Non Clinical - Fire Safety Support Officer

  • Department Operational Estates Management (RSH)
  • Salary £23,949.00 – £26,282 per annum
  • Closing Date 09/12/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-FSS-134
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

The Trust is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Fire Support Officer to work within the Estates team, reporting directly to the Associate Director of Estates, to provide specialist fire safety advice and training, and to undertake business continuity and emergency preparedness planning.

The successful applicant will have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and be able to deliver theoretical and practical training that is both engaging and memorable. There will also be a requirement to carry out fire risk assessments and audits and to provide practical advice on fire safety measures needed for capital project works. The ability to contribute to the development of fire strategies and produce fire evacuation/emergency plans will also form part of the post holder’s duties.

The ideal candidate will have had recent experience in a healthcare setting and previously have worked for the Fire and Rescue Service and be able to demonstrate continuing professional development. A good working knowledge of the HTM05/Fire code suite of documents would also be of benefit.

Travel to other sites will be necessary and hence having a full UK driving license will be a requirement of the role.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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