As an event first aider you will be providing professional first aid treatment to patients whilst at public events, across the whole of the North East Region, where St John Ambulance provides first aid cover.
Ideally, you will hold a current SJA Event First Aider Certificate or higher, however, we are can train people to this standard. If you don't have a certificate, the training takes five days and is unpaid, so you must be able to attend on all five days and successfully complete the course to be eligible to undertake paid casual work as an Event First Aider. Training dates are to be confirmed
Successful applicants will be able to physically demonstrate they have basic life support skills and first aid knowledge, and ideally, will be a current St John Ambulance Event First Aider. You will be flexible and be available at short notice and have good communication skills, be passionate about providing professional first aid care and the ability to work as part of a team.
This is a casual role and if successful you will be asked to work as required, including weekdays as well as some evenings and weekends.
'Everyone who needs it should receive first aid from those around them. No one should suffer for the lack of trained first Aiders'
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.
We provide first aid in the community, keep people safe at events, and work alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.
We are a constantly evolving team of over 2000 employees and 18,000 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.
Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.
You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores & restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.
Closing Date: 5 October 2018
Interview Date: 10 October 2018
If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here
For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please click here