NFCC Lead vacancies

The NFCC lead roles below are currently open to expressions of interest from any serving employee of a UK public Fire and Rescue Service. As an NFCC lead you will be required to represent the National Fire Chiefs Council and therefore the aims and principles of the Council. 

 

NFCC Lead on Emergency Response Driving and Driver Training

Reporting into the Workforce Committee through the Learning and Development Lead this role requires the person to lead on all aspects of emergency response driving and driver training for the fire service, having a thorough knowledge of the subject, including legal aspects. Key responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Facilitate and chair quarterly meetings of the NFCC Emergency Response Driving Group (ERDG).
  • Provide an annual compliance report to the Department for Transport (DfT).
  • Attend DfT HSDT advisory group meetings, liaising with group members as required.
  • Provide information and reports in response to legal questions (eg – following serious incidents involving fire service vehicles/drivers) as required.
  • Oversee and monitor the NFCC HSDT Quality Assurance (QA) Procedure.
  • Appoint members of the Standards and QA Group.
  • Ensure the Standards and QA group, Regional QA Reps and Training Bodies/Establishments are complying with the DFT and HSDT Code of Practice.
  • Responsible for ensuring Quality Assurer’s are provided with necessary learning and development, are competent and maintain and monitor assessment and verification practices in line with DfT principles and relevant assessment strategies. 
  • Attend standardisation meetings every 6 months (as a minimum) with all Regional QA Reps.
  • Review the Standards & QA Group Appeals process.
  • Annually review all version controlled documents.

If you are interested in this role please send an expression of interest of no more than 300 words to nfccadminsupport@nationalfirechiefs.org.uk by 3 August 2018. The appointment will be decided by the Workforce Committee Chair in consultation with the Learning and Development Lead and Vice Chairs.

 

NFCC Lead on Arson

Reporting into the Prevention Committee through the Home Safety Lead the Arson and wilful fire setting lead is responsible for:

  • Working with partners and other stakeholders to ensure coherent arrangements are in place that enables FRS to respond to and reduce the incidences of Arson and wilful fire setting in their area.
  • Ensuring that data is coordinated from across FRS’s via the FI group and this is most effectively used to gain intelligence on matters of Arson and Wilful fire setting.
  • Identifying and share good practice across the FRS
  • Aingttend the Home Safety Committee and provide updates and performance data in relation to lead function
  • Coordinating and responding to consultations relating to lead area in conjunction with the Home Safety lead and Prevention Chair where appropriate.

If you are interested in this role please send an expression of interest of no more than 300 words to nfccadminsupport@nationalfirechiefs.org.uk by 10 August 2018. The appointment will be decided by the Home Safety Committee Chair in consultation with the NFCC Vice Chairs.

 

Carbon Monoxide Lead

Reporting into the Prevention Committee through the Home Safety Lead the Carbon Monoxide lead is responsible for:

  • Working with partners and other stakeholders to ensure coherent arrangements are in place that enables FRS to reduce the risk to communities from Carbon Monoxide in the home.
  • Ensuring that data is coordinated from across FRS’s to enable a full understanding of the risk of Carbon Monoxide deaths in the home environment.
  • Identifying and sharing good practice across the FRS
  • Attending the Home Safety Committee and provide updates and performance data in relation to lead function
  • Coordinating and responding to consultations relating to lead area in conjunction with the Home Safety lead and Prevention Chair where appropriate

If you are interested in this role please send an expression of interest of no more than 300 words to nfccadminsupport@nationalfirechiefs.org.uk by 10 August 2018. The appointment will be decided by the Home Safety Committee Chair in consultation with the  NFCC Vice Chairs.

 

Smoking and Tobacco lead.

Reporting into the Home Safety Lead within the Prevention the Smoking and Tobacco lead is responsible for:

  • Coordinating data across FRS to gain a full understanding of the risk caused from smoking in the home environment
  • Working with partners and stakeholders to ensure effective strategies for the reduction of deaths and injuries in the home as a result of smoking and tobacco products.
  • Identifying and sharing good practice across the FRS
  • Attending the Home Safety Committee and provide updates and performance data in relation to lead function
  • Coordinating and responding to consultations relating to lead area in conjunction with the Home Safety lead and Prevention Chair where appropriate

 If you are interested in this role please send an expression of interest of no more than 300 words to nfccadminsupport@nationalfirechiefs.org.uk by 10 August 2018. The appointment will be decided by the Home Safety Committee Chair in consultation with the Vice Chairs.