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HR & Development Administrator

Scale 3

£18,795 – £19,171 per annum

37 hours per week

Based at Service Headquarters, Hindlip Park, WR3 8SP

A temporary opportunity for 6 months has arisen in the HR & Development Department, based at Service Headquarters.

The post holder will be responsible for providing comprehensive administration and support to the HR & Development department. This includes supporting the timely processing and production of HR & Development information including but not limited to Contracts of Employment and standard selection process paperwork.

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 Workforce Planning Officer Mark Jackson on 01905 358 353.

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 30 June 2019.


Training Centre Technician

Scale 4

£19,554 – £21,166 per annum

37 hours per week (4 days on and 4 days off shift pattern).

Based at Training Centre, WR9 8EQ

A permanent opportunity has arisen at the Training Centre.

The post holder will be responsible for the equipment, vehicles, station tests/maintenance and associated administration at all Training and Development Centre premises and to provide logistical support, as required, in support of Training and Development Centre activities.

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 Phil Berry on 07920 503029.

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

Closing date for applications is Sunday 23 June 2019. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10 July 2019.


Performance Analyst

Scale SO1

£26,999 – £28,785 per annum

37 hours per week

Based at Service Headquarters, Hindlip park, WR3 8SP

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

A temporary opportunity for two years has arisen in the Performance and Information Department, based at Service Headquarters.

The post holder will be responsible for managing, analysing and providing performance information for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service and external agencies, enabling the organisation to continually improve and manage risk data.

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 Group Commander Ade Elliot on 01905 368 316.

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 23 June 2019.


Community Risk Senior Technician (Road Safety)

Scale 6

£24,313 - £26,317 per annum

37 hours per week

Based at Worcester Fire Station and YSS HQ in Blackpole, Worcester

Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2021

A new temporary opportunity has arisen in the Community Risk Department, in conjunction with West Mercia Police, based at Worcester both within the Community Risk Department and at the YSS HQ in Blackpole, Worcester. There will also be a requirement to travel throughout the three counties.

The main purpose of the job is to develop and support the delivery of project #MORSE – Making our roads safer for everyone.

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 Amy Bailey on abailey@hwfire.org.uk or 07810 656108.

The successful applicant will be subject to a NPPV Level 2 Vetting Check, as the post may involve working within West Mercia Police premises.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 23 June 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.