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Fire Risk Assessor
  • Employer: London Borough of Hackney
  • Reference: LBH/21/173660
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 16:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £43,599 - £45,594
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Hackney

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Fire Risk Assessor

We seek a suitably qualified Fire Risk Assessor who has practical expertise in fire safety and an eye for quality, who will bring value to our Fire Safety Team.

You will support the team in the delivery of the fire risk assessment programme and provide assurance that effective records are in place; promoting a strong, positive and proactive culture to protect our residents in their homes.

Your experience of fire risk assessing will be extensive, with particular experience in high-rise and multi-occupied residential buildings (knowledge and understanding of ADB, BS9991). You will be able to demonstrate how you apply PAS79.

The post holder will undertake this very important task, often engaging with our residents and contractors alike. We expect the post holder to deliver a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment to a high quality, which will drive forward our FRA planned works, the importance of which cannot be understated.

Therefore the successful candidate will hold a Fire Risk Assessment qualification at level 3, such as NEBOSH or IFE Fire Safety Certificate; ASFP Level 3 in Passive Fire Protection or equivalent and Membership of Third Party Accreditation Scheme - IFE/IFSM or equivalent or willing to work towards accreditation. Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety or equivalent is desirable.

You will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of UK legislation and guidance. Previous experience of working as a Fire Risk Assessor within social housing or the public sector is desirable. The ability to produce and analyse statistical data is a key requirement for this role.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. 

Closing date for applications: 05 December 2021

Interview date: TBC

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available:

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