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Event First Aid Service Volunteer - Sheffield

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  • Sheffield
  • 10/02/2019
Part time

Job Description

Summary

Event First Aid Service Volunteer

Be part of a team that saves lives!
Location: Sheffield
Commitment: 12 events per year, 6 days training and 20 hours continuous professional development

Please note for this role you must attend regular group night meetings which will take place every Wednesday from 19:30-21:30

If you want to help us keep people safe at events, we would love to have you on our team.

As an event first aider, you'll provide first aid care to people injured at public events. This role can see you at sporting events, challenge events, flower shows and festivals, to name but a few.

You don't need any previous first aid experience to become a first aider - we will give you all the training you need.

What you'll get back from volunteering:

If you're looking to develop your skills in first aid, communication and team work, this is the role for you. You'll have the chance to volunteer alongside a great variety of friendly and sociable people, whilst becoming part of the world's largest humanitarian organisation.

We're looking for someone who is:

  • Willing to undertake the 6-day training course, run at weekends. Training locations can be found here.
  • Willing to take part in weekly first aid training.
  • Willing to undertake 1 or 2 events per month, which would typically be a full day at a weekend.
  • Physically able to undertake first aid, including administering a minimum of 3 minutes of CPR.
  • Understanding of the needs of service users of different ages, differing physical needs and varying backgrounds.
  • Willing to uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and adhere to the British Red Cross Equal Opportunities Policy.
  • Aged 16 or over. Parental consent, risk assessment and safeguarding apply to those aged under 18.

Tasks included in this role:

  • Providing first-aid care in line with current protocols and Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards
  • Helping other members of the team set up and dismantle first aid posts.
  • Completing all paperwork associated with first aid delivery.
  • Using communications equipment, if required, in accordance with British Red Cross guidelines, and keeping appropriate records of use.
  • This role requires an enhanced criminal record check (DBS/PVG).


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