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ICT and Digital Transformation Manager

£74,000 per annum

3 Year Fixed Term Contract

As a result of a shared organisational commitment to the Strategic Alliance between Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, a range of priority programmes have been developed to build capacity and resilience across both fire and rescue services to achieve long-term sustainability. One of these areas is the role of ICT in supporting the organisational needs of both the Services.

Following a high level review of both Services ICT structures and functions we are now seeking an ICT and Digital Transformation Manager to play an intrinsic role at a time of transformation and change within both organisations and to successfully deliver the ambitious plans of the Strategic Alliance ICT programme.

The full advert can be found online, via Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service website:  https://www.shropshirefire.gov...

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Jean Cole on 01905 368 256.

Closing date for applications is 19 July 2019.


Community Risk Technician  

Scale 5

£21,589 – £23,836 per annum

37 hours per week 

Based at Worcester Fire Station

1 x Permanent Post

1 x Two Year Fixed Term Contract

Several opportunities have arisen in the Community Risk Department, based at Worcester Fire Station.

The successful post holders will support the delivery of HWFRS’s Safe and Well policies by working with people within the community who are at risk of fire in line with the Service’s Community Risk Strategy by delivering Safe and Well Checks across the two counties.

Post holders will also be required to contribute to the reduction of the incidence of death and serious injury resulting from fire by delivering Safe and Well Checks and supporting high level preventative services.

A full job description and person specification can be found online, applications can be made now through the WMJobs website.

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact the Community Risk Department on 01905 721 410.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 4th August 2019.


Community Risk Systems Officer  

Scale 6

£24,313 – £26,317 per annum

37 hours per week.

Based at Worcester Fire Station 

A permanent opportunity has arisen in the Community Risk Department, based at Worcester Fire Station.

The post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating and developing Community Risk databases to enable continuous development and enhancement of systems. The role will also contribute to the development of new departmental software systems as well as designing and delivering training to all front line users.

A full job description and person specification can be found online, applications can be made now through the WMJobs website.

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact the Community Risk Department on 01905 721 410.

Due to a recent process, previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 4th August 2019.


Systems & Process Officer

Scale 5

£21,589 – £23,836 per annum, pro rata

20 hours per week

Based at Service Headquarters, Hindlip park, WR3 8SP

A permanent, part time opportunity has arisen in the Operational Policy Department, based at Service Headquarters.

The post holder will be responsible for advising, assisting with, coordinating, and where appropriate, maintain administration and information systems used within the Operational Policy department, the Operational Logistics department and the Procurement and Contracts team.

A full job description and person specification can be found online, applications can be made now through the WMJobs website.

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Station Commander Jon Laight on 07827 990405.

The successful applicant will be subject to a NPPV Level 2 Vetting Check, as we are co-located on West Mercia Police premises.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 21 July 2019.


ICT Desktop Technician

Scale 5

£21,589 - £23,836 per annum

37 hours per week

Based at Service Headquarters, Hindlip Park, WR3 8SP

An exciting, permanent opportunity has arisen in the ICT department, based at Service Headquarters, Hindlip Park.

The role of ICT Desktop Technician is to provide 2nd level support to HWFRS users in a mixed full/thin/mobile client environment. The post holder will assist the IT Help Desk with the diagnosis, support and troubleshooting of desktop and software application issues.

A full job description and person specification can be found online, applications can be made now through the WMJobs website.

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Operational Support Manager Pete Chatwin on 01905 368 413.

The successful applicant for this role will be required to be vetted to NPPV Level 3, as we are co-located on West Mercia Police premises.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 14 July 2019.


On-call firefighters

£4,000 - £8,000 per annum (depending on hours available)

We are currently recruiting for on-call firefighters at the stations listed below.

Worcestershire

Broadway

Bromsgrove (day cover / weekend cover required)

Droitwich

Evesham

Malvern

Pebworth

Pershore

Tenbury

Upton upon Severn

Wyre Forest
Emergency Services Hub* (day cover required)

Worcester (day cover required)

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Herefordshire

Bromyard

Fownhope

Kingsland

Ledbury

Leintwardine

Leominster

Peterchurch

Ross-on-Wye

Whitchurch

*The Wyre Forest Emergency Services Hub will serve Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley


How can I find out more about the on-call firefighter role?

Take a look at the information about becoming an on-call firefighter, and also read the case studies of some of our current on-call crew. To find out more, you can register your interest with us (details below) and an officer from the station will contact you, or you can attend an awareness session. Awareness sessions are arranged to give anyone interested more information about the role, the selection process and the organisation. Sessions last approximately 2 hours.

Awareness Sessions:
How does it feel to wear fire kit? How fit do I need to be and what support could I have if I need it? How can I fit the role of on-call firefighter around my main job or family life? Come along to an awareness session and find out!

Our next awareness sessions are at the following stations:

Bromsgrove Fire Station - Thursday 23 May 2019, 1900 hrs

Worcester Fire Station - date to be published soon

If you'd like to attend an Awareness Session, register your interest below and we'll send you further details.

To find out more about how on-call works, please see our FAQs.


Registering your interest

If you would like more details about working out of any of the above stations or would like to attend an awareness session, please complete our on-call firefighter expression of interest form via WM Jobs (an external public sector jobs board). If your local fire station is not currently recruiting for on-call firefighters, you can still register your interest and we will contact you when the station has vacancies.

If you have any queries, please contact the HR department on 01905 368 343 or 01905 368 378 (24 hour answerphone) or email us at recruitment@hwfire.org.uk.

For more information about on-call firefighters please visit our on-call firefighter page.



We are committed to attracting and recruiting quality people and we welcome all sections of the community.