Community First Responder

Opportunity

Community First Responders are volunteers who, when on call, may be asked by the Ambulance Service to attend potentially life-threatening medical emergencies (for example heart attack, stroke, or breathing difficulties) to provide basic life support until the arrival of a Rapid Response Vehicle or Ambulance. They use their own cars and carry a defibrillator, oxygen and other basic items

Skills

"Aged 18 to 70, with a full clean UK driving licence and owning (or having fully insured use of) a properly maintained vehicle, and living in the area served by this Group (Great Saling/Bardfield/Finchingfield/Wethersfield/Shalford).

All necessary training in basic life support is given by the Ambulance Service and there is therefore no requirement for previous training or experience


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and safety support

Availability

When: 14/08/2017 - 14/08/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Further Information

At least one day each month. The rota is arranged monthly in advance, by agreement between all members of the group.
Must live in the areas they cover and not in Braintree.


Location

Braintree


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