People Partner (Central) – Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

Are you a HR professional looking for something different? This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our fun, forward-thinking Fire and Rescue Service.

If you like every day being different and want to work with our dynamic front-line colleagues, support teams and the community then this role would be great for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our People Team. You will be joining our enthusiastic, hardworking, small, and supportive People Partner team reporting to the People Partner Team Manager. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and passionate towards HR/people practice as well as commitment and a positive approach to work.

You will be working alongside two other People Partners, and you will each support a designated geographical area of the County (North, Central & South Cambridgeshire). The available vacancy will cover the central of Cambridgeshire.  This geographical area will consist of designated stations, groups and support functions and the successful applicant will partner with leaders to help deliver a people focussed, professional HR service by coaching, advising, and supporting managers at all levels in all aspects of HR practice.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Central of Cambridgeshire (including Huntingdon, St Neots, St Ives)
  • Coaching and influencing managers from a people perspective, developing their people management and leadership skills.
  • Being visible and proactive in building effective and credible working relationships with managers, employees, and representative bodies
  • Working in collaboration with colleagues from the wider People Group and other stakeholders as appropriate

Salary: £36,846 – £41,105 pa (pro rata for part time hours)

Hours: 30 – 37 Hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Location: Huntingdon – Hybrid Working (We offer a flexible, agile, hybrid working pattern where you can work from home, as well as from Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service and other locations around Cambridgeshire, to meet the team and organisations’ needs)

About us

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is one of the best Fire and Rescue Services in the country. In our last inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) we were noted as good, specifically around promoting the right values and culture, getting the right people with the right skills, ensuring fairness, promoting diversity, managing performance, and developing leaders.

Our vision is for a safe community where there are no preventable deaths or injuries in fires or other emergencies. To achieve this, we put people at the centre of everything we do. Without our welcoming, friendly, and supportive environment we would not be the Service we are today.

Working for us

We promote the right values and an inclusive culture by:

  • ensuring fairness, promoting diversity and developing colleagues to achieve their potential
  • being Disability Confident employer
  • providing health and well-being support
  • offering flexible, agile hybrid working
  • having Inclusion ambassadors, a network and working groups for protected characteristics

What we offer

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Health Cash Plan
  • A competitive pension scheme
  • Access to Blue Light Discount at 100s of stores & events
  • Access to Health Shield Perks Discounts
  • Family friendly policies – including flexible working
  • Great Learning & Development Opportunities
  • 28 days annual leave each year plus bank holidays, increasing with long service
  • Parking (site specific)
  • Flexible, agile, hybrid working

To find out more about working for us please click here:

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity please read the Recruitment Pack, complete this EDI Form and send your CV and *Covering Letter (detailing your suitability for the role) to

*Please note any CVs submitted without a Covering Letter will not be considered.

If this role isn’t for you, but you know someone who might be interested – please share the vacancy with them/with your network!

We have the right to close this advert at any time

Salary: £36,846 – £41,105 pa (pro rata for part time hours

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: July 31 2024

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