The starting salary for this role is £23,282 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
At Surrey Fire and Rescue Service we are putting prevention at the heart of our Service and we are looking for talented people who are ready for the challenge of engaging with our community, helping people to keep themselves safe and ensuring that the most vulnerable are supported where we can.
Prevention is at the heart of Surrey Fire and Rescue Service and as we move into 2023 we have an excellent opportunity for a new role. As the Prevention Administrator, you will organise and allocate the requested Safe and Well Visits that are received by Surrey Fire and Rescue. Contacting the public and liaising with partner agencies, including Adult Social Care, ensuring that all requests and enquiries are dealt with in a timely manner, which in turn provides people in the community who are most risk with a level of support and ongoing intervention for Fire Safety.
This role requires you to work in a variety of locations across Surrey and may include collaboration with other Fire and Rescue Services. The role is part of Surrey County Council’s agile working strategy so you won’t always need to work in an office and can instead sometimes work somewhere which suits you better.
Working alongside the Community Safety Partnership Team and Events and Volunteers Manager you will be part of working with teams across SFRS and our partners to inform and educate people in Safety: at Home, on the roads and outdoors, helping communities to gain skills and awareness to stay safe and live well.
We are looking for a great communicator, with good written and verbal skills and have a sound understanding of computer programmes such as Word, Excel, and Teams. Also, to have the ability to learn about internal software systems and be able to use these effectively to carry out the role
- An organised team player?
- A motivated to get workloads complete?
- Looking to help people by giving them the information they need to stay safe?
- Seeking to reduce the occurrence of incidents which have a devastating impact on families affected?
If you are, we would like to hear from you!
- Can you work with groups from a wide range of backgrounds?
- Have you had experience in working with people in need of extra care and support, from the young to the old across all our communities?
- Can you inspire and motivate others to make positive changes to the way people live and work?
You will report to the Prevention and Volunteer Manager and your interaction will be across the whole Prevention Team’s remit which includes:
- Organising the day-to-day allocation of our Domestic Safe and Well visits
- Help in supporting organised events and community engagements
- Provide support in the volunteers department with advertising work requests and event attendance.
To be shortlisted for interview and presentation you will need to evidence that you meet the qualifications, experience and knowledge criteria listed in the attached job description.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28th November 2022
Dates for interview to be confirmed in due course.
For an informal discussion please contact Station Commander Chrissie Copper on 07929 057461 or via email at Chrissie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.