Apprentice Business Fire Safety Adviser
About Us and the Role
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join our Fire Protection Team whilst working towards a Level 3 Business Fire Safety Advisor Apprenticeship.
Our Fire Protection team provides information and guidance to both business and the commercial sector within Warwickshire on how to reduce the risk of fire within their premises, as well as to raise awareness of the statutory requirements in relation to fire safety.
The Business Fire Safety Advisor Apprentice will support the team in working with businesses to help keep their premises safe from fire by offering advice and education to reduce risk to the occupants, with a view to recognising and taking appropriate steps when enforcement action may be required.
The role involves a diverse mix of essential work visiting a wide spectrum of businesses as well as joint visits with other agencies to actively support and promote business safety.
The Business Fire Safety Advisor Apprentice will represent the fire and rescue service and must demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills to businesses in their community.
You will need to demonstrate a proven ability and willingness to study and develop your skills and knowledge to successfully complete the Business Fire safety Advisor qualification.
This is an ideal opportunity for those interested in entering the Fire Safety sector and will provide opportunities and a career pathway to develop the successful candidates’ skills and knowledge in a forward thinking and dynamic organisation.
The successful candidate will be supported in completing the Level 3 Business Fire Safety apprenticeship provided by Semester Learning and Development. Please click the link here for course details.
Completion of this apprenticeship will enable you to apply for further employment with Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service as a Business Fire Safety Advisor subject to available vacancies or for suitable candidates, be considered to work towards the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship certificate.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.
You may be interested yourself, or may know someone this might be right for, so please forward this opportunity on to anyone you know who may be interested. For an informal conversation about the role, please feel free to reach out to Jon Arnold or Roly Bayley via Teams or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com
Closing Date: Monday, 15th August 2022
Interview Date: Week commencing 29th August 2022
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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.
Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact email@example.com and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.
Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.