Full Time
£27,650 - £31,106 a year
Posted Today
Job description

Job title:

Firefighter - RAF Shawbury

Job Description:

We are now recruiting for Firefighter roles to assist and support our client’s delivery of critical services.

What you’ll be doing:

We are seeking firefighters to support the delivery of targeted prevention and protection activities, and through targeted fire safety campaigns improve people's awareness of fire and what to do in the event of a fire occurring. You will also form part of an effective and professional emergency response service that will respond to a range of incidents in order to reduce the impacts of an incident and restore normality as quickly as possible

What we’re looking for:

  • Have the right to work in the UK

  • Be required to undertake checks and references to gain Security Clearance

  • Have a good standard of physical fitness, which will be tested during the recruitment phase (Bleep Test - minimum of level 8.8 required, ladder and confined space drills)

  • Have and maintain high standards, whilst demonstrating good teamwork and strong communication skills

  • Work well under pressure and in challenging scenarios

  • Be prepared to undertake and pass academic assessments (English and/or Maths) and Situational and Behavioural tests during the recruitment phase.

About Defence Fire and Rescue

Capita are creating a world class Fire and Rescue Service with the UK Ministry of Defence. We are game changing the future of firefighting within Defence with significant investment in technology, including the introduction of 128 state of the art fire fighting vehicles, and creating the conditions to provide Defence with a balanced approach to managing fire risk through an improved Prevention, Protection and Response strategy . We care about the safety of every firefighter, which is why we have invested in innovative training technology at our Fire Service College, providing state of the art scenario-based training in a realistic training environment. We are committed to our UK Armed Forces, just as we are to protecting our firefighters, whilst ensuring that Defence's operational capability is always supported.

We are an inclusive employer and seek to offer opportunities to all parts of society.

What’s in it for you?

  • A great starting salary of £27,650 increasing to £31,106 when achieving full development and competency within CFR

  • We will provide you with a full training programme to ensure that you are trained and safe to do your job, following which, you will maintain your competencies in accordance with the CFR Firefighter Competency Management System. We will also offer you:

  • 23 days holiday with the opportunity to buy extra leave

  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave...and plenty more

  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of more than 50,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We’re an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We’re committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you’d like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at reasonableadjustm[email protected] or call 07784 237318 and we’ll get back to you. For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website.




United Kingdom

Time Type:

Full time

Contract Type:


Jobs Advertisement