Female firefighter

My Story: Helen Rogers

22 November 2018  Posted in: Wholetime

Before joining Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Helen was a clinical hypnotherapist for 10 years but wanted a job where she could put her work and life experience to good use.

Becoming firefighter fit - Busy much?

08 November 2018  Posted in: Wholetime

By Louisa Roger, Marketing Manager

So I am halfway into week five and I feel exhilarated, excited and dead enthusiastic about the training still to come whereas just last week I felt exhausted and pretty stressed out about the… Read more

By Louisa Roger, Marketing Manager

It’s all about the base.

So it’s time to talk baselines and have a reality check. This is where I need to be compared to where I am now:

My Story - Stephanie Ford

12 October 2018  Posted in: Wholetime

Stephanie previously worked in a legal profession and as a personal trainer. She wanted to become a firefighter to make a positive impact on her community.

By Louisa Roger, Marketing Manager

By Dawn Wright, Firefighter

When I joined Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) in March 2004 I was a mum to a 10-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son.

My story: Ellesse Pearce

21 September 2018  Posted in: Wholetime

Ellesse previously worked as a manager and special educational needs coordinator in a pre-school.

She joined for a new and challenging career that teaches her new skills every day.