SDA Support Assistant

Salary: £15,484 - £16,612 (pro-rata) 

Location: Newbridge

Closing Date: Sunday 27 May 2018



The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of SDA Support Assistant, based at SFRS East SDA Headquarters, 21 Claylands Road, Newbridge, Edinburgh, EH28 8LF. This is a part-time opportunity, working 30 hours per week, on a defined working pattern spanning Monday to Friday, however applications from individuals seeking to work on a job share or flexible working basis would be considered.

The successful candidate will be required to provide effective administrative support to ensure the smooth provision of an administrative function within the Service Delivery Area.

Previous experience within an office environment using Microsoft Office Packages (particularly MS Word and Excel) Word Processing experience i.e. typing letters/reports is required.

You should be able to work on your own initiative, possess good communication skills and have the ability to deal with information on a confidential basis and have a clear understanding of how to apply this in the service you provide.

Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack.

Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements. A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role are invited for interview.

If you would like to apply in a different format, please telephone Stephanie Smith on 01698 402332 or email

Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.