A LITTLE HELP & SUPPORT

It is our ethos that we should provide the Emergency Services Community with as much free information and guidance possible. 

You will find under this section a series of free resources and signposting which we hope will be of benefit to you. All links found within these resources direct you to organisations or companies that have gone through a scrutiny process by our Advisory Panel and we at ESCT feel provide unbiased and sound advice and guidance.

BUSINESS
START-UPS

BUSINESS
START-UPS

Many people consider starting up their own business, or becoming self-employed . There are many benefits to working for yourself, but there are also pitfalls which...

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TRANSFERABLE
SKILLS

TRANSFERABLE
SKILLS

Emergency Service workers have many transferable skills, and these abilities make them sought after employees, especially if these...

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REDUNDANCY

REDUNDANCY

Losing your job can be one of the hardest things you have to face in life. Often, the combination of emotions can be overwhelming, leaving you depressed with your confidence severely...

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INTERVIEW
PREPARATION

INTERVIEW
PREPARATION

The purpose of the job interview is to help you and the employer determine if you’re a good match for the open position. It is not only about whether you can do job, it is also about...

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FINDING
A JOB

FINDING
A JOB

ESCT have partnered with a number of external organsations that recognise the transferable skills of those who have worked in the Emergency Services...

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CV WRITING -
GETTING STARTED

CV WRITING -
GETTING STARTED

Applying for a new role and preparing for an interview requires time and focus. The following guide looks at each aspect of the process, highlighting areas ESCT considers you...

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ASSOCIATIONS & AWARDING BODIES

ASSOCIATIONS & AWARDING BODIES

Throughout your employment within the Emergency Services you will have carried out training and gained experience in a range of fields...

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FINANCIAL
PLANNING

FINANCIAL
PLANNING

When moving from one job to another or preparing for retirement it is always advisable to review your financial situation and be able to make informed decisions about your future...

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STAYING
CONNECTED

STAYING
CONNECTED

Leaving the emergency services, whilst exciting can also be very hard. The emergency services require a higher level of team building and personal ties than many other organisations...

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NETWORKING

NETWORKING

Networking can be defined as a process that fosters the exchange of information and ideas among individuals or groups that share a common interest. It may be for...

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EMERGENCY
SERVICE CAREERS

EMERGENCY
SERVICE CAREERS

ESCT aim to support the Emergency Services by signposting members of the public to vacancies within each of the services...

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VOLUNTEERING

VOLUNTEERING

Notwithstanding the obvious feel-good factor of giving your time to a worthy cause, volunteering has a number of key benefits to you and potentially your career which make it well...

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CAREER
TRANSITION

CAREER
TRANSITION

Finding the right job for you or defining and achieving the best next steps after life in the emergency services is best approached in a structured way...

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WELLBEING

WELLBEING

A good part of our social lives are work-related, particularly within the community of the emergency services environment. Once you are no longer part of the official...

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COACHING

COACHING

Coaching is a process used to help an individual or company achieve their full potential. It is used effectively as a development tool to enhance skills, knowledge and...

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