The Fire Professional Framework has been designed in partnership with Fire and Rescue Services (FRS). Its aim is to enable a shared vision and develop common standards to support FRS delivery in the quest to deliver Prevention, Protection, Response and National Resilience Services.
The Fire Professional Framework has five key areas:
Operational competence is made up of a number of components; as well as skills, knowledge and understanding, an individual’s personal qualities and attributes are also important. Every Fire-fighter and Commander will need to demonstrate all of these to be effective and competent in role
Outstanding Leaders think and act systemically on behalf of the organisation. In the current climate of budget cuts and doing more with less, there is much evidence to support a distributed model of leadership.
The Fire and Rescue Services are operating under testing conditions. Now more than ever, there is a need to maximise the skills and adaptability of the workforce to face any forthcoming challenges. In a Professional sustainable workforce, employment practices, work culture and processes enable individuals to be productively employed in jobs that sustain well being on and off the job.
aims to deliver a sustainable enhanced performance that meets and exceeds expectations. It addresses how the culture of the workforce and organisational transformation can deliver a future Fire and Rescue Service that is public focused and provides value for money services.
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