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Interim Head of Fire Safety


Job Description:

Interim Head of Fire Safety needed in Castleford, Wakefield, £500 per day PAYE - Reference: 0008 CA4A / 1

 The post holder will report directly to the Service Director for Property, Facilities and Health and Safety and work closely with the corporate health and safety team, property compliance team and external contractors.

The role will be pivotal in transforming the approach to Fire Safety Management.

As the Client’s ‘competent person’ on all matters relating to Fire Safety, the post holder will ensure that that the Client complies with Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO) legislation and will provide assurance to Senior Officers they are discharging their responsibilities in line with all applicable legislation.

By the provision of competent advice, assist the Corporate Management Team, service Director of Property Facilities and Health and Safety and the wider Client in providing and maintaining levels of fire precaution within the premises in line with statutory, regulatory, and internal requirements, and maintaining good relationships with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Develop, implement, and maintaining an open and transparent Fire Safety Management System in line with BS:9997, the post holder will be able to provide assurance through the Service Director for Property Facilities and Health and Safety to the Corporate Director for Resources and the wider Client on matters relating to Fire Safety.

The post holder will be responsible for the provision and content of fire training and for ensuring fire risk assessments are in place that meet the statutory requirements of the RRO.




This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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