Fire Safety Adviser (CC11700)

University of Bath
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job title Fire Safety Adviser

Department Human Resources

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

This role is potentially sponsorable subject to candidates meeting the tradeable points criteria

Placed on Friday 24 May 2024

Closing date Sunday 23 June 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC11700

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Joining our Safety, Health, & Employee Wellbeing Team you will be involved in a variety of fire safety initiatives, from the design of academic projects to liaising with our accommodation team. In this dynamic role you will be collaborating with other team members to lead our advisory and monitoring service, using your substantial professional knowledge to deliver pragmatic advice across our fascinating academic and professional services on and around our campus.

About the role

As our fire safety lead, you will provide a consultancy service which will include comprehensive risk assessments and control measures across a range of building types and processes. Primarily based at our campus you will also have some travel to our other properties in Bath. Developing positive actions and behaviours throughout your audits, inspections, awareness campaigns, you will develop innovative ways to foster a proactive fire safety culture. You will take end-to-end ownership of your audits and inspections and be a key member of our Health and Safety Committee meetings.

About you

You will be experienced in providing fire safety advice within a complex organisation with a wide range of facilities. With a comprehensive knowledge of health and safety legislation especially in respect of fire safety management, you will also have:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills whilst working with, providing advice to, training, and promoting excellence in fire safety to staff members at all levels.
  • A proactive approach to help foster a positive safety culture, especially among those managing estates-based health and safety hazards.
  • A NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety or similar.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development and mentoring others.
  • The ability to empower others to improve performance and ensure compliance to relevant health and safety standards.
  • Experience of collaborating closely with external regulatory authorities for Health and Safety, Environment and Fire.
  • Further information

    This is a hands-on, customer-facing role, which is predominantly based on the Claverton Down campus. There will be some scope for hybrid working although we anticipate that you will usually work at least three days per week on campus.

    For more information about this role, please contact Chris Young, Deputy Director Safety & Wellbeing Services ([email protected]).

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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