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Area Manager - South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (REF: AM:SWFRS)

South Wales Headquarters LLantrisant, or other Service area (tbc) £56,220 to £61,667 plus 20% Flexible Duty, 14% Continuous Duty Allowance and access to the Service’s Lease Car Scheme.

Listed 27 August 2021

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) is one of the largest, most successful and highest performing Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) in the UK, serving 1.6 million people across 10 Constituent Unitary Authorities stretching from Bridgend to Monmouth and from Cardiff Bay to the Brecon Beacons National Park. We have built a reputation of excellence in the delivery of our services from responding to emergency incidents to an impressive range of preventative initiatives. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is committed to making our communities the safest places to live, work and visit, by focusing on community protection, attracting and developing our people, making effective use of resources, whilst achieving organisational improvement.

The Service currently seeks to appoint an Area Manager who will demonstrate an enthusiastic and innovative approach to the leadership of a large Service area, whilst upholding our Service values. This post will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to enhance the culture and values of the Fire and Rescue Service through the provision of effective strategic leadership. The successful candidate will also contribute to the shaping of the future services provided to our communities in South Wales through strong collaboration, clear decision making and the building and maintenance of a high performance culture. This is turn will support the development of the Service’s role within the wider context of the public service infrastructure within Wales and the rest of the UK.

Further Information Please refer to the Area Manager Application Pack located on our ‘latest vacancy page’ of our website via the apply button below. All documentation is available in both English and in Welsh and we welcome communication in either language. SWFRS believes in the real value of having a diverse workforce and we proactively want to encourage applicants from all sectors of the community to apply.

Closing date: 17 September 2021

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