According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), 5.77 million people are employed in the UK’s public sector – accounting for around a sixth of all those in paid work (September 2022). It’s clear that it’s a huge source of employment, but what exactly is the public sector? In a nutshell, the public sector is responsible for providing all public services in the UK, including: education; emergency services; healthcare; housing; refuse collection; security; and social care. In this area you will learn about how public services work together to deal with emergency incidents and put together a coordinated plan to deal with a crisis.

  1. Introductory Sessions (2hrs)
    Driving Question: How do you build a coherent team to be able to operate effectively with a crisis?
    Part 1: What are the key factors behind a good team?
    Part 2: Evaluate your team’s performance in a range of activities
  2. Project (20hrs)
    Project Brief
    Driving Question: How would you manage a major incident?

Immersion Event: Public Incident Scenario Enactment
Coronavirus warning after “major incident” declared in Bournemouth – BBC News
Introductory Slides

-Overview of Local Resilience Forum Video

Part 1: A deeper look into construction and the roles available
TASK: Create a report on the jobs available in the sector
-Introductory Slides
-Meet the Job videos: Dorset Council, Police, Fire, Ambulance, Hospitals
-Here are a couple of very helpful websites to research careers in the sector:
Roles-Responsibilities in critical incidents

Part 2a: The role of the Coordination Team
TASK: Allocate the correct resources in response to the incident alert
-The role of the Coordination Team video
-Listen to the phone call information
-Transcript of phone call
Question sheet
Google Maps
-List of potential resources to be allocated

Part 2b: The role of First Responders
TASK: Decide which First Responders need to be involved in dealing with the incident and explain how they will be used
-Professional and voluntary groups: PCSO, Fire, Territorial Army, Police, Charities, Churches
-Crisis Development#1
-Crisis Development#2

Part 2c: The Local Resilience Forum and Major Incidents
TASK: You need to develop a response to the declaration of a major incident and complete a M/ETHANE Report
-Declaration of Major Incident video
-Key Questions
The Joint Doctrine Principles
The Joint Decision Model
Command Levels Overview
Decision Control Key Questions
-How to create a M/ETHANE Report
METHANE Report Template Download
-Crisis Development#3
-Crisis Development#4
-Crisis Development#5

Part 2d: Traffic and People Management
TASK: Create a series of media briefings to support the careful management of the incident
-Media Briefing Video: why is it so important?
Crisis Development Timeline
Key Questions in supporting media briefing

Part 3a: Major Incident Planning
TASK: Create an overall plan to manage the incident
-Major Incident Plan Example
-Major Incident Plan Support Guide

Part 3b: Presentation
TASK: Work on your overall presentation of your incident plan

Final Evaluation

Where next

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