Wholetime Firefighter

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Wholetime Firefighter

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service’s firefighters play a huge part in  in making Warwickshire the best it can be now and into the future. Our mission is the keep people safe in their homes, their environment, their workplace and whilst they are travelling through Warwickshire. Members of our community’s value the services we offer, and we are recruiting new members to our great team. We support our communities by reducing risk through Prevention, Protection and Response.

You will need strong values and behaviours, a strong desire to support the local community, an enthusiasm for working as part of a team, and a passion to learn and develop new skills.

The role of a modern Firefighter is wider than responding to emergencies. Some of the other areas of work include:

Safe and well checks for our community
Educating young drivers to help minimise the risk of accident and injury
Educating children through our dedicated school’s programme.
Workplace fire safety inspections to help reduce risk across the Warwickshire
Supporting our blue light colleagues in the Ambulance Service and Police Force, from dealing with medical emergencies or searching for missing people to dealing with Road Traffic Collisions
Road and Fire Safety presentations at schools and local events
Rescuing both people and animals when they need us most, wherever they may be. These might be rescues from height, confined spaces or from the water
Working with a range of partners such as the NHS and voluntary sector to improve community safety.

As part of your development, you will learn new skills and techniques that help keep you, the team, and the community safe. Firefighters learn a great deal throughout their career especially during the development phase, successful applicants will need to be committed to their personal development.

Fitness is important within the Fire and Rescue Service, to support yourself in this journey and for an insight into the role related tests please visit our Fire Fit Webpage.

We are looking for people who share the Service values and who continually demonstrate these in their own behaviours:

Strive to be a high performing and collaborative individual
Be accountable
Putting our communities first by being customer focused
Build trust by acting with dignity and respect
Demonstrate leadership and integrity
Promote equality, diversity, and inclusion

As a member of Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service, you’ll support communities and make a real difference to people’s lives.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of our Service. If you are interested in a career that provides varied work activities, supported by training and development opportunities, then a career within Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service is for you.

Application close – 22nd August 2022

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