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Senior Officers in Fire, Ambulance, Prison and Related Services

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£51,634

Median salary

New workers start around £26,745.83. Normal pay is £51,634 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £141,048.93.

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  • Revenue and customs, excise and immigration officers advise on the interpretation of regulations concerning taxes, duties and immigration requirements and enforce these regulations through monitoring of premises, examining goods entering the country to ensure correct duty is paid and establishing that passengers have the necessary authorisation for crossing national borders.
  • Prison officers interview prisoners on arrival and discharge/departure, receive reports on disciplinary problems and decide on appropriate action, make periodic checks on internal and external security, and provide care and support to prisoners in custody.
  • Ambulance officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities of ambulance personnel and control room assistants, for the provision of ambulance services for emergency and non-emergency cases.
  • Fire officers plan, direct and co-ordinate an operational plan for one or more fire stations, attend fires and other emergencies to minimise danger to property and people, arrange for the salvaging of goods, immediate temporary repairs and security measures for fire damaged premises as necessary.
  • Advises on the recruitment, training and monitoring of staff.
  • Prepares reports for insurance companies, the Home Office, Scottish Home and Health Department, and other bodies as necessary.
  • Liaises with other senior officials and/or government departments to determine staffing, financial and other short- and long-term needs.

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Community and Public Services Management (Healthcare)

  • Course code: UF6058, UX6058
  • Level: 6
  • Qualification: BSc (Hons) top-up
  • Awarding body: University of Plymouth
  • Duration: One year full-time
  • Course type: Full-time

Public Services Preparation

  • Course code: FPSP
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time

Community and Public Services Management

  • Course code: UF6057, UX6057
  • Level: 6
  • Qualification: BSc (Hons) top-up
  • Awarding body: University of Plymouth
  • Duration: One year (full-time), two years (part-time)
  • Course type: Full-time, Part-time
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