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Building Safety Officer - Home based role

Bristol (Hybrid)
£35069 per annum
Job description
Building Safety Officer - Home based role

Location: Home-based, with travel required to visit geographical region & attend meetings as required at Emerson’s Green Office, Bristol
Contract: 6 month fixed-term contract
Salary: £35,069 per annum

Job ref: 017322

Expiry date: 26 Apr 2024 23:59

We are looking for a Building Safety Officer to join our welcoming and friendly team here at Hft. This is your chance to make a real difference to people’s lives.

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.

Join us at Hft and you’ll develop your social care career with one of the leading names in the sector. You’ll go to work each day knowing you can make a real difference to the lives of adults with learning disabilities.

What’s in it for you?

There are a range of benefits and career development opportunities at Hft. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and lots of support along the way. ???????
With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible. As a “Gold” standard Investors in People accredited employer, we are committed to supporting colleague wellbeing as a priority.

-Annual Leave: 33 days pro rata (including 8 days statutory bank holidays)
-Training: Access to award winning training and development
-Wagestream: Allows you to flexibly access your pay throughout the month and utilise a range of financial support, through its dedicated app
-Aviva Digicare + workplace: Access to wellbeing services including health checks, Digital GP and mental health support.
-TELUS health: A 24/service, completely confidential counselling and support platform and helpline that is free for all colleagues to use.
-Discounted mobile ‘phone contracts. As an Hft employee, you’ll be able to take advantage of Vodafone’s Employee Advantage programme, giving you up to 30% off.
-Care Friends: Employee referral app – earn money for referring your friends to work for Hft.
-Free life assurance – 3 x your annual salary

-and more…

Key Responsibilities

As a Building Safety Officer, you will oversee the delivery of property related safety servicing programmes ensuring that customers are safe, and that we meet and exceed our landlord statutory requirements.

You will ensure compliance with all current legislation relating to Building Safety (gas, fire, electrical, water hygiene, asbestos, lift) whilst having due regard to relevant codes of practice and best practice.

You will lead in the regular monitoring and analysis of statutory compliance performance and the production of statutory compliance related management reports as required.

You will provide compliance administration support to the Head of Asset Management & Development, monitor renewal dates for services and Instruct approved suppliers to undertake service visits when required where Hft holds responsibility of compliance.

You will also be responsible for maintaining Hft’s compliance systems and ensuring compliance certificates and Risk Assessments are completed and filed in Hft’s agreed location.

Who are you?

-You will have an awareness or experience of supported housing, ideally for people with learning disabilities
-You will have experience in housing management or Maintenance and/or Building Compliance, with a proven knowledge and experience in building safety and all aspects of H&S.
-You will have knowledge of social housing issues, equality and diversity, fire safety and understanding of Building Compliance
-You will have the ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines but maintaining high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
-You will have excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
The ideal candidate will be based in Bristol or within commuting distance, and have a full UK driver's license with access to your own vehicle.

Find your place with us and change lives.

Job Description and Person Specification


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Hft's usual terms and conditions apply. Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.

REF-213 338
Posted by
hft View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 16 April 2024
Closed date: 26 April 2024 at 01:00
Job ref: REF-213338
Tags: Vocational/Services