Community Safety Advisor- Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

Location: Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1BD

Salary: £29,054 to £29,708 a year

Package: Permanent Contract, Local Government Pension Scheme, Good annual leave entitlement, Employee benefits, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Onsite gym facilities

Contractual hours: 37

Basis: Full time

About Us:  
Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service serves a population of more than 800,000 in the Southeast of England. Around 400 firefighters operate from 19 fire stations from the outskirts of London to the South Midlands. We employ around 100 specialist support staff, from ICT to fire prevention. We are a diverse, welcoming community – will you join us?

Find out more about us and our values at www.bucksfire.gov.uk/join-us/  

Our Service is only as good as its people. When our employees are engaged and supported, our Service thrives. This why we support flexible and hybrid working.

About the Role:

You will be responsible for:

  • Working with data to identify, plan and implement the delivery of Home Fire Safety Visits.
  • You will deliver Home Fire Safety Visits in a wide range of settings including people’s homes, specialised housing, sheltered accommodation and other similar environments.
  • Supporting our fire crews with the delivery of the ongoing High Rise Project.
  • Fitting risk reduction equipment such as smoke alarms in people’s homes where required.
  • Providing support to our Firewise Intervention Officer in the administration of responding to referrals of young people relating to fire setting

About You:
The ideal candidate for our Community Safety Advisor role will be:

  • Passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable people
  • Confident in your approach when talking to the public
  • Flexible and able to prioritise workloads
  • Able to analyse and work with data
  • Keen to support the wider Prevention Team and local fire stations in the delivery of community safety activity and Home Fire Safety Visits

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Experience of engaging with and providing advice and guidance to members of the public
  • Experience of determining solutions to risks within people’s homes
  • Experience in using Microsoft applications e.g. Excel
  • Excellent planning skills to build and deliver targeted community safety activities
  • Full Time

Qualifications:

  • English and Maths GCSE at Level 4 to 9, or equivalent.
  • L2 safeguarding (desirable)

The Package:

Other information

Full UK Driving License is required for this role.

Based at West Ashland Fire Station.

How to Apply:
We are an equal opportunity employer. Applications from people of any colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability are welcome.

If there are any adaptions or adjustments, we can make to help you in your application, or with our recruitment process, please contact us via e-mail or telephone.

Everyone who works with us is required to have a DBS check. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this, please contact HR@bucksfire.gov.uk.

Salary: £29,054 to £29,708 a year

Closing date: July 23 2024

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