Health, Safety and Fire Advisor Jobs at Anchor
Looking for a new role in health and safety? Join Anchor, England's largest provider of specialist housing and care for people later in life, and play a vital role as a Health, Fire & Safety Advisor.
Working within an allocated region and area of the business, our Health, Fire & Safety Advisors support the provision of a competent and comprehensive health, safety, and fire (HS&F) service, helping to keep our residents and colleagues safe.
What does a health and safety role at Anchor involve?
Working within a region for a team of HS&F Advisors, you will:
- Conduct and review fire risk assessments: Ensure Anchor premises, residents and colleagues are well-prepared for fire emergencies.
- Conduct and review health and safety audits: Assess and report on the health and safety policies, procedures and systems in place at Anchor.
- Provide training: Train and support operational teams achieve excellent levels of compliance in varying areas of health, safety, and fire.
- Investigate accidents and incidents: Thoroughly investigate incidents reported to the HSE under RIDDOR and ensure that lessons learned are disseminated to relevant parties.
- Liaise with external authorities: Collaborate with external agencies and support colleagues after site visits, such as fire safety audits conducted by local fire and rescue services.
- Provide general HS&F advice: Provide valuable guidance to operational teams, ensuring a secure environment for residents, customers, and visitors.
Requirements for working in health and safety at Anchor
A career in health and safety at Anchor requires:
- Health and safety management experience: Application of health and safety management within a similar environment.
- NEBOSH general certificate: Hold a recognized Health and Safety qualification, such as NEBOSH.
- Fire risk assessment qualification: A recognised qualification and experience in completing fire risk assessments.
- Deadline-oriented work experience: Experience of working within strict deadlines and to specified performance measures
- Multi-site experience: Previous experience of working within a multi-site discipline.
- Team player and autonomy: Ability to work effectively within a team and work autonomously when required.
- Training delivery experience: Previous experience in delivering health, safety, and fire training.
- Accident and incident investigation: Demonstrable experience in investigating accidents and incidents.
- Pragmatic approach: Ability to apply organisational guidelines but apply a pragmatic approach when necessary.
- Effective communication: Possess strong communication and influencing skills for interactions with internal and external stakeholders and customers.
- Microsoft Office proficiency: Be adept in using Microsoft Office applications.
- Willingness to travel: Be ready to travel within the designated region and beyond when necessary.
- Full driver's licence: Hold a valid UK driver's licence.
If you are passionate about health and safety and meet these criteria, consider a rewarding career with Anchor, where your expertise can make a real difference in the lives of our residents and staff.
Working in health and safety at Anchor
Below some of our colleagues share their experiences of working in a health, safety and fire roles at Anchor.
You can also hear from some of the people working in other roles across the wider Property and Assets team here.
Health, Safety and Fire Advisor
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Building Safety Delivery Manager
Working within the Property and Assets team for almost 8 years has been challenging yet very rewarding and quite possibly one of the best decisions I have ever made. Everyone within the P&A especially …
Health, Safety and Fire Advisor
Since joining Anchor as a regional Health, Safety and Fire Advisor I’ve found my role has been very satisfying. The work has not been without its challengers but the greater the challenge the greater …