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Community Safety Department Team Leader

Northumberland County Council
Closing date
20 Jun 2022
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Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is looking for a Team Leader to join its Community Safety Department to initially lead on the development and delivery of a range of community focused education programmes.  However, note that the business needs of the department determines the duties and responsibilities of the team.  The successful applicant will be expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and extent of the post. 

The Community Safety Department is responsible for the delivery of a number of programmes aimed at keeping our communities safe and well by providing excellence and quality in all we deliver.  We are now looking to recruit an enthusiastic Team Leader, to join its highly successful team.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of communities and strengthen relationships between the fire and rescue service and the communities it serves.  The service is seeking applications from individuals who are committed to identifying and working with young people and adults.  The successful candidate will develop and deliver education programmes linked to risk reduction with the aim of keeping residents of Northumberland safe.  These programmes form part of the the Service’s Prevention Strategy. The role requires the ability to build robust quality assurance and evaluation processes, and is underpinned by a commitment to continuous professional development.  It will be important that the successful candidate is able to demonstrate innovative strategies to engage and motivate all learners participating in education programmes, staff and partners.  A commitment to embedding safeguarding, equality, diversity, inclusion and supporting a culture that values everyone is key to this role. 

For more detailed information, please see the attached job description here.  Any queries please contact Gail Keenan, Community Safety Delivery Manager on 01670 621125 

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including: 

  • A starting salary of £29,174 (rising to £32,798) 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) 
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands 


To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


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