First Aid Service Support Volunteer – Ayrshire and
When We Need You
From 12/10/2009 onwards
• Supporting the Service Manager to ensure that we are able to meet requests for First Aid cover and training. This will be done through regular email, telephone and postal contact with volunteer First Aiders and Trainers. • Supporting the Service Manager to ensure that volunteers receive the training they need. This will be done by keeping the volunteer training register of interest up to date, sending out confirmation letters to volunteers and helping process post training paperwork. • Supporting the Service Manager with the processing of pre and post training paperwork for public courses. • Supporting the Service Manager with the processing of pre and post event paperwork for First Aid Duties. • Ensuring First Aid kit bags are available for duties and restocking them when they come back from duties. • Cleaning down the inside of the ambulance and restocking it after it has been out on duties. • Helping maintain stock control procedures for First Aid equipment and training materials. • Cleaning down training manikins after they have been used. • Participating in training and development programmes appropriate to the post including volunteer induction. • Upholding the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and abiding by the British Red Cross Equal Opportunities Policy. • Working within the British Red Cross Health and Safety Policy, following all health and safety related instructions, and maintaining a safe working environment at all times. • Working within the British Red Cross Child Protection
About British Red Cross
The British Red Cross is a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives.
Skills & Experience
• Good interpersonal skills, being able to communicate effectively (in writing, by phone, face to face and by email) with other volunteers, staff and members of the public. •Good basic office skills including the use of Microsoft Office IT packages
Ayr Office, Ayr
Induction/Training, Police Check
Training and Induction Details
Volunteers will undertake initial and ongoing training and assessment to enable the service to be provided in accordance with appropriate service standards.
Administrative / Office Work
45 pence a mile.
Frequency & Commitment
Volunteer support is needed on a regular basis (Monday to Friday) with specific times being negotiable and flexible depending on availability of the volunteer(s) and operational demands.
No minimum age has been specified for this opportunity
Opportunity Provided By
28 Grange Street
Contact: Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire
Tel: 01563 544765
Currently no events available