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Youth Officer Temporary

  • Employer: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Reference: DFRS/23/259972
  • Published: Thu 26/10/2023, 16:04 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 21/11/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,496 - £29,439 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: Hybrid
  • Location: Derbyshire

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Youth Officer Temporary

About Us

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is seeking a Temporary Youth Officer to join our team (Min Term 12 months) to cover for Youth Officer maternity leave.

The role will require an individual to be able to deliver innovative high quality youth projects, manage complex case work, to collaborate with partner agencies and DFRS staff, to safeguard young people and reduce anti-social behavior.

A NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work or equivalent or demonstrable experience is essential. Knowledge of issues affecting young people is also essential to allow you to deliver projects and support the departmental strategy. An understanding of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme would be advantageous but not essential. You will be required to work and travel around the county for which a pool car will be provided.

The normal working week is 37 hours to be worked flexibly, including some evening and weekend working to support youth projects.

In return we offer;

  • Flexible working hours
  • Family friendly policies
  • Free car parking
  • Health & wellbeing services, including free access to gyms at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service locations
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee support networks
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

Guidance on the Pension implications of undertaking a temporary role / promotion are attached.

We are committed to equality and fairness at work.  Applications are particularly encouraged from all diverse communities. 

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People.  All staff are expected to share this commitment.

Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.

Due to the sensitive nature of the duties that the post holder will be expected to undertake, an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be requested for the successful applicant.

To apply please click on the "Apply Online" link below or visit:

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29 November and Thursday 30 November 2023.

If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.