Community Safety Administrator

Command Headquarters, Sheffield
£21,575 - £21,968 Pro Rata (Grade 3)
13 Nov 2023
27 Nov 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

An opportunity has arisen within our Community Safety section for a Community Safety Administrator based at CHQ in Sheffield.

Community Safety Administrator
Salary: £21,575 - £21,968 Pro Rata (Grade 3)
Hours: Part Time – 14.8 Hours per week
Work Pattern: Monday – Tuesday – Flexi Time
Location: Command Headquarters, Sheffield

The overall purpose of the role will be to provide an efficient and effective administrative support service to the Community Safety Department, including coordination of the Community Safety Hotline service and ensuring a quality customer care experience at all times.

The key duties will be to provide members of the public and partner organisations with a single point of contact regarding Home Safety services and ensuring referrals for Home Safety Checks are effectively processed and booked for operational firefighters to complete. The role also includes providing some administrative support for the Safe & Well partnerships including processing high risk referrals, and includes the management of databases to ensure an effective audit process. The role is also expected to provide any additional administration support for Community Safety as required, including minute taking and providing support for Community Safety meetings.

You must possess experience in providing an efficient and effective telephone service and working knowledge of MS Office Applications, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook.

Closing date for applications is 17:00 hours on Monday 27th November 2023.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 11th December 2023.


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

New starters will commence on the bottom of the salary grade and will receive increases to the top of the grade on an incremental basis. We offer 28 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays. Annual leave increases after 5 years’ service to 32 days, followed by an extra day a year up to a maximum of 37 days. We also operate a generous flexi time attendance scheme.

Other benefits include; a cycle 2 work scheme, a free on site gym, enhanced maternity and paternity schemes and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT+) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue’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.

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No agencies please.