Surge Rapid Response Team (SRRT) – Local Response Lead

TYPE:

Temp

LOCATION:

UK wide

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of crisis management and UK resilience procedures.
  • Used to working to demanding timelines.
  • Able to manage a workforce of 25- 100 people.
  • Experience of planning and coordinating the activities of a number of different teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organised.
  • Able to quickly evaluate diverse and conflicting needs, prioritise requirements and identify appropriate resolutions.
  • Driving license (C1/D1 an advantage).
  • Not in a vulnerable Covid19 category.

Details:

Role: Surge Rapid Response Team (SRRT) – Local Response  Lead

Grade: TBA

Division: DHSC.

Team: SRRT

Summary: The Local Response Lead manages the activities of a deployed SRRT in close liaison and coordination with the Local Authority (LA) staff and occasionally the military.  They work closely with the RE:SILIENT logistic team and the contracted manpower agency to manage the deployment and day-to-day activities of personnel engaged in delivering the required SRRT support to the LA.

Role description: The SRRT Response Lead works with the LA to plan and deliver the required support.  They work closely with the RE:SILIENT logistic team and contracted manpower agency to manage the personnel delivering the required capability.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaison with the RE:SILIENT logistic team and contracted manpower agency on the deployment, reception, training and operations of the SRRT staff.
  • Coordination of daily administration and logistic requirements.
  • Daily coordination with the contracted manpower agency representatives.
  • Liaison with LA staff to define activities, data capture and media messaging requirements.
  • Coordinate, in liaison with the LA staff, the establishment of locations needed to support daily activities and the deployment of response teams.
  • Forecast daily activities and produce daily work schedules and maps.
  • Produce site-specific SOPs, safety instructions, and any other guidance required.
  • Provide daily and end of deployment summaries to LA and SRRT HQ.

Requirements:

  • Used to working to demanding timelines.
  • Able to manage a workforce of 25- 50 people.
  • Experience of planning and coordinating the activities of a number of different teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organised.
  • Able to quickly evaluate diverse and conflicting needs, prioritise requirements and identify appropriate resolutions.
  • Driving licence (C1/D1 an advantage).
  • Not in a vulnerable Covid19 category.