Fire Consultant

18.50 GBP Hourly
04 Jun 2019
16 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A client of mine is looking for a Lead Fire Consultant - Fire Safety operates as a professional/technical specialist working within the Health & Safety Team to improve organisational performance in relation to fire safety through the provision of leading-edge H&S practices. They build and maintain strong and productive relationships to deliver a range of strategic and operational solutions in relation to fire safety.

Principal Accountabilities

* To undertake Fire Risk Assessments and associated site inspections on owned or managed properties.

* To ensure that statutory requirements are met and to provide a comprehensive fire safety advisory service

* Service is provided within a directorate/ service area which may include educational establishments:

* To provide and deploy expert knowledge, skills and interventions to influence, challenge and support the management of fire safety action plans;

* To follow BHCC systems and procedures for the effective monitoring and auditing fire safety performance

* Monitor and identify issues and recommend innovative and preventative measures to improve fire safety performance and maximise safety in the workplace

* Delivering Training

General Accountabilities

To co-operate in the implementation of the organisation of Health and Safety policy

In particular: as set out in section 4.5 of the Health & Safety Policy:

* To take due care of their own health and safety and that of others, who may be affected by their acts and mistakes at work

* To use equipment according to instructions

* To ensure that they do not use facilities and equipment recklessly or interfere with the safe use of equipment, materials or systems

* To report any unsafe act, or condition, any accident or incident according to Health and Safety Policy

Essential Criteria

* Relevant First Risk Assessment Qualification

* Up to date knowledge of European and UK Health & Safety Legislation as it applies to the role

* Ability to use principles of digital platforms relevant to the job role

* Knowledge of principles, practices, policies and procedures relating to fire safety

* Member of the Institute of Occupational Health & Safety / RSP or non qualified member with significant comparable experience

* Understanding and practical experience of the range of health and safety functions, practice and procedure relevant to a large complex organisation

* Significant practical or professional experience and understanding of delivering fire safety advice

* Significant experience of undertaking fire risk assessments under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV or call me on (phone number removed).

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