Our Policies and Procedures

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

This policy reinforces Cleveland Fire Brigade’s commitment to promote equality of opportunity and diversity within both employment and service delivery.

Partnership Policy

The aim of this policy is to provide an agreed corporate definition for a partnership and illustrate the Brigade’s partnership governance arrangements to be used to build capacity and increase productivity. This will be achieved by entering into partnerships with other public, private and voluntary sector agencies that have a shared ambition for our community.

Recruitment, Selection & Promotion Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure all appointments made within the Brigade are done so using open, justifiable and objective “evidence based” criteria. The aim will be to have the right person in the right job at the right time.

Sustainability Policy

This policy outlines how the Brigade will take to the application of principles, which will contribute to the mitigation of adverse effects upon the natural environment. It acknowledges there is an important role for the Brigade to undertake in improving awareness and understanding of environmental issues, both within the Brigade and the wider community.

Whistleblowing Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for Employees and Officers on the procedure relating to confidential reporting of serious concerns.