time of growth, you will build networks across the business and externally, supporting your career progression and personal development.

Day-to-day, you'll act as the technical lead on Radiation Protection for projects, including supporting and mentoring junior staff supporting the project.

  • Contributing to project scheduling, including definition of relevant deliverables, identification of dependencies and estimating resourcing, time, and cost requirements.
  • Supporting radiological safety to ensure legislative compliance and adoption of industry best practice.
  • Liaison with multi-disciplinary teams across design and operational projects and ensuring that procedures are correctly applied to technical activities.
  • Supporting the coordination of radiological protection documentation such as Normal Dose Uptake Assessments, Radiological Zoning, Radiological Risk Assessments, ALARP Assessments, Operating Instructions and compliance statements.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 2 days in the office/onsite and 3 days working from home. This role is adaptable and can be delivered from various locations in the UK alongside home working arrangements.

Essential experience of the Senior Radiation Protection Consultant:

  • Proven experience in a radiation role

Qualifications for the Senior Radiation Protection Consultant:

  • Degree in Maths, Science or a related field

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible locations and flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
  • Opportunities to develop your career

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 18/07/2024