Senior Firefighting Instructor (Resilience Team) – Capita

Join us as Senior Trainer in Resilience team at Capita’s Fire Service College (FSC)

You will carry out instruction across all the Fire Service College Resilience curriculum. You will also be responsible for ensuring current legislation, guidance, and relevant publications to support delivery are up to date.

Job title:

Senior Firefighting Instructor (Resilience Team)

Job Description:

What you will be doing:

  • Teaching and support learning and development across the range of Resilience courses, fire and rescue service qualifications and wider private sector training
  • Managing specific work streams, such as course development and reviewing/updating documentation.
  • Assisting in the coordination of the allocation of staff and resources to the programmes and courses
  • Undertaking the duties of a senior instructor, including delivering feedback to delegates, oral and written and act as a syndicate lead as and when required.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous teaching experience within firefighting
  • Previous experience in local authority Fire & Rescue Service is desirable
  • Level 3 education and training qualification (Capita will support you in gaining this if you don’t have already)
  • 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 £38,160
  • 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: £38,160

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 30 2024

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