Safer, Stronger Communities - Safe, Effective Firefighters
It is important for us to have:
- Excellent Operational Preparedness
Providing our Firefighters with training, information, procedures and equipment to ensure they can safely resolve emergency incidents.
- Excellent Operational Response
To maintain an excellent emergency response to meet risk across Merseyside with safety and effectiveness at its core.
- Excellent Prevention and Protection
Working with partners and our community to protect the most vulnerable.
- Excellent People
We will develop and value all our employees, respecting diversity, promoting opportunity and equality for all.
Our Core Values
These shape what we do:
- Make a positive difference to our community
- Provide excellent and affordable response
- Respect our environment
- Everyone matters
- Our people are the best they can be
Our Personal Values
These shape how we do it:
Being self‐disciplined, taking ownership of issues and problems, making things happen, trying to make a difference. Lead by example.
- Social Empathy
Being interested in people, displaying empathy, embracing diversity, community focussed. Community is at the heart of everything we do.
- Constructive Challenge
Being willing to challenge but not obstructively, commitment to improvement. Creative.
Identifying with team, organisation and community, displaying team commitment, willing to stand up against peer pressure when appropriate, acknowledging others’ rights to differing opinions.
Aspiring to excellence whilst being realistic in expectations, being practical and solution focused.
- Openness to Experience
Receptive to learning opportunities and personal development, seeking out new experiences, interested in people and situations that are less familiar, taking a broad view of things.