Community First Responder

Community First Responders are volunteers who are trained by the East of England Ambulance Service to attend certain types of emergency calls in the area where they live or work. Their aim is to reach a potential life threatening emergency in the vital minutes before the ambulance crew arrives. Their role is to help stabilise the patient and provide the appropriate care until the more highly skilled ambulance crew arrives on scene to take over the treatment.

Skills

Applicants must:

- be physiclly fit

- be aged between 18 and 70

- agree to a DBS check

- have a sympthetic caring nature

- agree to undertake training provided

- have a full driving licence and access to a roadworthy car


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
    Initial intensive 18 contact hour training, usually held at weekends.
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 04/01/2018

End Date: 04/01/2019

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Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.


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