LEVEL 5 AWARD
M4.01 UNDERSTANDING THE MANAGEMENT ROLE
DELIVERY PARTNER MANAGER –
PRINCE’S TRUST TEAM
LEICS FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE
I am undertaking the Institute of Leadership & Management Level 5 Award as an employee of Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service (LF&RS) in my role as Delivery Partner Manager of the Prince’s Trust Team programme.
The organisation sees the importance of training its staff and particularly middle managers, all of whom have also undertaken seven Getting It Right performance management modules.
The organisation in relation to its purpose and its statekholders
Identify your organisation and describe its purpose
Fire and Rescue Services in the United Kingdom are established under legislation which dates back to 1947. Following a review of the Fire Service in July 2004 the Fire and Rescue Services Act became law and it has brought about a number of reforms to achieve modernisation.
This has meant a shift in emphasis from responding to protecting and preventing.
Responsibilities are laid out in the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 and the Fire and Rescue National Framework 2008-2011. Other duties are required to be carried out under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 with other emergency services and agencies.
Our mission statement - making communities safer - tells us why we are here. It makes sure that everything we do to achieve our vision is in line with our reason for being here. Everything we do is with that in mind.
The vision is where we are going – we aim to help create safer communities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
LF&RS has published a 3 year strategic plan “Our Plan: 2009-2012. This contains the vision, aims and objectives over the next 3 years. In conjunction with this is an Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) which is a strategic document setting out our approach to risk management through our prevention,