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COMMUNITY SAFETY ADVISOR APPRENTICESHIPS

Vacancy Details


Summary
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract Full Time
Vacancy Group: Non-Uniformed
Closing Date: 09/12/2019
Date Posted: 08/22/2019
Reference: CSAPP0819

Description

COMMUNITY SAFETY ADVISOR - APPRENTICESHIP VACANCIES
PREVENTION TEAM, COMMUNITY RISK MANAGEMENT

APPRENTICESHIP SALARY: £152 PER WEEK
HOURS: 35 HOURS PER WEEK
12 MONTH APPRENTICESHIP

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service are now recruiting for our next cohort of Community Safety Advisor Apprentices.

This intermediate level apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity for people to join the Community Risk Management team and gain valuable experience within the workplace, achieve a recognised qualification and earn a wage whilst doing so.

Our Community Safety Advisors works within the local community providing life-improving advice, guidance and interventions that support people to remain safe.  They work alongside Community Safety teams to carry out practical community safety activities to reduce risk such as:

Safety in the home by fitting smoke alarms and other equipment in the homes of vulnerable people, for example people who may have difficulty hearing / seeing.

    Arson reduction to individuals who have been fire setting or are at risk of fire setting.

    Road safety.

The team have offices within 4 districts of Merseyside including Liverpool, Wirral, Knowsley and Sefton.  Successful candidates will be placed at their nearest district office were possible.

If you would like to find out more about this role, we’ll be holding an Open Evening to provide interested applicants with more information about the role, give them an opportunity to meet some of the team and find out about the recruitment and selection process.  The event is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 5th September 2019.

If you would like to attend one of these events please email the team at apprenticeships@merseyfire.gov.uk for more information and to book a place.

When completing your application please take care in completing the supporting evidence section.  Provide us with information about yourself and detailed examples showing how you demonstrate the skills and qualities needed for the role (set out in the Apprenticeship Description document).  We advise you to type your supporting evidence into a Word document first and copy and paste it into your application form.  

Skills and Qualities required for role:
Good standard of education
Confidence and maturity
Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
Communication skills
Team work skills
Interest in the community
Detailed information about the role can be found in the Apprenticeship Description document.

Timescales for recruitment:
Advert closes: Midnight, Thursday 12th September
Assessment Centre: w/c 23rd September
Interview: 2nd / 3rd / 4th October
Potential Start Date: Monday, 11th November 2019

Downloads:

Contacts
Contact 1
Contact Name: John Price
Telephone: 0151 296 4925
Email Address: recruitment@merseyfire.gov.uk

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