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Wholetime Firefighter Benefits


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Our wholetime firefighters work a 42-hour week across 4 days, comprising of 2-day shifts and 2-night shifts followed by 4 days off.


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Our wholetime firefighters have access to an excellent pension provision.

Annual Leave

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We offer holiday leave of 20 days. This is in addition to the average 8 days public holidays, plus an additional 3 days long service leave after 5 years continuous service.

RBFRS Advantage

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Access to our employee benefits programme which provides you with discounts on hundreds of retailers such as supermarkets, high street stores and many more.


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Free onsite parking is available.

Maternity and Shared Parental Support

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Enhanced maternity and paternity pay provisions.

Employee Assistance Programme

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All employees have access to employee care counselling service and information and face to face counselling.

Cycle to Work Scheme

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We are able to provide cycles and safety equipment to employees as a tax-free benefit.

Access to Benenden

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Benenden can help you get fast access to quick, private medical care if the wait for the NHS is too long.