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Compliance & Fire Safety Officer

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting from £35,745 to £38,890 per annum
Portland House, Worthing
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
26/11/2020 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Compliance & Fire Safety Officer (Temporary for 12 months) 

Salary: Starting from £35,745 to £38,890 per annum

Grade: Grade 7

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Portland House, Worthing

Closing Date: 26th November 2020

Adur Homes are seeking a Housing Compliance and Fire Safety Officer to join the Adur Homes team. As a Housing Compliance and Fire Safety Officer, you will help to make sure our housing is safe for our residents, which makes your role critical.

You will work in collaboration with the Fire Safety Manager and the Compliance Manager to ensure that we comply with all relevant legislation in relation to compliance activities, asbestos management and fire safety regulations.

As the Housing Compliance and Fire Safety Officer, you will be responsible for:

● Carrying out inspections to monitor the standard of our contractors workmanship
● Keeping our records up to date and maintaining our databases
● Reviewing asbestos reports and providing guidance to colleagues
● Commissioning of asbestos surveys and other related work
● Carrying out reviews of fire risk assessments
● Providing regular reports and updates
● Taking decisions on asbestos and fire-related issues and escalating where necessary

While technical knowledge is crucial, you’ll need to be good with people too. Happy dealing with residents, contractors and colleagues, you’ll know how to build relationships, solve problems creatively and express yourself well.

The successful candidate will have experience in a range of compliance activities, be fully IT literate and have experience of implementing, maintaining and reviewing administrative systems.

This post is for a 12 month initial period that may be extended.

Does this sound like you? For an informal discussion about this post, contact Jemma Seaton, Fire Safety Manager.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.

Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply

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