Oldham, Greater Manchester



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Job Description

Oldham, Manchester,

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:

  • 21st July 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Manchester HQ

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

Welcome Event - 4th August 2019 at Manchester HQ, from 9am to 5pm

Training for role - Training will be completed on a 4 day pathway course, held at Manchester HQ on, 10th, 11th, 18th and 18th August. 


Closing date for these opportunities is: 7th July 2019