Northumbria Local Resilience Forum Coordinator - JRN 30335

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Area Command / Department
Communications & Operations Department
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary Range
£33,921 to £37,134
Closing Date


Hosted by Northumbria Police, Northumbria Local Resilience Forum [LRF] is entering an exciting new era that will promote collaborative multi-agency partnership working during planning, response and recovery from emergencies, major incidents and significant community impacts across the Northumbria area.

To support the effective and efficient delivery of the partnership’s aims and objectives, the LRF would like to recruit a capable, experienced and motivated coordinator with proven experience to support the manager in the management and implementation of strategic and policy decisions made by LRF members.

Agile working patterns apply to this position where informal agile working arrangements will be available as agreed with the vacancy manager and in line with the requirements of the role.

The Role:

This is a revised role that will assist the NLRF Manager in all aspects of LRF activities in the provision of technical advice as part of the Forum including:

  • Adopting project management principles and working collaboratively with Strategic Board, Tactical Business Management Group and Task and Finish Group Chairs to deliver improvements.

  • Acting as a first point of contact for partners at LRF, regional and National level.

What will I be doing?

In conjunction with the LRF Manager act as one of the points of contact to provide guidance, technical information and specialist advice to the relevant members and partners of LRF.

  • Support and coordinate LRF members to create, coordinate and maintain an LRF Work Programme and to ensure effective delivery against the plan and report progress to LRF Strategic Board and Tactical BMG

  • Coordinate planning, preparation and execution of operational activities on behalf of the LRF, delivering services in line with local, regional and national best practice.

  • Participate in standing groups, providing advice on document development and being responsible for support if/as required. 

  • Assist with maintaining a detailed understanding of relevant practices and legislation applicable to the areas and liaise with other officers, departments and organisations. 

  • Assist with the preparation of the LRF budget in accordance with the host partners financial regulations.

What do I need?

  • Educated to a degree level qualification or equivalent proven ability and experience 

  • Proven Leadership experience

  • Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Extensive knowledge of Local Resilience Forums  

  • Good working knowledge of a number of key areas relating to EPRR, the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, the Health and Social Care Act and related regulations and demonstrable application of the NHS England and Improvement Core Standards for EPRR

  • Knowledge of contingency planning

  • Knowledge of multi-agency working and stakeholder expectations

For further information please see the role profile: NLRF Coordinator.docx

Vacancy Contact

Interested to learn more? To discuss the position in more detail please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at

Terms and Conditions

Vetting Level – Management Vetting (MV) and Security Clearance (SC)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information, and references.


In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 24 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. Also, to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At Northumbria Police we are all different and that’s our greatest strength. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We protect and serve everyone and therefore believe in including everyone. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all areas of the community as appointments are based solely on merit.

Important Information

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts.

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.