Fire Safety Advisor & Trainer

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
We want you to help us build and maintain the most modern, sustainable, progressive and forward thinking environments in which our healthcare professionals can deliver outstanding care for one and all. It's what we have called 'Building Brilliance'. Following significant investment in the Trust, we have developed outstanding plans for new developments which will push RCHT right to the forefront of modern hospital care.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for committed individuals who are team driven and focused in delivering exceptional Fire Safety management and advice to the Trust. The individual must have a flexible work attitude and be able to listen to key stakeholders Fire Safety issues and provide well considered and defendable advice.

It is important that the individual is open and adaptable to change and willing to challenge unacceptable practice that does not promote the safety of the patients or staff within the Trust care. The individual will have evidence of competence in a Fire Safety role and be able to articulate freely Fire standards in line with the Fire Safety Order 2005 and Health Care Technical manuals dedicated to Fire safety provision and training.

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.

The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of �380 million and 750 beds. We work with health and social care organisations -including NHS Kernow and NHS England- to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000- which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually develop clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to detailed Job Description / Specification for comprehensive details.

Most Challenging Part of your job

Maintaining the balance of statutory requirements and practical applications

Ensuring the Fire Safety is a high-profile activity

Person Specification



  • Must have attended Fire Safety Courses at Fire Safety College - Or equivalent approved provider
  • Educated to a minimum of diploma level in Fire Safety or equivalent
  • L3 Diploma Fire Safety
  • Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers or recognised equivalent fire safety group
  • Risk Assessor Course


  • Certificate in Management at NVQ Level IV or equivalent
  • PTLLS Teaching Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Fire Engineering Degree



  • Recent experience of working with Local Authority or the NHS in a Fire Safety capacity
  • Experience in the delivery of training to clinical and non clinical staff

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospital

Estates Department, Royal Cornwall Hospital



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