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Fire Safety Advisor

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
To be a Fire Safety Advisor, based at Frimley Park Hospital,

To ensure that Fire Safety courses are developed and delivered to highly professional standards and are in line with the Trust's Fire Policy and strategic direction. To interpret legal requirements in Fire Safety and provide specialist advice to the management structure.

Main duties of the job

Conducting of Fire Safety Training to all staff levels.

Undertaking Fire Safety Auditing of all departments and wards.

Advising Fire safety Manager to fulfill specific duties.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work with the Fire Safety Manager to ensure that the facilitation of fire safety training, both theoretical and practical for staff is in place across the organisation in line with the Trusts Fire Safety and Health and Safety Policies.

The Auditing of Fire Risk Assessments on Wards & departments in line with HTM 05-01.

To ensure that awareness of the strategy and provision for suitable and sufficient training of staff in evacuation procedures are in place for all patient, public and staff areas of the hospital sites.

To support the Fire Safety Manager in ensuring that fire systems are safe, fire fighting equipment is well maintained and that fire doors and escape routes meet appropriate requirements.

To support the Fire Safety Manager to ensure that adequate systems for fire risk assessment and structural risk assessment are in place to satisfy legislative requirements and Fire Authority guidance.

To support the Fire Safety Manager in providing information to Capital Projects and Estates staff regarding the satisfactory completion of fire safety works against published fire risk assessments to satisfy legislative requirements.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Professional qualification in fire related subject or equivalent in experience.


  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate or equivalent.
  • Membership of a professional body i.e. Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) etc.



  • Experience in a fire related role or discipline.
  • Experience as a trainer and presenter
  • Good working knowledge of legislation, guidance and Approved Codes of Practice that relate to Fire, Health & Safety and Moving and Handling.


  • Experience of working within a fire safety environment
  • Familiar with NHS structures and processes relating to Fire Safety.

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Frimley Park Hospital

Portsmouth Road


GU16 7UJ

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