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Organisation: General     Date Posted: 26/11/2018

Opportunity: First Responder Volunteer

Opportunity Code: VH104-10115

Closing Date to Apply: -

Purpose:
A regional organisation to support the development of community response, resilience and access to care when it’s needed the most.

The MISSION of this organisation is to provide high quality treatment, care, training and service to their patients, their relatives, students and their commissioners when they need us most.

The Organisations VALUES are to CARE

C - Care for ourselves and others with compassion, kindness, dignity & respect
A - Awareness and openness, demonstrating a learning no blame culture
R - Responsive & reliable to the needs of our patients, their relatives, our customers and each other
E - Effective and safe in all they do

Duties:
As a first aider at events, you will help this organisation to provide first aid to the public at events large and small within the community.
This role can lead on to more advanced roles including patient transport, cycle response, advanced first aid and emergency response.

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 organisation guidelines, and keeping appropriate records of use.

Time needed from Volunteer:
We would ideally like you to volunteer for at least two events a month.

Skills Experience & Qualifications:
Willing to undertake the 4-day training course, run at weekends.
Willing to take part in monthly 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 mission and values of Heart Medical.

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