What are Fire Cadet Instructors?
Fire Cadet Instructors deliver an All-Wales Award one Programme to young people across the Service area. You don’t need to have a firefighting experience, just a willingness to make a difference to the young people in the community. You must be aged 18 and over to undertake this role.
What will I be doing as a Fire Cadet Instructor?
- Assist the delivery of the All-Wales Award One Programme, consisting of practical and classroom-based elements to young
- Support the Cadet Lead and deputy Instructors to deliver the fire cadet programme
- Drill yard activities - Squad drills, hoses, and ladder drills
- Promote Health and Wellbeing
- Social Actions
What skills, experience and attributes do you need?
- Along with having great communication and interpersonal skills, we ask that you are:
- Flexible and willing to assist the Cadet programme
- Willing to work as a part of a team and follow instructions
- Confident outgoing personality
- Ability to lead, motivate and empathise with young people
- Commitment and reliability
- If you have specific skills and experience that you think would be useful, Fire fighter or such as youth work, education etc – please let us
What skills can I learn & develop?
- Insight into the fire Service
- Communication skills
Support and Training
- Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) an Enhanced DBS with Child Barring lists check will be required for this role
- Safeguard Training along with a code of conduct
- Drill Ground Supervision training course – Manual Handling and Health and safety working with young people on the drill yard.
- Awards and Resources training
- Minimum 1 day per week for 2 - 3 hours with occasional weekends.
- Uniform will be provided, PPE and work