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Deputy Fire Safety Manager

Band 7

Main area
Fire Safety
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Great Dover Street
£39,866 - £49,704 p.a inc. HCA
21/11/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Essentia is responsible for the majority of non-clinical healthcare services at the Trust. We design, build and maintain healthcare infrastructure, vital to the smooth running of services. A most recent build is the prestigious Cancer Treatment Centre at Guy’s hospital.

We are seeking a highly experienced and dynamic Deputy Fire Safety Manager to join our capital development team.

As a valued member of the team you will provide professional management to ensure Trust compliance with the Regulatory Reform Order, which will include fire training and fire warden training, in an ambitious organisation. You’ll be a strong team player who excels at getting things done while managing a busy workload.

The role supports the Trust Fire Safety Manager in managing the delivery of fire safety training for all departments, as required in the Fire Code Policy. You will also Implement regular fire safety audits and risk assessments for all departments.

The successful candidate will have previous fire service experience, including providing training, fire risk assessments and a technical understanding of the aspects of firefighting equipment. In addition the candidate will be a Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers or Moreton-in-the-Marsh trained and also have experience of working in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order.

If you would like to join our dynamic team, please apply online.

The closing date for applications is: Friday 9th November 2018

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 27th November 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

David Barclay, Fire Safety Manager, (available from from 28th August)

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 188 7514

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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