Service Care Solutions Ltd

Fire Safety Officer

A Local Authority based in West Yorkshire is currently looking for a Technical Officer to join their Fire Safety team.

This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will hold a NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management (or equivalent) and will also have experience in a similar role.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the development and implementation of all required policies and procedures in relation to fire safety ensuring compliance with all legislative requirements.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

Ensure that all relevant information is captured and uploaded into the Compliance Risk Database.
Manage and undertake FRA inspections and programme, including risk management of assets.
Be responsible for identifying the technical solutions for fire safety works, and support investment teams in the delivery of major schemes, repair teams and contractors in the delivery of minor works.
Responsible for liaising with other professional bodies including Building Control and the Fire Service.
Responsible for identifying all fire related risks and issues across the portfolio and design, arrange and oversee the necessary remedial actions and work packages.
Assist the compliance team in monitoring that remedial actions identified through the FRAs are being delivered within a timely manner.
Be an ambassador for fire safety across the organisation and work with Health & Safety and other colleagues to ensure best practice in this area is adopted wherever deemed appropriate.


GCSE (or equivalent ) Grade 4 (C) or above in English & Maths or equivalent.
Educated to HNC level or equivalent and/or professionally qualified in Fire Safety Management or a related discipline and/or the ability to demonstrate relevant experience.
NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management (or equivalent)


Experience of preparing comprehensive fire related work specifications and work designs to a high standard.
Extensive knowledge of the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Extensive experience of carrying out Fire Risk Assessments to PAS79 standard.
Sound knowledge of the Building Regulations, Disabled Access, Fire, CDM and Health & Safety Legislation.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £20 - £22 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£510-£555 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications.

So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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