Listed March 28 2024

Prevention Education Instructor – GMFRS – Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Prevention Education Instructor – GMFRS

Salary: £24,702.00 – £27,334.00

Hours: 36.25

Contract: Fixed term – 12 months

Location: Bury Safety Centre/Various locations

Advert closing date: 19th April 2024

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Your role:

We seek a highly motivated individual to act as key support to our local communities to deliver educational activities, build and maintain professional relationships, as well as engaging with people across a wide variety of cultures.

Part of role delivery is based at GMFRS Training and Safety Centre in Bury.  The Training and Safety Centre offers a unique and immersive environment to learn the key safety messages around safety and the prevention of fire.   Other delivery will be based across Greater Manchester within a variety of settings such as, schools, community centres and Fire Stations.

Your role will be varied, at times challenging but highly rewarding – this is your opportunity to make a difference to our communities within Greater Manchester.

To actively take part in the coordination and delivery of community events within the wider community including activities in line with Greater Manchester Campaigns.

About you: 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and motivated person to deliver our important key safety messages to a variety of groups within the community.

You must have:

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills in professional settings.

·       Experience in coordinating and delivery of community safety packages to support the reduction of risk to intergenerational groups in a variety of settings, including vulnerable groups.

  • Proven experience in project support/delivery environment.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to challenges/issues.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships.
  • This role includes working occasional evenings and weekends.

About us:

As an employer, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is made up of a number of key Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS); Waste and Resources; Environment; Work and Skills; Research; Public Sector Reform; Police, Crime and Criminal Justice; Homelessness; the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub and the Commissioning Hub.

We value the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Greater Manchester. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people’s age, disability, Trans status and Non-binary identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

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Our offer:

In return for your hard work, we offer our employees a competitive package as part of our offer that you can find out more about here: GMCA offer – Green book.docx

Mandatory Information:

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Employees on the redeployment register will be given priority for any vacancies in the first instance. If employees are identified as a match from the register then the vacancy may be withdrawn or put on hold pending an outcome.

For this opportunity, you must be able to prove you have the right to work in the UK – if in doubt please visit the following link Employers’ right to work checklist – GOV.UK ( Please note we are not a licenced sponsor.

Hybrid working

This role is part of GMCA’s hybrid working scheme. As part of our commitment to ‘Build Back Fairer’ in Greater Manchester following the Covid-19 pandemic, we have evolved our management methods by trusting and empowering staff to deliver their work in the best way that suits the business and their individual needs, and supports health and wellbeing. Our hybrid working policy sets out a flexible approach, combining attendance at Bury Training and Safety Centre with remote working, typically from home; the location of work is primarily dictated by the needs of the business: ‘Do what is right for you and the business on that day’. If appointed to the role you will work with your manager to agree and regularly review the best working pattern for you, your team, and your work.


The role holder will be subject to an Enhanced level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

This post involves working with children, young people or vulnerable adults and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Failure to disclose information when asked within this application could result in dismissal but will not necessarily be a bar to employment with us. The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

Salary: £24,702 - £27,334

Contract type: Contract

Closing date: April 19 2024

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