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Title:  Fire Risk Assessor

Location: 

Chester, North West, GB, CH1 4QJ

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  137384

 

Sanctuary provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary organisations.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

 

Fire Risk Assessor

 

Octavian Centre, Chester – Covering the North West

 

£30,503 - £32,109 per year – plus company car

 

35 Hours per week – 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday

 

We are looking for a Fire Risk Assessor to join our team at Chester to cover the North West region. You will be working as a team of 2 carrying out fire risk assessments, whilst completing any remedial actions and carrying out post inspection works for the full portfolio of properties, ensuring high standards of safety are maintained. 

 

Our Compliance team are responsible for managing compliance responsibilities including gas servicing and fire risk assessments to ensure properties comply with legislation with our priority being the safety of our residents.

 

The role of Fire Risk Assessor will include:

  • Undertaking of fire risk assessments, audits, inspections and surveys in line with organisational policies and procedures
  • Produce and maintain reports/documentation for fire risk assessment specifications, with the ability to demonstrate inspections and remedial actions meet KPIs
  • Coordinate, communicate and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, identifying any shortfalls in service delivery
  • Raise awareness of fire risks and promote fire safety measures

 

Skills and experience:

  • Fire Risk Assessment Qualification Level 4 or similar level of qualification
  • Recent experience of undertaking a similar role such as Fire Risk Surveyor, Fire Risk Assessor or Fire Safety Officer
  • Proven track record of conducting fire risk assessments ideally gained in the social housing or construction sector (or similar)
  • Some knowledge of Fire regulations including the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, legislation and current and good practice
  • Proven experience of working to deadlines and prioritising work loads
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel (or similar)
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence

 

About us

Sanctuary Property Services provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary’s organisations.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

 

Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Role salary is £28,375 with an additional policy allowance of £2,128 per annum (rising to £29,869 with an additional policy allowance of £2,240 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

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To carry out this role in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 you will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption as part of the recruitment process.

 

Closing Date: 9 December 2021

 

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

 

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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