Fire Safety Advisor

£34.86 per hour
Closing date
18 May 2022

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large healthcare organisation as a Fire Safety Advisor.

The post will be based in London, on an interim basis for 6 months, with an hourly rate of £34.86.

The post holder will be responsible for undertaking a program of suitable and sufficient fire risk assessments, providing competent organisation wide fire safety advice, developing, and delivering a program of fire safety training.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide professional advice on all matters relating to fire prevention, precaution, and fire response, affecting or likely to affect the management of the organisations fire safety. Maintain and develop specialist knowledge on current trends and maintain currency of relevant legislation;
  • Provide interpretation and application of the provisions of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Firecode and other official guidance and legislation in respect of fire safety in NHS premises. Ensure that fire safety statutory compliance is co-ordinated and maintained;
  • Carry out suitable and sufficient fire risk assessments as per the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Firecode and the organisations Fire Safety Action Plan;
  • Undertake specialist fire risk assessments within clinical and non-clinical secure environments as required;
  • Ensure the dissemination and practical application of fire risk assessments to functional heads and staff with specific fire responsibilities;
  • Undertake specialist investigations of all fire incidents, producing appropriate reports for the Head of Fire safety and the local manager with responsibility for fire safety matters;
  • Provide a specialist role in fire emergency planning, the impact with security issues and the organisation’s contingency plans. Maintain an effective site fire tactical plan with security and the Fire and Rescue Service;
  • Ensure the availability, currency and dissemination of fire strategy drawings incorporating fire hazards;
  • Maintain comprehensive records of all fire incidents and investigations ensuring that trends are identified, and that advice is given to the appropriate parties for remedial action to reduce incidents;
  • Maintain building fire safety manuals;
  • Monitor compliance of the organisations permit to work (PTW) procedures including the requisite fire stopping PTW and related plans;
  • Develop and deliver relevant fire safety training courses reflecting the organisation requirements and departmental training needs analysis;
  • Recommend prioritised actions in respect to fire safety improvements for Capital Investment with appropriate and periodic reports regarding the status of fire precautions within the organisation;
  • Take an active role in meetings.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Educated to a minimum of HNC (level 4) in a fire related discipline or be able to demonstrate substantial fire safety experience;
  • Fire safety experience within the NHS or other large public sector organisations;
  • Experience in the application of fire safety legislation, Firecode and other fire related guidance documents;
  • Ability to assess, develop and deliver comprehensive fire training programmes based on relevant training needs analysis;
  • Experience in competently assessing and documenting fire related risk;
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work to timescales to meet objectives.
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


Finegreen are a leading independent recruitment consultancy for both Interim and Permanent appointments in various disciplines and market sectors throughout the UK & overseas, with specific strength within the Healthcare and Education sectors.

Our Estates & Facilities division manages a database of immediately available, cost effective, fully referenced candidates with significant experience of the following ;

  • Executive & Director level
  • Soft Facilities Management
  • Hard Facilities Management
  • Surveying and Property Management
  • Engineering (including Building Services and Maintenance)
  • Health and Safety / CDM
  • Project Management
  • Energy & Environmental Management
  • Fleet & Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Bid & Contract Management
  • Compliance
  • Change Management
  • Consultancy
  • Business Development

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