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Fire Marshal – Bodmin

full time Posted 28 days ago

Fire Marshal

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall

Temporary, Full Time

Monday to Sunday

Day Shift

Salary: £12.40 per hour


Job Description

Are you a vigilant and observant person looking to utilise your skills in a new rewarding role?

You may have worked in the security industry before, but this is not essential! Read on to find out how you can join us as a Fire Marshal.

If you want to progress your career in security with a market leader in the industry, we could have exactly what you’re looking for.

SGC Security Services are hiring Fire Marshall’s to work as part of a team at NHS Bodmin Community Hospital as walking fire watch officers / Fire Marshals.

For this Fire Marshal role, you will need excellent communication and report writing skills to assist you with your day-to-day duties to deliver excellent patrolling, fire prevention, and evacuation procedures in accordance with contract requirements.

Responsibilities of a Fire Marshal:

  • Carry out patrols in a hospital environment to ensure that all fire regulations are met, including checking of waste, reporting faults, and adhering to the Trust’s health and safety regulations.
  • Take control in the event of fire and deliver the safe evacuation of patients, visitors, and staff
  • Be able to carry out, where practicable, firefighting by the use of fire extinguishers (refresher training will be given)
  • Meet and exceed wherever possible the safety, security, and service of the security team, our client, the public, and property
  • Regularly patrol and physically check all areas of the site – internal and external, ensuring that all areas are safe as per site instructions using our patrol management system
  • Check specifically identified rooms and all areas for fire or fire hazards
  • Record and maintain all books and records assigned to your site and comply with all reporting requirements via technology-based reporting system
  • Implement fire regulations/equipment/alarms and emergency procedures as required in accordance with site instructions.
  • Comply at all times with company policies and procedures and the health and safety laws
  • Be friendly, polite, and flexible at all times
  • Undertake mandatory training to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, and staff of the trust
  • Such other duties as required for proper fulfilment of the role

We welcome applications for this Fire Marshal role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Fire Warden, Hospital, Customer Service, Search Officer, Fire Prevention, Risk Assessment, Communication Skills.


  • SGC Corporate uniform provided (soft shell jacket and tie are supplied by us)
  • Ongoing training with a view for career development
  • Monthly pay
  • Access to our online training portal
  • Competitive pay
  • Career progression
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension

Additional Information

  • Monday – Sunday
  • 12 Hour day shift
  • 08:00 – 20:00
  • Must have ability to commute
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern
  • SIA Door Supervisor Licence required

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If you would like to apply for the above job, please fill in the form and attach your CV if you fail to complete the application form or supply the correct documents and information you will not proceed to the next stage. SGC Security Services undertakes vetting to the BS 7858 standards and carries out enhanced criminal record checks. SGC Security Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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