Group Manager – Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Job Location:  Gloucester

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Group Manager
  • Job Location:                     Quayside House
  • Salary:                               £59,642 per annum plus flexible duty allowance 20%
  • Hours per Week:               42.00
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent
  • Closing Date:                     28/04/2024
  • Job Requisition Number:   8197
  • This post is not open to job share

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service is looking for a professional, highly motivated individual with a drive for excellence. Individuals that are looking to broaden their knowledge and skills and join our team in the role of Group Manager.

Applications are welcomed from current Group Managers and competent Station Managers both internal and external to join our Group Manager succession Pool.

We are committed to developing exceptional leaders and supporting people to fulfil their potential. We value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and underrepresented groups.  The requirements of the role will mean that you will be expected to demonstrate commitment to the NFCC Code of Ethics and the Core Values of our service and encourage all those that you manage and work alongside to do the same.

The successful candidate will be offered the current available Group Manager position.

The applicant will complete an on-line application form and in addition upload a Personal Impact Statement relating to each of the four quadrants of the NFCC Leadership Framework, Leading the function and evidence of how you meet the essential criteria as detailed on the advert.

For this please ensure you use the template provided on line (please use the word count in the template). Please note no CV or 1200 word statement is required.

Personal Impact Statement – Group Manager

A career in GFRS is wide and varied and offers excellent development opportunities, by joining us you can expect:

  • Excellent Career Development Pathway
  • Pension Scheme with Employer contributions
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Staff Network Groups and Wellbeing Support

For any queries on the application process please contact

Assessment centre and interviews w/c 12th May 2024.

Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

Job Profile – Group Manager

This Position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for the majority of our roles, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice, with a mix of both remote and office working.

Salary: £59,642

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: April 28 2024

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