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On-call Recruitment

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Last updated  12 November 2018

On-Call firefighters are a vital part of today's fire and rescue service; skilled, professional people from within the community, responding. effectively to emergencies, saving lives. On-Call firefighters provide a flexible, efficient and reliable fire and rescue cover to around 60 % of the UK. Our On-Call teams will be required to attend a range of operational incidents. Our firefighters will be delivering a range of Community Safety initiatives to reduce the number of fires, accidents and all associated injuries, oftern in partnership with other groups.

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On-Call firefighters are required to respond to their community fire station when an incident occurs. The availability of potential firefighters is considered at the early stages through a discussion to ensure that it complements the requirements within the team. We are interested to talk with anyone that believes that they have what it takes to be part of the team @bedsfire. A retaining fee is paid for your availability along with additional payments for incidents, community activities and training attended. The high levels of professional training and development we offer will be attractive to individuals, team and businesses alike; such as diversity and inclusion, health and safety, driver training, medical skills and leadership development.

What is important to us is that you are enthusiastic, physically fit and can meet certain essential requirements. We have On-Call opportunities across the county. These roles are certainly demanding and in return offer the chance to make a real contributions.

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