Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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 26th September, running from 0930 until 1700 at Princess Anne Training Centre, Trinity Street, Derby, DE1 2RE

Potential volunteering locations are:

  • Belper 
  • Bolsover
  • Chesterfield
  • Church Gresley
  • Clay Cross
  • Derby
  • Dronfield
  • Hope Valley
  • Ilkeston
  • Peartree and Normanton
  • Pleasley
  • Ripley and Coppice Heanor
  • Walton

If you are successful you will need to undertake induction & training for role at these dates:

Training for role - First Aider, 4 days - 10th, 11th, 24th & 25th October at St John Ambulance, Derby Road, Chesterfield, S40 2ED. Upon completion of this course, you will then be able to select a further two days to complete the Care Module training.

Closing date for these opportunities is: 19th September 2020

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St John Ambulance

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Refreshed on: 30 July 2020
Closed date: 19 August 2020
Job ref: 116484CHJ
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