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Fire Safety Surveyor Apprentice


Type: Full time

Salary: £20,180 Yearly

Location: Hammersmith & Fulham


Job Details:

Salary Range: £20,180 per annum (London Living Wage)
Work Location: 3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London W6 8DA
Hours per week: 36 (flexible working)
Contract type: Temporary for 24 months (Apprenticeship)

Closing Date: 9th August 2020

Contact details for informal discussion: Please contact Anthiny Gushman, Head of Fire and Asbestos Compliance on 07767830075 or email



Advert Text:

Hammersmith & Fulham Council are committed to investing in their residents and we are currently creating a wide range of high-quality Apprenticeships that combine working in a great job, comprehensive training and development opportunities and a competitive salary.

Our Fire Safety Surveyor Apprenticeship consists of a 2 years long opportunity to build on your organisational and communication skills and apply your ‘can-do’ attitude whilst working towards the Level 4 Fire Safety Inspector or Level 3 Safety, Health and Environment Technician qualification.



Working with our Property Services you will:
  • Provide fire safety surveying expertise, support and advice to ensure LBHF housing stock is inspected, managed and maintained in accordance with the appropriate Health and Safety Legislation. 
  • Learn to prepare specifications of works for one off projects as required to ensure the council is fully compliant with current statutory Health & Safety and Fire regulations.
  • Prepare and give presentations to tenants and leaseholders on fire safety and prepare articles and advice for inclusion within resident newsletters.
  • Maintain and update records and support teams with data entry and numerical data.
  • Develop professional relationships with your own team and with others who we work alongside and provide services to.
  • Build on your existing communication skills, gain invaluable experience and build your self-confidence through your day-to-day workplace activities.



Training and Development:

Within your role you will:

  • Complete a Level 4 Fire Safety Inspector or Level 3 Safety, Health and Environment Technician which is fully funded by the Council. This will involve attendance at a college and/or completing tasks in the workplace (depending on specific course requirement).
  • Join a personal and professional development programme that will involve a series of varied development activities and events throughout your time with the Council.



Working in Hammersmith & Fulham Council:

We appreciate and value our employees and recognise the importance of a motivated and supported workforce. We will support your development through the activities mentioned above and through the ongoing support of your manager and a mentoring programme. In addition to the competitive salary and excellent annual leave package the organisation offers a wide range of benefits such as; beneficial pension scheme, tax efficient childcare vouchers and cycle schemes, discounts at Vodaphone and local discounts from restaurants and shops.  



Attitude Matter
Hammersmith and Fulham Council recruit as much for attitude as we do experience therefore we will expect our applicant’s to be enthusiastic, keen to learn and adaptable to change which are some of the keys skills we will look for at the interview process. 



Moving on:

After you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship you will have gained valuable workplace experience and attained a professional qualification which will improve your chances of finding work either within the Council or with another employer or help you move on to a higher level apprenticeship elsewhere. 

You will have networked across the Council and be aware of the internal job market during your time with us and we will provide support on your approach to the wider job market as part of your development programme.



To apply for this Apprenticeship, you must:
  • Be a 16+ Hammersmith and Fulham resident or Hammersmith & Fulham care leaver. We encourage applications aged 16-24 however, applicants of all ages will be considered.  
  • Not currently be qualified in Health & Safety at Level 3 or Fire Safety at Level 4 or above.


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Please ensure that you fully answer the mandatory questions at the end of the application form as this is what the recruiting managers will be using to shortlist your application. You should use your previous experiences at school, college, work or in your personal life to give detailed and relevant examples when asked. Uploading a CV and/or a personal statement is optional, but these will not be considered when assessing your job application. 

Please click on Job Description for more information about the role.


Hammersmith & Fulham residents who would like help with job applications or interview support can contact the Workzone team on 02087536773 or who would be happy to help.

For more information about apprenticeships at Hammersmith & Fulham Council please email 

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
Corporate Equalities Employment Policy: In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.


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Closing date: 09-08-20
Start date: 10-08-20

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