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Training Centre Administrator

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service has 25 fire stations strategically located across the two counties. Every day we're helping to save lives and keep the community safe - and not only by fighting fires. Behind the scenes at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, there are lots of other roles that people don't see, helping to provide vital functions to keep us an efficient and effective Fire and Rescue Service.

We are looking for an individual to join the administrative team at our Training & Development Centre based in Droitwich. Working a 37 hour week, the successful applicant will be responsible for the efficient management of administrative functions within the Centre relating to finance and the Service's training providers.

A busy and varied role, the post holder will be required to support the Training Centre in the full range of administrative duties relating to the facilitation of training courses which will require strong communication, administration and interpersonal skills.

Scale 3

£19,312 - £19,698 per annum

37 hours per week, Permanent

Based at Droitwich Training Centre

Reasons to Join Us

We offer:

  • 20 days annual leave per year (rising to 25 days after five years’ continuous service). In addition, you will be entitled to the normal Bank/Public Holidays
  • Two extra statutory days and two concessionary days
  • Flexible working, including a flexi-time scheme
  • Access to a local government pension scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light Card – the UK’s largest Emergency Services discount card

Contact details

If this sounds like the role for you and you are interested in finding out more please refer to the job description and person specification in the first instance .For any further information or an informal discussion please contact Station Commander Richard Young on 07973 152779 email ryoung@hwfire.org.uk

Additional Information

To apply for this vacancy please visit the WMJobs application portal.

You will need to upload a supporting statement within your online application - your statement should inform us how you are suitable for the position and how you meet the criteria we are looking for. If you have any questions, please contact our HR Department on 07766697923.

Please note the closing date for this vacancy is 11:59pm on Monday 3 May. Interviews are scheduled to be held w/c 17 May 2021.

Please note we do not accept CVs

Technical Fire Safety Inspector

About Us

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service has 25 fire stations strategically located across the two counties. Our aim is to provide communities with sustainable, high quality fire fighting, rescue and preventative services.

The Role

The role of Technical Fire Safety Inspector is to assist the Fire Authority in the discharge of its fire safety duties and responsibilities in accordance with current Fire Safety Regulations. In addition this role will support operational staff, newly qualified to L3 Fire Safety Certificate, in practical implementation of Low Risk Premise Audits, including developing and accrediting training packages and CPD logs.

The post holder will be responsible for carrying out all categories of fire protection audits and assessments of plans and premises as directed and to prepare and issue fire safety reports, improvement, enforcement and alterations notices as directed.

Additional Information

Please note, this is a fixed term (12 months) contract. Part time job share requests will be considered, please state any such requests clearly within your application form supporting statement. The successful applicant may be subject to a DBS check. A full job description and person specification can be found in the below attachments.

£32,234 - £34,728 per annum

37 hours per week, permanent

Based at Worcester Fire Station

Closing date Sunday 25 April. Interviews to be held Friday 7 May 2021

Further Information

If you require any further information regarding this role please call George Marshall on 07785 451796

To apply for this vacancy please visit the WMJobs application portal. 

HWFRS values equality of opportunity and developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. We encourage everyone who has the necessary skills and experience to apply.


On-call Firefighter

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 when our recruitment process is active once again, we will contact you for a chat about the role or we’ll invite you to 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!

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

Registering your interest

If you would like us to contact you once our recruitment process is active once again, 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 email us at recruitment@hwfire.org.uk.

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


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HWFRS values equality of opportunity and developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. We encourage everyone who has the necessary skills and experience to apply.