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Local Resilience Forum Tactical Lead, Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service (REF: LRF/WFRS)

-£49,795 - £56,432

Listed 20 September 2021

Local Resilience Forum Tactical Lead

Salary: £49,795 - £56,432

This is an exciting opportunity to provide the tactical lead role to the Warwickshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF).  The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the require values, behaviours, knowledge and experience to deliver in the role.    

The Warwickshire LRF consists of all agencies involved with emergency response in our communities. The LRF was formed in 2005 in response to the Civil Contingencies Act 2004. This act requires specific agencies to work together to prepare, respond and recover from different emergencies. The aim of the LRF is to make sure that the duties stated in the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 are achieved. 

 To ensure partners can work together and develop multi-agency cooperation in Warwickshire, we require a motivated individual who is used to working with the different agencies involved in resilience.

The role requires an individual who can operate at all levels (operational to strategic) and is able to bring individuals from a range of agencies and groups together to deliver high quality and fit for purpose arrangements.  

The post holder will be the Tactical lead for Warwickshire LRF and will deliver the actions set by the LRF Strategic Group. The post holder will take an active role on developing and delivering the national priorities as outlined in the UK Government Integrated Review Provide the evidence to feed into the National Resilience Strategy.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide high levels of customer service across the LRF. They must possess good understanding of resilience and be able to communicate both in person and in writing. The ability to work under pressure and deal with difficult and sensitive topics is essential. 

Full details can be found on the Job Description and Person specification.    The position is a 2 year fixed term contract and consideration will also be given to an individual wanting to apply on a secondment.   

Additional Information
  • If you have any questions or would like to know more about this opportunity please contact 
  • If you are applying for this role on a secondment basis please ensure you have the agreement of your current line manager before applying.
  • Closing date: 30 September 2021
  • Interviews are scheduled to take place w/c 11 October 2021
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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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