Fire Prevention Trainer - West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service
Full time
Peripatetic Covering West Yorkshire
£28,371 - £29,439 per annum

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Do you have a passion for working with other people and want to play a part in making the residents of West Yorkshire Safer?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading fire and rescue services.

As a Fire Prevention Trainer, you will join an established team, working flexibly to develop and deliver learning and development solutions to colleagues, external partner organisations and schools.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, have a passion for fire safety and the ability to really make a difference. You will work with subject-matter experts, internally and externally to identify relevant content to produce engaging, interactive and learner-focused resources and programmes; these will cover a range of topics including fire prevention, arson and health, wellbeing, and social issues (covered within our Safe and Well programme) which impact on fire safety.

You will have the opportunity to develop & deliver high quality blended learning and development solutions for operational and prevention staff. You will inspire and motivate people to develop and use effective and appropriate methods to ensure individual and organisational needs are met.

The role requires excellent organisational skills and you will need to be self-motivated. You will work alongside the existing Fire Prevention Trainer, and on your own, to create a wide variety of learning resources for a range of audiences.

You will also develop resources for schools, developing young people’s safety awareness from an early age. You will be skilled and experienced in developing and delivering creative and engaging interventions for young people.

You will need to demonstrate an excellent understanding of the issues affecting the communities of West Yorkshire and be able to encourage and inspire behaviour change. You will have highly developed training skills and experience of both face-to-face and digital delivery.

Knowledge of the full training cycle and experience in training is required for this role; relevant training qualifications are essential for the post holder.

The role benefits from a flexi-time scheme, including hybrid working giving the post holder the opportunity to work flexible hours subject to business commitments.  You’ll need a reliable home internet connection.

The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and the possession of a full valid driving licence.

We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym. Job share applicants welcome.

We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life who can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!

For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit Our Careers Site.

Closing date for all applications is Sunday 11 December 2022.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value and celebrate equality, diversity & neurodiversity, and inclusion. We particularly welcome candidates from communities that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants, and applicants with disabilities. We can offer support and adjustments for candidates and staff who experience barriers to work that result from health conditions or Specific Learning Differences, such as dyslexia.

WYFRS is a ‘Real Living Wage’ employer and have been rated ‘good’ by HMICFRS in all areas of our service.

11 December 2022, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.