Fire Safety Community Officer

Reference

161046

Job Type

Fixed Term

Industry

Customer Service, Emergency Services, Other, Public Sector

Location

Rotherham

An opportunity has arisen within our client's Prevention & Protection section for Fire Community Safety Officers, based in Maltby.

Fire Community Safety Officer
Contract: FTC (until March 2023)
Salary: £20,444 - £22,129 (Grade 4)
Hours: 18.5 Hours per week (Part Time)
Work Pattern: To be confirmed at the interview
Location: Maltby, S66

The overall purpose of the role will be to assist in the delivery of this Fire & Rescue’s Community Safety Strategy, through Fire and Road Safety Education and appropriate interventions.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of Customer Care, an awareness of the promotion of a safer community via Community Education and intervention, experience of delivering presentations to adults and children, basic administration skills, experience of dealing with members of the public face to face, ability to work as part of a team, working with public sector/public agencies, effective communication skills at all levels.

You must possess a full driving licence, Customer Care NVQ level II or equivalent or be able to demonstrate substantial work experience in this area.

The key duties will be to undertake appropriate Fire and Road Safety intervention measures in the community, in accordance with the Organisation’s policies and procedures. The role includes activities such as; conducting home safety checks, the fitting of smoke/heat alarms and giving safety advice and putting interventions in place, to reduce the risk of fire. Other duties include; Arson reduction activities, Crucial crew participation and delivery of education/intervention packages, delivery of school presentations to both primary and secondary schools, and to participate in the overall activities of Community Safety. This position involves the driving of Fire Safety vehicles and general education and training to members of the community, with the aim to reduce risk through Fire and Road Safety interventions.

Closing date for applications is 17:00 hours on Friday 8 July 2022.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 25 July 2022 at the 'Lifewise Centre' in Maltby, S66.

All applications will be given equal consideration and they particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. Our client also offers a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on the website.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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