West Bromwich, West Midlands
Job description

As a First Aider at Events, you’ll help St John Ambulance provide first aid at large and small events within the community. You’ll be part of a team of volunteers delivering help where it’s needed, dealing with everything from a sprained ankle to a cardiac arrest.

The experience you gain could lead to more advanced roles, including patient transport, cycle response, advanced first aid and emergency response. You’ll make a real difference to your community and have a huge impact on the nation’s health. 

As a First Aider at Events, you’ll get a huge sense of satisfaction and pride delivering an essential service. It’s great for you, great for your community and great for our nation, and it requires only a small commitment of your time. 

We will make sure you will have access to a proper induction to volunteering with SJA and the training you need for the role you take on. We will also provide you with a supportive environment while you are volunteering with us. Information about our volunteer roles are included in the role descriptions. What you can expect from SJA, and what we expect from those who volunteer with us, is included in the volunteer charter.

We are looking to run a volunteering selection session on: Saturday 28th August 2019 at Union Park, West Bromwich.

If you are successful you will need to undertake induction & training for role at these dates:
Welcome Event (Induction) - Saturday 7th September 2019.
Training for role - Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th, Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th September 2019.
Please note: Applicants need to make sure they wear loose fitting clothing as they will be asked to undertake a fitness for role test involving 4 minutes of hands-only CPR. Applicants needs to be available for all induction and training dates if succesful on interview.

Closing date for these opportunities is: Sunday 18th August 2019.

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Posted on: 20 June 2019
Closed date: 18 August 2019
Job ref: 93285CHJ
Tags: Support Worker, Nursing