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Education - Non School

Youth Work

Bury Training and Safety Centre

Job: Sessional Workers

Salary:  Grade D

Hours: Zero

Job type: As and when

Location: Greater Manchester                                                                      

This is an ongoing recruitment where applications are reviewed every 4 weeks

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Your role: 


To support and deliver engaging community safety packages in an immersive environment and within the community, to prevent children and adults being harmed or killed in incidents involving fire, water, or road traffic collisions or becoming involved in fire crime and associated anti-social behaviour.

Part of role delivery is based at GMFRS Training and Safety Centre in Bury.  The Training and Safety Centre offers a unique and immersive environment to learn the key safety messages around safety and the prevention of fire.   Other delivery will be based across Greater Manchester different settings such as, schools, community centres and Fire Stations.

About you: 

We seek a highly motivated individuals to support and deliver our educational activities, build, and maintain professional relationships, as well as engaging with people across a wide variety of cultures. 

  • You will have experience in training, education, or Youth Work background.]
  • Experience of front facing delivery to a range of different groups in the community, including school children up to groups of 20 at one time.
  • To coordinate and deliver community safety packages within an immersive environment to support the reduction of risk to vulnerable groups.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills in a professional setting.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to challenges/issues.
  • To coordinate and deliver community safety packages within an immersive environment to support the reduction of risk to vulnerable groups and a variety of audiences.
  • This role includes working occasional evenings and weekends.

Please see the role profile for more information.

About us:

As an employer, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is made up of a number of key Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS); Waste and Recourses; Environment; Work and Skills; Research; Public Sector Reform; Police, Crime and Criminal Justice; Homelessness; the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub and the Commissioning Hub.

We value the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Greater Manchester. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people's age, disability, trans status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.


To find out more about working for us please click here   

Our offer:

In return for your hard work, we offer our employees a competitive package as part of our offer, which includes:

  • Commitment to diversity and inclusivity with 4 active staff networks for; LGBT+, Black and Racially Diverse, Disability and Women’s
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employer investment in training and development, and professional sponsorship including CPD
  • Corporate travel loans
  • Cycle scheme
  • Discount scheme (MiRewards) on local and national high street brands
  • Health and wellbeing offer - Occupational Health and Employee Assistance programme
  • Modern city centre offices (role specific)
  • Sports and welfare club


For more information about the recruitment process click here

Interview dates to be confirmed  

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Please also note, due to COVID-19 and the social distancing guidance, most interviews will be taking place virtually on Microsoft Teams or Skype. For more guidance and hints and tips for remote interviewing see our website: If successful on application, and this approach applies, the hiring manager will be in contact so that you can both test the technology before the interview.

Employees on the redeployment register will be given priority for any vacancies in the first instance. If employees are identified as a match from the register, then the vacancy may be withdrawn or put on hold pending an outcome.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and will require disclosure of all convictions including those considered spent under the Act. The role holder will be subject to an Enhanced level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.



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