NATIONAL EARLY INTERVENTIONS LIAISON OFFICER
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National Fire Chiefs Council
National Early Interventions Liaison Officer
National Fire Cadets Executive Team
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: £33,136 - £37,107 per annum
Closing: Midnight, Thursday 28th March 2019
Interviews and Presentation Exercise: Date to be confirmed.
The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) provide Fire and Rescue services across the UK the opportunity for improvement and development. The National Children and Young Persons Executive Team ensure the development and implementation of the NFCC CYP objectives.
The role involves being the main point of contact between the Children and Young Persons Senior Executive Officer, Fire & Rescue Services and other key national stakeholders. It will be your responsibility to develop and maintain strong links nationally across the sector, in order to promote engagement with Fire Service Early Intervention Programmes and initiatives, enabling Services to meet their strategic objectives whilst achieving the best outcomes for Children, Young People and their families.
an understanding and experience of youth engagement, an appreciation of working with adult volunteers would be beneficial. You will also need to develop an extensive understanding and working knowledge of early interventions, along with excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
Meetings and events are held across the UK so there is a need to work flexibly 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.
The NFCC 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.