First Aider - Essex

No one should die because they needed first aid and didn’t get it. St John Ambulance teaches people first aid so they can be the difference between life and death, and you can help us do this.

As a first aid volunteer you will be trained to a high standard to provide first aid treatment to patients at events covered by St John Ambulance in the community, at concerts, sports events etc. at local, regional and national level.

No previous training is required – it will all be provided – we just look for a desire to help people and the readiness to deal with situations that can be distressing. 

 Potential volunteering locations are: Basildon, Bishops Stortford, Castle Point , Chelmsford, Clacton, Colchester ,Grays ,Halstead ,Leigh on Sea ,Little Thurrock ,Harlow ,Rochford , Maldon ,Manningtree ,Saffron Walden ,Southend ,Stanway and Coggeshall ,Wickford and Witham. 

 You must be available to undertake Selection, Induction and training for role on ALL of the dates listed. If you are not available for all of the dates, please do not apply during this round of recruitment.

This role is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitations Offenders Act.

For more information in reagrds to this vacancy please conatct: Yvette Boreham -

The closing date for this post is 15/03/2019 and the selection event will be week commencing 30/03/2019 at St John Ambulance, One Fox Crescent, Chelmsford CM1 2BN. 

If you are successful and progress after the interview stage you will attend an induction event on the Saturday 13th April 2019 9.30am at St John Ambulance, 18 Rochehall Way, Purdeys Industrial Estate, Rochford, Essex SS4 1LB. 

Training for the role will be held on the 27th and the 28th April 2019, along with the 11th and 12th of May 2019 which will take place at St John Ambulance, 18 Rochehall Way, Purdeys Industrial Estate, Rochford, Essex SS4 1LB. 

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