Wholetime Duty System Appointments 

Terms and Conditions

Offers of appointment are made within the agreed salary banding for the role. You will be appointed at the development rate of pay and upon satisfactory progression will receive the competent rate of pay. Salaries are paid monthly by Direct Bank Credit Transfer on the 15th day of the month.

Salary Scale ranges from £22,237 to £29,638
Hours of Work
The full working week is 42 hours per week, worked in accordance with the respective shift pattern.

New employees are subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probation period. During this period you will be expected to establish your suitability for the post.

Annual leave entitlement is as follows:

Scale A 25 Days
Scale B 5 Days

In addition to annual leave Wholetime staff are entitled to eight statutory holidays per year. Leave entitlement for part time employees is calculated on a pro rata basis.

All new employees are automatically admitted to the Firefighters Pension Scheme (New), which provides ill health and retirement benefits. Employees can opt out of the scheme, and full details are given on appointment.

Trade Union Membership
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service fully supports the system of collective bargaining, believes in the principle of solving industrial relations problems by discussion and agreement, and recognises the rights of individuals to belong to appropriate trades unions.
Car Parking
Parking is available at all Fire and Rescue Service premises.

A canteen facility is available at our Headquarters premises.

All employees will be issued with appropriate and approved uniform and personal protective clothing in order for them to carry out their duties.

Gym Facilities
We have free on-site gym facilities at most locations.

           Contact Details

Recruitment and Assessment Team
Tel: 01443 232200 (Normal Working Hours)

24 hour Recruitment Line 0800 0283615

Email: personnel@southwales-fire.gov.uk

South Wales Fire & Rescue Service
Forest View Business Park
CF72 8LX

Page Last Updated on 06/9/2016