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Location: Fire Service Headquarters
Region: Sefton
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract Full Time
Vacancy Group: Non-Uniformed
Closing Date: 03/25/2019
Date Posted: 03/11/2019
Reference: NFCM0319


National Fire Cadets Manager

  National Fire Chiefs Council

Contract – This is a full-time secondment of twelve months from appointment, which may be extended by a further 12 months with agreement with your Fire and Rescue service.

Please note, the successful candidate will be seconded into Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service for administration purposes for the length of the secondment.

Hours: 35 hours per week

Site: Flexible with travel requirements

Salary: £37,107 - £39,961 per annum

Closing: Midnight, Monday 25th March 2019

Interviews & Presentation Exercise: Thursday 4th April 2019

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) provide Fire and Rescue services across the UK the opportunity for improvement and development.

This role will require a highly experienced professional with progressively developed skills in a specialised area gained through an advanced qualification e.g. a degree and professional qualification or equivalent or considerable years of practical experience.

The role demands an in-depth and or broad understanding of the specialist area of NFCC Fire Cadets UK by providing a tactical link between the Fire Cadets National Executive Team staff, Fire and Rescue Services across the UK, and the Fire Cadets Board work streams. The postholder will manage and be accountable for the development and implementation of key objectives, work plans and monitoring processes to ensure that Fire Cadets fulfils its potential to develop as a national cadet organisation.

The Fire Cadets National Board, with the support of the Fire Cadets National Executive Team, ensure the development and implementation of the Fire Cadets National framework which aims to:

·         Be widely recognised nationally and internationally as a credible uniformed youth organisation respected for excellence, opportunity and inclusion, inspiring young people to achieve their potential

·         Ensure that decision-making is consistently influenced by the views and opinions of its young members

You will need an understanding and experience of youth engagement preferably within a uniformed youth organisation, with an appreciation of working with adult volunteers. You will also need to develop an extensive understanding and working knowledge of  Fire Cadets and other uniformed youth organisations, along with excellent time management and prioritisation skills.

Meetings and events are held across the UK so there is a need to work flexibly and peripatetically as the role will include regular overnight and some weekend commitment, therefore a willingness to travel is also essential. These requirements will allow for a degree of flexibility as to where the role will be based in the UK as we are determined to appoint the right person for this important role.

Fire Cadets values the differences that diversity brings and is committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate.

It is essential that the post holder holds a current UK driving licence, with access to and the use of a car, and be willing to travel by public transport when necessary.

In your application form, please detail in the Supporting Information section how you meet the essential key skills and knowledge as detailed in the attached Job Profile.






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