Senior Prevention Technician
£24,982 – £27,041 per annum
37 hours per week
A permanent opportunity has arisen in the Prevention Department.
The post holder will be responsible for delivering community safety initiatives at district level in support of the Service’s Corporate Strategy and to provide continuity between HQ, districts and the local community.
The role will have control over promoting safety awareness, especially amongst identified ‘at risk’ groups and improve partnership working at both existing and new partnerships to assist delivery of preventative services. In addition, the role will support with assisting the Service in promoting community well-being and provision of appropriate support to local communities to increase safety.
Please note, the successful candidate would be expected to engage in a flexible working approach, as the role entails some weekend and evening work as well as occasional early starts.
Experience and knowledge:
Experience of planning, organising, implementing and evaluating campaigns, displays and events.
Experience of networking and multi-agency working.
Experience of managing staff and problem solving.
An understanding of the effects of social exclusion.
A current full driving licence.
Awareness and understanding of issues relating to Community Safety work.
Knowledge of equality and diversity and how they impact on community safety work
The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.
Every day we're helping to save lives and keep the community safe - and not only by fighting fires. Behind the scenes at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, there are lots of other roles that people don't see, helping to provide vital functions to keep us an efficient and effective Fire and Rescue Service.
Reasons to Join Us
- 26 days annual leave entitlement increasing to 31 days after five years’ continuous service (plus bank holidays).
- Access to a local government pension scheme.
- Flexi-time scheme allowing you to have an element of flexibility over your working hours.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st October. Interviews to be held 9th November.
For any further queries regarding the role, please contact please contact Station Commander Bob Sproat on 07977 487578.