Fire Risk Assessor

Salary: Circa £48,800

Location: South East London

Weekly Hours: Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

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What we’re looking for:

  • Do you have excellent fire risk assessment skills and a demonstrable track record of achieving effective and pragmatic assessments?

  • Do you have a NEBOSH fire qualification?

  • Do you have demonstrable analytical skills?

  • Are you able to work independently, exercising good initiative and judgement; with an attention to detail and ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously?

  • Are you able to work under pressure and meet deadlines and targets?

If so, this role is perfect for you!

Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for a Fire Risk Assessor on a Permanent basis.

Please note this role will cover North and West London.

A bit about the role:

As a Fire Risk Assessor, you will ensure the safety of residents and visitors in our buildings by carrying out fire risk assessments, and by working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure our customers’ needs are met and the departmental/team/organisational objectives are achieved.

Some of the key results for the role include:

  • Carrying out Fire Risk Assessments (FRA’s) on nominated properties and producing timely reports whilst managing workload.

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to support our customers and to assess clients’ needs.

  • Delivering FRA reports promptly and correctly to the Peabody management system to enable the Fire Safety Team (FST) to create actions plans and the Delivery Teams to issue work efficiently

  • Ensuring fire risk assessment software is used, where appropriate, and supporting the drive to use this for as many FRA’s as possible

  • Respond to enquiries from internal and external customers or re-direct as appropriate and ensuring a timely and customer focused response is provided.

A bit about us:

160 years after it was established, Peabody is one of the oldest not-for-profit housing associations in the UK.

The Peabody Group is responsible for more than 107,000 homes, with around 220,000 residents across London and the Home Counties. We also have around 20,000 care and support customers.

Our purpose is to help people flourish, and we are getting closer to residents by taking a local approach.

We are committed to delivering a responsive and easily accessible repairs service and investing in our existing homes so they are safe and well maintained. Our retrofit projects will make thousands of our homes more energy efficient.

We work with councils and communities to promote economic inclusion, tackle inequality and poverty, and prioritise wellbeing.

Here just a few of the benefits for working at Peabody:

  • Flexible and hybrid working (depending on the role)

  • Up to 30 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays

  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates 

  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year 

  • Flexible benefits scheme, including family friendly benefits and access to a discount portal 

  • 4 x salary life assurance

  • Up to 10% pension contribution

Are you ready to apply?

PLEASE NOTE: As an employer, Peabody does not provide sponsorship as a licenced UK employer.

To be considered for the position of Fire Risk Assessor, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit both your CV and a bit about why we should consider you for the role. 

Interviews will be held week commencing 1st July.

If you need to ask us anything else at all, feel free to drop an email to and one of our team will be in touch.

Peabody reserves the right to close this advert before the advertised closing date, depending on the number of applications received.

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Vacancy details:

  • Discipline:
    Construction & Property, Social Housing

  • Weekly Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

  • Contract type:
    Full Time

  • Closing Date:
    20/06/2024 23:59:00


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