Retained/On-Call Staff

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687

Request detail: 

I write to request details of the contract arrangements for your Retained/On-Call staff, in particular, the level(s) of Retaining Fees used and the corresponding level of availability required in return (i.e. full retainer = 120hrs availability on average of a defined period of time, 75% retainer for anything below 120hrs).

In addition, whether the service provides the opportunity for their Retained/On-Call staff to undertake Community Fire Safety duties and if so whether this is paid at the normal hourly rate.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s levels of retaining fees and the corresponding level of availability required in return is as follows: Full cover = 120 hours + per week Three Quarter cover = less than 120 hours per week Retained staff have the opportunity to undertake Community Fire Safety duties and this is paid at their normal hourly rate. Please refer to the attached spreadsheet.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Wednesday, 21 June, 2017

Responded: 

Friday, 7 July, 2017

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