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Rescue Skills Trainer (Rope Rescue)


London, GB, E6 7FF London, GB, NW10 7LT

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Rescue Skills Trainer
Location: Beckton / Park Royal (London)
Business Unit: LFB Training 

Purpose of role


•    As a Trainer as part of the Technical Rescue Team you will be responsible for delivering training to a high standard to Firefighters.

•    The majority of this training is delivered at one of our dedicated training centres but there is also a requirement to travel to fire stations and external training venues across London delivering face to face training and assessments.

•    Normal working patterns are Monday to Friday however there is the potential for weekend working up to a maximum of 28 days per year.

Key tasks    


•    Delivering training to firefighters covering the following skills:
•    Front line and initial attendance RTC 
•    Rescue Equipment – Broco hot cutting, winching, lifting, stabilisation and power tools.
•    Rescue Unit RTC techniques for entrapment and extrication 
•    Line rescue level 1 and 2 
•    Hazmat response

•    Carrying out assessments of skills

•    Provide feedback and support to delegates

•    Responsible for managing own ‘Fit to Train’ Passport

•    Support the Technical Rescue SME with updating course content and risk assessments 

•    Staying current with client policies

•    Working with the design team where applicable to assist with the design, development and implementation of new training packages

•    Inspecting and maintaining equipment to a high standard


What do I need to do the role? 




•    Rope Rescue Supervisor or IRATA Level 2


•    Road Traffic Collision Technician
•    Road Traffic Collision Instructor
•    Heavy Rescue Technician/ Instructor
•    HMEPO/ Tactical Hazmat Advisor or equivalent


•    Operational or industry specific background in Line rescue equipment and techniques
•    Delivering training and assessing performance 
•    Test and inspection of operational/ training equipment

•    Operational or industry specific background in RTC equipment and techniques would be desirable


Professional and Personal Qualities


•    Promotes a positive leadership culture where ownership, accountability and involvement in decision making is promoted
•    Energy, drive and enthusiasm to continually improve self and others
•    Builds, motivates, inspires others and guides team towards success
•    Creates an environment of development and learning where everyone can excel.
•    Shares workload for both productivity and growth creating a sense of ownership and accountability and stretches teams to deliver.
•    Ability to work as part of a team and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, trainees and the customer.
•    Strong interpersonal skills including effective communication skills for interacting with the customer and Babcock senior leadership 
•    Collaboratively develops solutions by listening to others and sharing ideas and is solutions focussed.
•    Develops a culture which drives innovation, continuous improvement and the sharing of good practice
•    Promotes diversity by bringing together different perspectives and experiences and valuing differences.

Application Guidance


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Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records. 
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.  

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs. 

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