Reference: RA0005322
Description: Location – Training and Development Centre Kingsbury

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Development Support Officer in our Training and Development Centre team in Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated to offer support to our Fire Fighters in their development role.

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service currently have 73 development Fire Fighters in service. The Development Support Officer role will be to support and develop these fire fighters in their journey to achieving competency. They will be expected to assist with e-learning and creating relevant training packages to support the Fire Fighters.

They will offer coordinated assessor support, independent assessment and to contribute to internal verification at a senior level. Relevant qualifications in assessing is required. Verifying would be advantageous although training will be offered.
They will be expected to ensure that up to date records are maintained on WFRS systems for Fire fighters during and post competency development.

To offer support to the TADC staff and be valued member of the team.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own time with flexible working. Based out of the TADC Kingsbury office the candidate will be required to go to fire stations in Warwickshire to offer the support to individuals as and when required.

You should have a full clean driving licence; good communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative.

For the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click on the link below:

Development Support Officer

Additional Information

Closing Date: 12th October 2023
Interview Date: W/C 30th October 2023

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the ‘Apply’ button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukincluding your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contacthrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukand we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce.Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. Seemore
Region: North Warwickshire
Location: Kingsbury
Salary: *GBP*24,496.00-*GBP*26,845.00 per annum
Package: Full time, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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