- Long Eaton Fire Station (30hrs per week Permanent)
- Matlock Fire Station (37hrs per week Permanent)
- Alfreton Fire Station (37hrs per week Temporary until approximately August 2021 to cover maternity leave)
The successful applicant will be required to travel around Derbyshire (pool car provided).
Working as part of the Prevention & Inclusion department, the main purpose of the role is to support vulnerable adults and children to live well and safely in their homes and communities. We are looking for someone with previous experience in multi-agency working and complex case work. You will be required to undertake school, partnership and group talks centered on the Service’s fire prevention strategy, develop links with local partner agencies and carry out safe and well checks, which may involve the fitting of smoke alarms where necessary.
As part of your role you will be required to work with people who are vulnerable and may be living, for a variety of reasons, in conditions that place them at high risk to their health, safety and wellbeing. A non-judgmental, compassionate and open minded approach will therefore be a requisite characteristic of the successful candidates.
An understanding of how to signpost individuals into local services and Safeguarding is essential to the role alongside the workings of external agencies and the services they provide.
You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have experience of presenting information to a wide variety of audiences including working with multi-agency settings. The preparation of reports and knowledge of performance monitoring is required.
You may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. In return we offer flexible working hours, family friendly policies, free car parking, health & wellbeing services, discount scheme and eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.
Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.
In addition, a basic disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be requested for the successful applicant.
All applicants must have a full valid UK driving licence.
To apply please visit: www.derbys-fire.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/current-vacancies
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 12th July 2020.
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 20th July 2020.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, interviews may be held via video call using Skype.
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.