Ambulance Community First Responders

Provide voluntary ambulance service cover in our own community by answering 999 emergency calls to people with life threatening and serious medical conditions if an ambulance is not immediately available until an ambulance arrives, usually within around 10 minutes.  Must live in South Woodham Ferrers.


Full training provided so no prior knowledge or experience necessary. Need to be physically fit, a car driver with a clean licence and be between 18-70. Able to provide a minimum average 10 hours per month.


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    On going regular in service training and assessment
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    2 day initial weekend training course and assessment, then monthly 2 hourly in service group training and administration meetings, other training and educational opportunities from time to time.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 13/07/2017

End Date: 13/07/2021

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This opportunity is available in: Chelmsford

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