St John


CARE GIVING/HEALTHCARE SUPPORT - Ambulance and Events Officer - Rural Otago

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 St Johns’ welcomes expressions of interest from individuals with a passion for their community! As an Ambulance and Events Volunteer you will provide an invaluable service. Our ambulance service is internationally respected both for its scope of activities and clinical excellence and our first aid support at events throughout New Zealand is highly valued.

Volunteers will be able to provide appropriate clinical care to patients as required once fully trained and supported. Be able to help people in a compassionate and professional way, embracing the diversity our communities offer whilst being committed to continuous learning and training and display St John's core values. And without question act in a trustworthy and reliable manner.

SKILLS REQUIRED

Volunteers:

  • will need to hold a full and clean NZ Driver's Licence for at least 12 months or have completed an approved NZTA advanced driving course (if held for less than 12 months).
  • be able to pass the St John assessment requirements (physical, interview, literacy/numeracy test).
  • display excellent communication skills (written and oral), great time management and be computer literate.

LOCATION

Positions available in Owaka, Oamaru, Palmerston, Ranfurly, Kurow, Balclutha, Milton & Lawrence.

DAYS AND TIMES REQUIRED

Able to commit to regular duties (two - three 12 hour shifts per month or alternative arrangements by agreement of the Station Manager) and ongoing training and courses funded by St John.

DRESS CODE

Uniform is provided.

SUPERVISION AND TRAINING

NZQA recognised training from the leading provider of prehospital emergency care in the country!

Become a First Responder with the chance to later apply to progress toward gaining the National Diploma in Ambulance Professional Peer and Pastoral Support Member benefits such as the St John Supporters Scheme and discounts at national and local retailers.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Volunteers will be interviewed, require two referees and will be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - All Day
  • Tuesday - All Day
  • Wednesday - All Day
  • Thursday - All Day
  • Friday - All Day
  • Saturday - All Day
  • Sunday - All Day