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Water Rescue and Marine Trainer (Emergency Services Training)

Posted 6 March by Babcock Recruitment Team Easy Apply Ended

Job Title: Water Rescue and Marine Trainer

Location: Beckton (travel required within London)

Salary: £32,655 rise to £35,655 after probation


Purpose of role:

To effectively and professionally deliver the Water Rescue and Marine Training programme

Job Description

Major Tasks and Activities:

  • Ensure the effective delivery of Water Rescue and Marine Training in accordance with the Training Delivery Programme
  • Assessing learner performance, recording results and providing feedback and action plans
  • Managing physical training resources including venues, vehicles and equipment, ensuring their security, and suitability for use.
  • Ensure a safe system of work is maintained throughout effective training delivery
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise with regard to future development of Water Rescue training for emergency services.
  • Protecting assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference
  • Comply with the Data Protection Act 1998

Company/Industry Knowledge:

  • A thorough understanding of the Babcock / LFB Partnership
  • A thorough understanding of the DEFRA Concept of Operations
  • A knowledge of the LFB’s presence on the River Thames

Key Technical Skills:

  • Comprehensive technical knowledge in Swiftwater/Water Rescue and Boat operations.
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge in Line Rescue.
  • Experience of assessing competence of individuals, recording results, providing feedback and writing action plans.
  • Experience of Inspecting and Maintaining equipment to a high standard.
  • Understanding of the requirements for development and maintenance of trainer competence

Key Behavioural Competencies:

  • Forward thinking
  • Intercultural competence
  • Leading and developing others
  • Team work
  • Self-awareness
  • Professional Confidence

Person Specification:

  • Good people management skills
  • Good task management skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Pro-active in approach
  • Efficiency driven
  • Process driven
  • Problem solver
  • Committed to H&S
  • Flexible
  • Committed


  • Swiftwater Rescue Instructor
  • IRATA Level 2 or Equivalent (Desirable)
  • Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operator (Desirable)
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor (Desirable)
  • London PLA Local Knowledge (Desirable)
  • PTTLS, AET or equivalent teaching qualification (Desirable)
  • IOSH Health and Safety (Desirable)


Offers of employment are normally subject to satisfactory references and any other required pre-employment checks. In certain circumstances, successful applicants will need to satisfy security clearance requirements

Company Information:

Babcock is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Please include a detailed CV with a full work history. Please also ensure you provide an explanation for any gaps in employment

Due to the high level of response we normally receive, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Required skills

  • Emergency Services
  • Training Programme

Reference: 34612577

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