Website Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service
Positive Action Officer
£22,183 – £24,982 per annum
Based at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Ripley
Fixed Term role for 2 years in line with funding
An exciting new post as a Positive Action Officer has been created working in the Prevention & Inclusion department of DFRS, alongside an established team of staff working within the Community Safety Portfolio, based at Fire & Rescue Headquarters, Ripley.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work under their own initiative in developing and implementing positive action strategies for recruitment, retention and progression of staff within Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service.
Possessing the creativity to develop interactive and innovative methods to promote all aspects of the work of DFRS to underrepresented groups beyond the service, as well as planning, organising and delivering positive action events throughout the county. Devising ways of engaging with communities at local events, schools, colleges and universities, highlighting the varied roles within the service and encouraging people to consider DFRS as an employer of choice.
The individual will understand the importance and value that this role holds within DFRS in our pursuit of broadening the diversity of our workforce and further embedding a culture of inclusion and cohesion alongside our core values.
There will be a requirement for some travel for which a pool car will be provided.
The normal working week is 37 hours however 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.
Guidance on the Pension implications of undertaking a temporary role / promotion can be found below.
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.
The closing date for completed applications is midnight, Sunday 4th July 2021. Interviews are due to take place week commencing Monday 19th July 2021.
For an informal chat regarding the role please contact the Inclusion Team;
Lukasz Gazda, 07788 996679, lgazda@Derbys-Fire.Gov.UK
Rachel Salmon, 07747 457235, rsalmon@Derbys-Fire.Gov.UK
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.
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