Strategic Priorities

We have set four strategic priorities for 2011-2015 to deliver our ambition. These priorities assist us to set objectives to manage performance and direct resources where they are most needed.

 

Deliver a proactive fire prevention and protection programme

We will:

  • Ensure the authority's statutory fire protection duties are discharged efficiently and effectively in order to reduce the incidence of fire and the effects of fire should it occur.
  • Work with partners to deliver a reduction in fires, road traffic incidents and anti-social fire related behaviour.
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Deliver a professional and resilient emergency response service

We will:

  • Improve operational capability in response to changes in risk and demand.
  • Provide assurance in relation to operational performance.
  • Enhance operational knowledge and competence of the fire crews and officers.

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Provide a safe competent and diverse workforce

We will:

  • Facilitate the implementation of strategic change across the organisation.
  • Provide a healthy and safe workforce.
  • Provide a competent and skilled workforce.
  • Provide a diverse workforce.

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Provide effective and ethical governance and achieve value for money in managing resources

We will:

  • Provide appropriate and high quality buildings, vehicles and equipment to ensure operational effectiveness, and be environmentally sound.
  • Provide effective systems of control and performance to ensure the service operates efficiently.

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Related Strategies:

Community Risk Management Strategy 2011-15 (2835.42kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Fire Safety Strategy (559.59kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Training and Development Strategy (786.01kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Human Resource Strategy 2011-15 (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Human Resources and Workforce Development Strategy 2008-11 (417.28kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Corporate Equality and Diversity Action Plan 2012-13 (735.08kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Corporate Equality and Diversity Action Plan 2011-12 (855.88kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Constitution (780.83kb) (PDF Document)

Information Governance Strategy and Policy (190.46kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Business Continuity Management Strategy (332.14kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)

Procurement Strategy (21.69kb) (PDF Document - Opens in a new window)