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Fire Risk Assessor

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, £18 , Contract

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Fire Risk Assessor - £18 Hour/PAYE

To contribute to the delivery of an effective Health, Safety and Fire risk assessment/advisory service by providing specialist advice on fire safety, organisational review and policy, leading or working on specific projects/cases, to both internal and external organisations and partners.

· Support the Health and Safety Manager with the implementation and continuous improvement of the council's fire risk management system.
· Carry out detailed fire risk assessments in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and preparing associated reports within an accepted standard and in a timely manner.
· Highlight to relevant personnel any remedial actions that are required after undertaking the Fire Risk Assessments.
· Support the Health and Safety Manager to ensure there are adequate arrangements for emergency planning and preparedness, including fire evacuation and stay put procedures and that those procedures are adequately tested.
· Assist the Health and Safety Manager in the production of all fire policies, procedures and guidance across all sites where the council has an interest.
· Provide managers and clients with ongoing competent fire safety advice, including legal requirements, best practice and compliance.
· Investigate and report on all fire incidents throughout the Council and client's premises reporting on findings and making recommendations to prevent reoccurrence.
· Build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure an excellent fire safety and advisory service is provided to all internal and external clients.
· Proactively liaise with enforcing authorities such as Tyne and Wear Fire Rescue Service on behalf of the council and clients.
· To deliver a range of fire safety training courses to managers and employees on a prioritised basis.
· Attend service and client meetings when necessary.

· Recognisable and professional qualification in fire safety management and fire risk assessment from creditable providers such as the Fire Protection Association, Fire Industry Association or NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management or equivalent.
· Proven and previous experience in the completion of Fire Risk Assessments and reports.
· In depth post qualification experience providing services to large organisations in either the commercial sector or social housing sector.
· An understanding of active and passive fire protection systems.
· Delivering fire safety training to a broad range of delegates

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Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom