Home Safety Assistant

Home Safety Assistant

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service
  • Full Time
  • Salary: Grade 3 £20493.00 per annum
  • Closing date: Thursday April 22nd, 2021 11:59pm
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Home Safety Assistant

Based at Service Headquarters, Clyst St George, Exeter

 2 x Full Time roles on Fixed Term Contracts

1 role until 31 August 2021 covering a secondment until the permanent post holder returns

1 role until 30 November 2021 with the potential to become permanent.

 37.0 hours per week

 Salary: Grade 3 £20493.00 per annum

 Closing Date: 23.59 on 22 April 2021

 Shortlisting week commencing 26 April 2021

 The Selection Process will be held 5 & 6 May 2021

 We are looking for conscientious and motivated individuals to join the busy Home Safety Team within the Community Safety Department to provide support arranging home safety visits for vulnerable people in Devon & Somerset.

You will be a highly effective team player with excellent organisational skills and a sound knowledge of Microsoft packages including Outlook Word and Excel. You will be responsible for the daily booking and management of the home safety technician’s calendars by utilising an internal system. Prioritisation and planning skills are essential. as well as an excellent telephone manner with the ability to readily create a rapport with a client / situation and to determine appropriate levels of empathy and patience when dealing with vulnerable clients. An understanding of GDPR is desirable.

This role will require an Enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jane Hayes on 01392 872289.

Please see below the links to the Job Description, Person Specification and how to apply for this position.

 Applicants are reminded to address the 8 numbered & underlined criteria of the Person Specification when completing the Application Form, as this will provide the basis for shortlisting.

 Applicants should ensure that their Line Manager is aware of their application.

 Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service recognise and celebrate the vast diversity of the local communities that we serve and aspire for this to be reflected within our workforce. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experience and beliefs, who share our values to consider working for us