We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and experienced fire safety professional to join our organisation in the newly created role of Fire Safety Officer.
The role will support the Health, Safety and Compliance Service Manager in ensuring that St Leger Homes meets its statutory requirements in relation to fire safety.
This role will be responsible for overseeing fire safety in the managed portfolio, including assisting in developing a risk based fire risk assessment programme and coordinating the delivery and review of this programme. They will help embed a positive, proactive and engaging fire safety culture across St Leger Homes and will advise on best practice and legislative changes. The successful candidate will help maintain robust governance and performance monitoring in relation to fire safety and support the delivery of the wider health, safety and compliance audit function. They will act as a role model and champion for Health and Safety generally and help deliver individual fire safety strategies as well as the more general Health, Safety and Wellbeing Strategy.
The successful applicant will hold a Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Building Studies or equivalent, as well as a NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management or equivalent. They will have proven experience of working in a fire safety role and delivering a broad range of technical and professional advice and support in this field. The role will require someone with excellent written communication skills, and experience of working with internal and external stakeholders and building successful relationships.
The jobholder will be required to hold a full UK driving licence and own a reliable means of transport.
Closing date: 3rd March 2019
Interview & assessment centre date: 15th March 2019
Please note we do not accept CV's as a form of application.
At St Leger Homes, we aim to build a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and the fair treatment of all applicants. We welcome all applicants regardless of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age and all other protected characteristics.