Brian Sims

[Expired] Operational Risk Assessor - Fire x 2 - IRC138978




Full Time
Company Details
Heelis, Swindon, SN2 2NA
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We have 2 positions available, one position in the London & South East and East of England Region and another position in the North East England and Midlands Region. Your application will be deemed to relate to the region within which you reside.

You'll work mostly within your home Region and be responsible for carrying out property-based fire risk assessments. You'll hold a full UK driving licence and be willing to travel. This will involve overnight stays as and when required. Your contractual location will be one of our regional hubs.

The role involves a combination of travel, working from home and from a regional hub – we have a number available throughout each region. There will be an opportunity to explore and agree remote working arrangements which strike the right balance for you and the Trust. The exact scope of the area you look after will be based upon where you live and the location of our current ORBP (Fire) colleagues.

Internally this role is known as: Operational Risk Assessor - Fire

The interviews will be held week commencing the 12th June.

What it's like to work here

We're bigger than you think, we're more complicated than we appear and we're larger scale than you'd imagine. We've got passionate people in all our teams, and we've got so much more we want to achieve. We're for ever, for everyone and we really mean that. We want everyone to feel welcome and enjoy access to our places, so we need to reach new audiences in ways that are meaningful and relevant to them without losing the hearts and minds of those that are already with us.

What you'll be doing

You will be undertaking a variety of fire risk assessments on National Trust complex historic houses and larger National Trust holiday accommodation plus other building types where required. You will be taking existing fire risk assessments and reviewing them against prevailing National Trust policy to produce a revised assessment which identifies specific mitigations.

Professional Indemnity Insurance is provided for employees undertaking this role in connection with National Trust business during the course of their employment.

Who we're looking for

Relevant qualification in fire safety & fire risk assessment e.g. Fire Protection Association, NEBOSH, Graduate of the Institute of Fire Engineers

  • Fire risk management and fire risk assessment expertise
  • Be listed on a national recognised register for fire risk assessors or have suitable comparable practical experience of fire risk assessing
  • Good working knowledge of current fire safety legislation, building regulations and technical standards
  • Knowledge of working within the Heritage environment
  • Knowledge of working within a sleeping risk environment

The package

The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Tax free childcare scheme
  • Rental deposit loan scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Perks at work discounts i.e. gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.
  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Independent financial advice Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

Salary: £35,724 per annum

Contract type: Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Closing date: 3 June 2023

Address: Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA

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