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Fire Risk Assessor / Fire Officer

Networx Recruitment
HP3 9TD, Hemel Hempstead
£45,000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

Fire Risk Assessor / Fire Officer


Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire (Hybrid/Smart Working with Travel)


Salary £45,000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits


Permanent, Full Time


37 hours per week (Monday – Friday, Flexibility Negotiable)




Are you an experienced Fire Risk Assessor?




Do you hold a NEBOSH Fire Certificate or an CFPA Fire Diploma?




Thrive Homes is seeking a Fire Risk Assessor who will be responsible for ensuring that the organisation remains legally compliant with all fire safety matters and actively promotes fire safety throughout the business.


Work closely with colleagues within Thrive to ensure fire safety compliance at Thrive, keeping abreast of changes to legislation, regulation, best practice and advice from governing bodies and assisting in the implementing changes as a result.




At Thrive we offer excellent benefits:




Thrive’s Top 10!


  • Annual Leave - 25 days per year increasing by length of service (up to 30 days). Buy or sell annual leave Generous family friendly provision Pension - Thrive Homes will pay double your contribution (up to 10%). Discretionary Bonus Life assurance - a payment of 3x your salary Health Cash Plan - facility to claim cashback for dental, optical and physiotherapy costs, alongside wellness services. Virtual GP Service (available 24/7) Wellbeing reward scheme (earn vouchers through a health app) A range of engagement activities aimed at building team morale, supporting both physical and mental health, and celebrating all things that make us different.



Thrive is proud to deliver flexibility for colleague to work in a manner that suits their work/life balance. Our SMART working policy allows individuals to take full control of their productivity by offering an agile working choice.


Other Responsibilities:


  • Undertake fire risk assessments, fire door inspections and all other fire safety related assessments in accordance with Thrives policies and procedure and ensuring they are up to date. All actions coming out of the fire risk assessments are identified, tracked and closed as per the fire risk assessment timeframes. Ensure works are monitored and managed in line with legislation and best practice, liaising with internal and external agencies, carrying out post inspections in line with the organisations policies and procedures. Work with the Fire Safety Project Surveyor to ensure all Fire Safety related procedures are up to date and align with current legislation, providing expert advice on matters relating to fire safety. Ensure all off-site activities operate within policy and comply with Fire Safety requirements. Work with the Fire Safety Project Surveyor to investigate and make recommendations on any fire related incidents. Support the Fire Safety Project Surveyor in delivering fire safety training for all colleagues. Liaise with appropriate outside authorities including the Fire and Rescue Authority and Building Control to include post fire reporting. Ensure internal and external audits are undertaken and compliance is met with our accreditations. You will be required to undertake any other reasonable duties or projects as required by your line manager/senior manager.



  • Experience within a similar role. Effective teamwork skills and the ability to work alone. A formal fire safety qualification, CFPA Fire Diploma, NEBOSH Fire Certificate or equivalent is essential. A member of a fire accrediting body e.g. Institution of Fire Engineers Good communication skills A full driving licence and vehicle is required due to the nature of the role.

All roles at Thrive are subject to a basic DBS check.


Closing date: 18th April 2024


Interviews to be confirmed


We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.


About Thrive


Thrive Homes is an award-winning housing association with a strong track record and ambitious plans. Thrive exists to provide good quality affordable homes and services enabling the development of communities where people enjoy living. We manage over 5,000 properties and are continuing to build new homes each year.


Thrive’s Approach


Thrive is an exciting place to work. We challenge ourselves and others to deliver results and think differently. We share positive experiences and messages, with trust and respect at the core of every relationship. Our leaders adopt a coaching and mentoring approach - enabling and empowering others to deliver. We embrace change and encourage a strong focus on positive outcomes. We value agile working arrangements from our offices in Apsley, Hertfordshire and we pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues by offering progressive careers and a full range of modern benefits, as we continue to grow as an organisation and aim to attract the very best people.


Thrive homes are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is at the core of our understanding the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. We actively encourage all applicants that are suitable for the role, from diverse career paths and backgrounds and from all sections of the community.


As committed members of Inclusive Employers and a Disability Confident Committed employer, we remain steadfast to a fair recruitment process. If you have any accessibility needs and require reasonable adjustment, please contact us.



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