First Aider - Cambridgeshire

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.

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 are looking for First Aid volunteers to join us across Cambridgeshire. First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact. We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved. 

We have an opportunity available in your area for a First Aider: help us to keep the community safe while they work, rest and play by volunteering as a first aider at events. We will make sure you will have access to an 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 the First Aider role is included in the role description. What you can expect from SJA, and what we expect from those who volunteer with us, is included in the volunteer charter.

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

You must be able to attend all the following events to be considered successful in this role

We will be running several information events locally and these are:

 - Selection and Induction Event: Held on Saturday 17th August 2019 from 09.00 to 17.00 at St John Ambulance, 38 Cowgate, Peterborough PE1 1NA.

Training Details

For Individuals volunteering to be Event First Aiders, training will be provided for you on a four-day course delivered at the same building between 09.00am to 17.00pm

Four-day training course will be held on 7th, 8th, 21st & 22nd September 2019

If due to work or family commitments, you are unable to attend the above course dates, there may be an opportunity to attend alternative training courses on different dates & venues. 

Please advise your interviewer on the recruitment session if there are any issues attending the above course.

Closing date for this vacancy will be 04.08.2019

If you’d like to know more about volunteering or would just like to chat to someone who does, get in touch. Please contact Lee Taylor, via email lee.taylor@sja.org.uk

If you are an existing SJA volunteer or employee, please apply here

If you are external to SJA, please apply below

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Role information

Role
Event First Aid

Location
Cambridgeshire

Hours
Various

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