Risk Assessor / Health and Safety / HSE

PA Housing
Leicester, Leicestershire
£37,500 per annum + Company Van provided
07 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Risk Assessor / Health and Safety / HSE
Leicester, mobile based
Permanent Contract
£37,500 per annum + Company Van provided
35 hours/week normally office hour with occasional out of hours

PA Housing is an award-winning provider of affordable, quality homes, but our business is about more than property – it’s about people. We aim to put our residents at the centre of everything we do and offer first class services to all.
Our business is built around decades of experience in the social housing sector across the Midlands, London, Home Counties and the South East.  We hold a stock of more than 24,000 homes and employ 600 plus staff to provide a high standard of service to our householders.
Our success and our plans for the future would not be possible without our dedicated team of staff members. Every one of our employees help to make a difference to the lives of our residents and other local people, and we look after our team members well.
We currently have an opportunity for two Health and Safety and Fire Risk Assessors to join our dedicated team in Leicester and we really want to hear from you if;
You are a team player qualified in Health and Safety and Fire Risk Assessment with experience in social Housing;
Are customer focused with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships;
Have an organised and structured approach to work;
Are able to work with minimum supervision and plan and prioritise your own workload and the workload of others;
Have the ability to work on your own initiative whilst maintaining a team ethos.
This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual to work as an integral part of the Compliance and Health & Safety Team. You will provide comprehensive fire and health and safety risk assessment in support of the compliance throughout the areas managed from the Leicester office, covering all aspects of building safety, fire risk assessment, and contractor and employee safety and wellbeing. Please see attached Job Description for more details.
The successful candidate will be a strong team player who puts customers first, will be qualified to an NVQ Level 3 or higher in Health and Safety and Fire Safety Management, will have completed an IFE recognised fire risk assessment qualification and will have a positive 'can do' attitude. You will be highly organised with a passion for service excellence and continuous improvement and will be a strong communicator who is confident when liaising with people at all levels. Being capable of working to deadlines is essential as is having knowledge of housing maintenance, repair specifications, diagnosing defects and remedial works. You will ideally also have strong knowledge of social housing management and of housing / property management systems (Northgate or similar). You must have a valid driving licence and daily access to a car, with room for a ladder, for business use.
We recognise that people are at the heart of our business and that success is dependent on committed colleagues.  We make sure they feel supported and encourage a culture of opportunity and learning to enable colleagues to fulfil their potential and make a real difference to people's lives every day.
Working for PA is incredibly rewarding. Everyone in our team makes a difference to people in the diverse and vibrant communities we serve.
In return, we reward our staff for their dedication by offering competitive salaries and an excellent range of employee benefits including:
26 days annual leave entitlement per annum plus bank holidays (prorated for part time roles)
Opportunities to develop your career through internal and external training, professional qualifications, career coaching etc.
Generous pension scheme
Health Cash plan for discounted optical, dental and health
Childcare vouchers
Perkbox -  High street discounts
Long Service Awards
Health and Wellbeing initiatives
We are located 3 miles from M1/M69 and 1 mile away from Leicester train station
There is an expectation that a new employee will not be eligible for transfers, promotions or secondments for a period of 6 months.
If you require any of the attachments in a different format or you require support with the application process please do not hesitate to contact us via the email address below.
As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, PA Housing welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.  
Closing date: Midnight, 21st February 2019.