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Avon Fire and Rescue Service’s next Wholetime Firefighter campaign is launching in March 2021.
We would encourage anyone who is interested to visit our website; www.yesyoucan.careers. If they click on the Wholetime Firefighter image they will be able to access a wealth of information about the role and the recruitment and selection process. We have a number of online recruitment events, where interested individuals can learn more about this role. Our next online event is occurring on 1 February 2021 at 18:30 and details will be issued once individuals have signed up for alerts via our ‘Yes You Can’ website. Anyone who registers on the website will receive e-mail alerts with new information prior to the campaign launch.
We particularly welcome applications from females and BME candidates as they are under-represented within our workforce. They must be aged 18 by the time our training course commences (January 2022 – dates to be confirmed), have a driving licence with no more than 3 points and live within our service area.
Community work is an essential aspect of Firefighting. Therefore applicants from across our service area who have a good understanding and a genuine passion to make a difference to public safety within our community are encouraged to apply.
As well as our online event on the 1 February 2021, we are holding the following events focused on these from our under-represented backgrounds. If possible, could you share the links to these events through your contacts and social media platforms. I attach some imaging and context (below) which can be used to raise awareness of this opportunity on your social medial platforms.
Firefighter Recruitment Discovery Workshop for female potential applicants, 15 February 18:30
Avon Fire & Rescue Service are hosting a virtual discovery workshop where you can find out everything you need to know about the Firefighter recruitment process. This event is aimed at women who are considering a Firefighter role within the Service.
Firefighter Recruitment Discovery Workshop for BAME potential applicants, 01 March 18:30