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Community Safety Advisor

Are you proactive, enthusiastic, able to work both on your own and as part of a team?

Location

Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes

Closing Date

23rd July, 2024

Job Type

Support, Support Services

About this vacancy

About the role

  • You will be responsible for:
    • Working with data to identify, plan and implement the delivery of Home Fire Safety Visits.
    • You will deliver Home Fire Safety Visits in a wide range of settings including people’s homes, specialised housing, sheltered accommodation and other similar environments.
    • Supporting our fire crews with the delivery of the ongoing High Rise Project.
    • Fitting risk reduction equipment such as smoke alarms in people’s homes where required.
    • Providing support to our Firewise Intervention Officer in the administration of responding to referrals of young people relating to fire setting

Vacancy details

The ideal candidate for our Community Safety Advisor role will be:

  • Passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable people
  • Confident in your approach when talking to the public
  • Flexible and able to prioritise workloads
  • Able to analyse and work with data
  • Keen to support the wider Prevention Team and local fire stations in the delivery of community safety activity and Home Fire Safety Visits

 

Experience and qualifications required 

Qualifications

  • English and Maths GCSE at Level 4 to 9, or equivalent.
  • L2 safeguarding (desirable)

Experience

  • Experience of engaging with and providing advice and guidance to members of the public
  • Experience of determining solutions to risks within people’s homes
  • Experience in using Microsoft applications e.g. Excel
  • Excellent planning skills to build and deliver targeted community safety activities
  • £29,054 to £29,708 a year

• Full Time
• Permanent Contract
• 37-hour week
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Good annual leave entitlement
• Employee benefits
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Occupational Health
•  Onsite gym facilities

  • A full UK driving license is required.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applications from people of any colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability are welcome. 

Everyone who works us is required to have a DBS check. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this, please contact HR@bucksfire.gov.uk.

Abatement & Protected Pension 

If are in receipt of a Firefighter’s pension, before taking up employment with Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority you are required to notify Human Resources as Abatement Rules may apply.

If there are any adaptions or adjustments, we can make to help you in your application, or with our recruitment process, please contact us via e-mail or telephone.

For further information about the role please review the job description.

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