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Building Safety Officer (Fire Risk)

Chippenham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, £32,140 - £35,354 , Permanent

Posted: 13hours ago


Building Safety Officer (Fire Risk)
Chippenham, Wiltshire
£32,140 - £35,354 (+ £750 Car Allowance) per annum - depending on skills
Contract type - Permanent
Working hours - Full Time
Our client develops a range of new homes - for rent, shared ownership, and sale - while also providing housing management, care and support, and commercial property services.
They increase the opportunities for people to thrive by giving them access to great homes and services to match. This supports the creation of strong and vibrant communities.
They make a difference to people's lives - and this is something they want to continue doing, for more people, every day, and they have ambitious plans to simplify and modernise their organisation, to become a simply brilliant landlord.
About the role
To support the critical work our client is doing around health, safety and compliance they are looking for a Building Safety Officer to join their Building Safety and Compliance Team.
You will be a key member of this team, with the primary focus being on fire safety, responsible for carrying out a number of building safety related activities, such as weekly testing of fire alarms, monthly testing of emergency lighting, general site inspections, fire door inspections, management of fire actions via a cloud-based system and other property related compliance duties.
A typical day would include pre-arranged visits to a number of blocks/schemes to complete regular inspections/tests within the common areas, post inspections and audits of completed works and resolving technical queries.
You will provide a key role for them in ensuring their residents are kept safe and the organisation remains compliant. You will be a key point of contact for communicating directly with their customers to resolve issues and share safety information.
About you
It is essential that you have experience of working with and knowledge of the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and have the ability to effectively deliver a programme of compliance inspections.
You must have extensive experience of Coordinating the swift completion of any recommendations and actions arising from FRAs, ensuring records and audit trails are maintained/updated to evidence achievement and compliance.
You will ensure that all Fire Risk Assessments are adequate and up to date, and that all recommendations and identified actions are completed in full and in a timely manner
Previous experience of implementing and maintaining accurate records and undertaking performance monitoring, ideally in relation to fire safety is also essential.
You will be confident when communicating effectively with a range of stakeholders, at different levels, both verbally and in writing.
In support and recognition of their colleagues who will help them deliver their employer strategy, they offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
All individuals who apply to work there are considered on their merits in line with their Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.
Our client is a Disability Confident Employer therefore they actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the 'essential eligibility criteria' for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.
If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let them know.
Closing Date - 17 February 2021
Interview Date - TBC

Job Details

Chippenham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
£32,140 - £35,354