Fire Service Instructor

Join us as Instructor at Capita's Fire Service College

We currently have a number of exciting opportunities for Trainers/Instructors to join our experienced and knowledgeable team onsite at the Fire Service College

(FSC) We are working with the London Fire Brigade (LFB) to deliver a tactical ventilation/positive pressure ventilation courses for operational personnel.

This role is a fixed term contract until March 2026. The hours will be 40 per week, with the flexibility to work some weekends. Hours/days may differ week to week. What you will be doing:

  • Training groups of delegates in both classroom and practical environments
  • Delivering all aspects of the training course to the LFB delegates including modern-day firefighting techniques, in a variety of scenarios that will mean every operational firefighter of LFB will have the basic knowledge and skills to operate PPV fans in conjunction with ventilation strategies when required at operational incidents.
  • Training which will run over 2 days with no more than 6 days (3 courses) in a row. You will be rostered to work across the  contract and will work no more than 40 hours per week, between Monday and Sunday.
  • Providing verbal and written feedback to delegates
  • Ongoing assessment of delegates
  • Acting as Safety Officer during live fire exercises - always promoting a positive attitude towards the development and maintenance of Health and Safety culture

What we are looking for:

  • Accredited Breathing Apparatus Instructor - Essential
  • Accredited Compartment Fire Behaviour Instructor - Desirable
  • Accredited Tactical Ventilation/Positive Ventilation Instructor - Desirable
  • IOSH Managing Safely, or H+S Level 2 Qualsafe qualification - Desirable
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Basic understanding of IT Systems experience (MS Office)

About Fire Service College:

The Fire Service College is a leading organisation for fire prevention and protection and response, providing assessed, accredited and assured fire and multi-service training for emergency service professionals globally.

With over 40 years' experience in delivering fire and rescue training internationally, we specialise in equipping today's firefighters and other emergency responders with the best possible skills and training to learn the latest techniques and procedures. Our unique incident ground, at one of the premier fire training venues in the world, coupled with our expert instructors, provides the opportunity for our learners to train and exercise in a realistic and challenging environment, for a learning experience that is second to none.

What's in it for you?

  • Offering a salary of up to £37,100
  • 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Free Onsite accommodation when working onsite
  • Opportunity to upskill and gain further qualifications
  • Subsidised canteen, bar and gym facilities onsite
  • Free parking onsite
  • Better work life balance

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We're an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We're committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you'd like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at [email protected] or call 07784 237318 and we'll get back to you. For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.

 Full Time Job
 Published on 27-05-2024
 Deadline 24-06-2024