Rostering Coordinator

Everyone who needs it should receive first aid from those around them. No one should suffer for the lack of trained first aiders.'

About Us

St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity. Every year, 400,000 people learn how to save a life through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of young people. First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact.

We provide a wide range of products and services to the community such as our workplace and community training, first aid support at events and our vital work with the emergency services with our ambulance operations. We generate around £100m per annum which we reinvest in delivering and campaigning for better access to first aid for everyone.

We are also passionate about campaigning to raise awareness of first aid so that everyone has access to lifesaving knowledge through our award-winning ad campaigns such as "The Chokeables" which is credited with saving at least 54 babies lives and recently won the Charity Film of the Year Award 2017.

About the Role

We are looking for a Rostering Coordinator  who will provide a key service to our operational activity. The main element of this role is  working with a team of colleagues to roster our remote workforce of Trainers to be able to deliver our country wide schedule of first aid and health and safety courses we provide in over 250 St John Ambulance locations as well as regular requests to provide training “on-site” at our customers premises.


The work is both reactive to changing situations (sickness, adverse weather), as well as forward planning to be able us to provide availability of trainers for further “on-site” training.


The successful candidate will need evidence of successful planning and organisational skills with the ability to work in a time critical environment. The candidate will ideally have experience of using computerised systems for rostering, logistics or planning.


The role is a full time role (35 working hours per week) which will include a number of early shifts from 7am as our Training Rostering teams are always in operation between 7am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

This role will be based in Birmingham.

Closing date: Wednesday 2 May 2018

Interview date: Friday 11 May 2018

Previous applicants need not apply


Working at St John Ambulance - More than one way to save a life

We are a constantly evolving team of over 2,000 employees and 15,000 volunteers, together we’re united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, first aid training and campaigning, to ensure that no one suffers from the lack of first aiders.

We believe that every team member is key to our success whether they work in Ambulance Operations, Marketing, Training or HR and our values of Humanity, Excellence, Accountability, Responsiveness and Teamwork are embedded in everything we do.

We believe in setting our people up for success in a collaborative and positive environment where we are constantly open to change and new ideas.



If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here:  Current Employee

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Job Role
Workplace Training - South


Salary Description
£19,400 - £21,067

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