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 5th September 2020 at St. John Ambulance, Harry Crook Centre, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 1AP.

Potential volunteering locations are:
Bristol, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset.

If you are successful you will need to undertake induction & training for role at these dates:
Welcome Event (Induction) – Sunday 6th September 2020 at St. John Ambulance, Harry Crook Centre, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 1AP from 10am-3pm. New Volunteers will need to bring their own lunch and where clothes appropriate for manual handling.

Training for role - Operational First Aider course is a 4 day course which will be held at St. John Ambulance, 1 Weirside Court, Bath, BA2 1AZ on 13th, 14th, 19th and 20th September 2020 from 9-5pm each day.

Closing date for these opportunities is: Friday 21st August 2020.

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Posted on: 30 June 2020
Closing date: 21 August 2020
Job ref: 116278CHJ
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