Senior Fire Service Instructor – Capita

The Fire Service College: Where excellence meets resilience at the ultimate training ground for firefighting professionals.

Join us as a Senior Fire Service Instructor as part of the Foundation Firefighter Development Programme, at Capita’s Fire Service College in Moreton in Marsh.

Job title:

Senior Fire Service Instructor

Job Description:

What you will be doing:

  • Training groups of new firefighting recruits in both classroom and practical environments
  • Instructing new recruits in operational and Road Traffic Collision Incidents (RTCI) as well as the fundamentals of fire fighting
  • Ongoing assessment of delegates
  • Acting as Safety Officer during live fire exercises – always promoting a positive attitude towards the development and maintenance of Health and Safety culture

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience of training New recruits in a firefighting training environment
  • Experience of working in local authority Fire & Rescue Service is desirable
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Basic understanding of IT Systems experience (MS Office)

About Fire Service College:

The Fire Service College is a leading organisation for fire prevention and protection and response, providing assessed, accredited and assured fire and multi-service training for emergency service professionals globally.

With over 40 years’ experience in delivering fire and rescue training internationally, we specialise in equipping today’s firefighters and other emergency responders with the best possible skills and training to learn the latest techniques and procedures. Our unique incident ground, at one of the premier fire training venues in the world, coupled with our expert instructors, provides the opportunity for our learners to train and exercise in a realistic and challenging environment, for a learning experience that is second to none.

What’s in it for you?

  • Offering a salary of up to £38,
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • 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
  • 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
  • Free Onsite accommodation when working onsite
  • Opportunity to upskill and gain further qualifications
  • Subsidised canteen, bar and gym facilities onsite
  • Free parking onsite
  • Better work life balance

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 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: £38,000

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 30 2024

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