Public Services Employment

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Describe, explain and evaluate the roles, purpose and responsibilities of two contrasting Uniformed public services. (P1)(M1)(D1) Fire service The main purpose that the fire service to save people lives and give an excellent quality standard of service. The fire services main roles are the following: • Perform their duties in a professional manner • Have good communication skills • Keeping all information confidential • Help colleagues within the services so that quality is continuously improving and is at the highest standard possible as this will also give the public satisfaction within the fire services duties. • Promote equality and fairness • Promote health and safety issues within the home • Give information to local schools Responsibilities • Respond as quickly as possible to emergency calls • Work with other public services(police) • Establish and maintain confidence community • Give fire safety awareness to schools, colleges and communities • Always ensure personal safety • Have good physical and mental capabilities to carry out their duties • Always have good presentation of theirselves • All equipment is in working order • Aware of risks round the station area • Complete all paper work and administration • All records they have must be kept up to date. Mission statement The main purpose that the fire service to save people lives and give an excellent quality standard of service. (M1) The fire service has to work with other services within the Public Service. The 7th of July bombings was a perfect example of this taking place(information below taken from bbc.co.uk) Four suicide bombers struck in central London on Thursday 7 July, killing 52 people and injuring more than 770. The co-ordinated attacks hit the transport system as the morning rush hour drew to a close. Three bombs went off at or around
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