DFRP Training Instructor/ Assessor – Capita

Are you an experienced military or Fire Service Trainer looking for a new role?

This opportunity will join our leading team in shaping the future defence fire and rescue teams. This is a high-profile role and one where you play a pivotal role in shaping the careers of those that you teach and that of the DFRP across the UK. You will be training a wide range of delegates from Trainee firefighters to Incident Command and Fire Safety, you will deliver material which will shape the future careers of Defence Firefighters

Job title:

DFRP Training Instructor/ Assessor

Job Description:

What you’ll be doing:

  • Delivering a variety of training of both professional and non-professional fire and rescue training
  • Delivering instructional content and facilitating learning needs
  • Supporting the scheduling of Defence Training and the allocation of Defence Trainers
  • Helping to develop and deliver high quality training material using several cutting-edge technologies including Artificial Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR).
  • Training a variety of individuals, from basic recruits through to seasoned managers

What we’re looking for:

  • Previous firefighting training experience
  • Accredited breathing apparatus qualification, would be an advantage
  • Experience at Crew Manager or Corporal level or equivalent within the Local Authority Fire Service
  • At least a level 3 qualification/accreditation in teaching and learning or the Defence Trainer Course competency
  • An aviation background would be an advantage

About Fire Service College:

At Capita – Fire Service College we’re training the next generation of firefighters to respond to any emergency and create a safer world. The College is one of the world’s leading organisations for fire prevention, protection and response. We provide dedicated, accredited training for emergency service professionals, as well as commercial and public sector clients around the globe. We have one of the largest operational fire and rescue training facilities in the world, with a unique training environment, sports centre and expert instructors. Visitors and learners can train and exercise in a realistic and challenging environment, with a learning experience that is second to none.

What’s in it for you?

  • Offering a salary of £35,000
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Accommodation onsite to stay during the working week
  • Subsidised canteen, bar and gym facilities onsite
  • Free parking onsite
  • Better work life balance
  • Excellent training and development on offer

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We’re an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We’re committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you’d like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at reasonableadjustments@capita.com or call 07784 237318 and we’ll get back to you. For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.

Salary: £35,000

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 30 2024

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