Compliance Surveyor

We have a new opportunity for a Fire Risk and Compliance Surveyor to join us...

  • Full Time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Salary £32,900
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Flexible working
  • Employee Discount Scheme (BOB)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Fire Risk and Compliance Surveyor to join our Compliance Team based at Ashington.

As an Ambassador of Bernicia and to be successful in your role as a fire risk and compliance surveyor, you will ensure we follow legal standards, regulatory requirements and in-house policies relating to Fire Safety and Asbestos Management.   You will also be asked to contribute to the compliance management of gas, electrical, lift safety and water hygiene.

We expect you to take responsibility for your own personal and professional development, ensuring you stay up to date on all fire risk and asbestos duty to manage training. With that, you will provide technical support and advice to Bernicia, colleagues and customers, keeping up to date with changes in relevant policy and legislation to ensure delivery is effective and compliant. You will work with fire services and managers to develop, amend, and implement fire safety plans.

You will be responsible for identifying fire hazards and risks, recording and reporting your findings and advising on fire safety.  You will ensure full and accurate records are maintained, demonstrating compliance with legislation, guidance, and policy. You will work closely with housing services to ensure customers understand fire safety and take action to remove fire risk, carry out minor fire-related remedial works, advising on appropriate controls to reach and maintain compliance.

You will support and advise on improvement plans for areas of non-compliance, support the production and review of aligned compliance policies, procedures, and processes, and provide validated performance information and assurance to the Compliance Manager. You will support internal and external audits, ensuring actions are complete within timescales and findings are communicated with teams.

As a fire risk and compliance surveyor, you will be required to:

  • Have NEBOSH Level 3 National General Certificate in Fire Safety or equivalent
  • Have Previous experience could be in roles such as fire risk assessor, fire safety surveyor, commercial surveyor or property surveyor.
  • Have Flexible working attitude with time, travel and demonstrated reliability
  • Have Experience carrying out risk assessments.
  • Be comfortable using and working from mobile devices; tablets, smartphones etc.
  • Be a confident user of systems such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Have Knowledge of the industry’ standards and regulations
  • Bring excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record-keeping
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Maintain 100% compliance at all times
  • Have a full UK driving license.


Desirable but not essential experience or qualifications include:

  • Have BOHS P402 Building Surveys and Bulk Sampling for Asbestos
  • Have BOHS P405 & P407 Management of Asbestos
  • Have NEBOSH National Certificate in Health & Safety
  • Chartered member of IOSH
  • Degree level (or equivalent) in related discipline
  • Have National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety  
  • Level 4 Gas Safety Management, Electrical Safety Management, Asset and Building Management Compliance 

If you fancy a challenge and want to get stuck in, and be part of a professional, customer focused team, then we want to hear from you.

Please contact Amber Welsh on 07970098023 if you want to find out more.

Internal applicants can apply here: 

The closing date for submission is 5pm on Friday 29th October 2021









Permanent - Full Time



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