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Coatbridge Fire Station Main Street Coatbridge, ML5 3RS
£23,543 - £24,567 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
30 hours per week

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Fire Reach Facilitator, based in Lanarkshire on a 23 month contract. This is a temporary post opportunity based on funding for the role for a maximum of 23 months, working 30 hours per week. This is a part-time post however applications from individuals seeking to work on a job share or flexible working basis would be considered.

Candidates must have experience of working as part of a team, with excellent time management skills and sound communication skills, both written and verbal and must possess organisation and prioritisation skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision. The candidate must be confident when delivering information to a large volume of adults and children as required by the role.

The successful candidate must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and also possess a full driving license. Candidates will require to pass an ICAT basic and will be placed onto a series of courses including Fireskills and Fireground supervision courses.

Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 

Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements.  A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.

This post is subject to the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exemptions) Scotland Order 2013. The successful candidate will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and will be required to carry out regulated work with adults and children.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.

If you would like to apply in a different format, please email People Services at

Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.

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