Home based with frequent travel
Job Title: Fire Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours
Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.
Anchor Hanover is one of the country’s leading Retirement providers and the new developments section of the company consists of 2 Retirement Villages and 5 Retirements Developments located in the Southern region of the UK. This rapidly growing company is acquiring further land for future developments.
We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.
At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.
About the role
You will act as lead in the development and maintenance of a clear, consistent, compliant and proportionate approach to fire safety management on a strategic and operational level to Anchor Hanover Group. The role will be key to ensuring that Anchor Hanover Group meet both statutory and non-statutory fire safety management duties in relation to fire legislation and associated building regulations.
You will provide a professional advisory service embracing all areas of fire safety management including, development of the fire strategy and policy, quality checking fire risk assessments, fire safety inspections/audits, investigating fire safety incidents, measuring performance and KPI’s. Providing regular reports as agreed.
You will have extensive knowledge and application of fire safety management within care and social housing environments, including conducting and auditing fire risk assessments. You will have a thorough understanding of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and associated guidance relative to care and housing. Experience of working within strict deadlines and to specified performance measures is a must. You will have excellent knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word.
You will be a Graduate or Associate of the Institution of Fire Engineers (GIFireE/AIFireE) status or equivalent and/or holds Advanced Diploma in Fire Safety Management. You will have a recognised Fire Risk Assessment qualification and full current driving Licence.
As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor Hanover Group:
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Buy and sell annual leave
Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
20% off mobile phone contracts
25% off Private Healthcare
Contributory pension, 4% from you and 4% from us
Anchor Hanover is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to have an LGBT+ resident group, and also BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled colleague networks. These work closely with the organisation to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members. We recruit, train and promote without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other protected status. One of our values is ‘respect’, therefore we do not accept harassment or discrimination from any colleague, resident or third party.