Community Safety Coordinator

Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service

Community Safety Coordinator

Closing date – 27 October 2021 at midnight

Permanent Contract

Full time – 37 hour week

£29,789 – £30,327 per annum (Scale H)

Are you outgoing, personable and keen to make a real difference to our community? If so, it could be you that we are looking for!

Based at High Wycombe Fire Station, the perfect candidate for our Community Safety Coordinator role will have a passion for:

  • Working with the community.
  • Sharing advice and providing support.
  • Developing networks.
  • Improving the lives of vulnerable people.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting our firefighters across the south of the county in planning and delivering community safety initiatives.

You will be expected to deliver prevention activity to assist in the reduction of accidental dwelling fires, deliberate fires, and other risks, while promoting community safety principles. Some knowledge would be beneficial, but this is not essential as training will be provided.

You will also need to work with partners and community contacts to help identify and develop networks which support the delivery of our key messages – so excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders are essential for this position.

The right candidate will be joining a great team of enthusiastic prevention professionals, and play a key role in supporting our work across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes to:

  • Deliver our Fire and Wellness programme.
  • Build successful multi-agency Prevention partnerships.
  • Provide targeted support to those in our community who are the most vulnerable or at greatest risk.

Interview – w/c 8 November 2021

Anticipated start date – December 2021/January 2022

Applications should be made via the e-recruitment system

(Internal applicants please log in using your iTrent Self Service username and password)

To apply for this job please visit bucksfire.gov.uk.