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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/08/2022.

Assistant Community Responder Officer - Dorset

Job Reference: 202-A-22-17744

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
£22,549 - £24,882 Pa

An opportunity has arisen to join the Community Responder Department within South Western Ambulance Service as an Assistant Community Responder Officer in the Dorset area.

We are looking for an individual to join our team who has excellent communication skills and able to establish and deliver community based resuscitation training to support our Community Public Access Defibrillator initiatives across the trust.

The primary role of the Assistant Community Responder Officer is to support the day to day management of Community Public Access Defibrillators (CPADs) and Static Site Responders. Delivering annual Basic Life Support & Defibrillator awareness training within the community and local businesses, as part of the trusts supportive defibrillator package that is on offer.

Alongside this the role also supports the Community Responder Officer with the training and development of Community First Responders and additional volunteering projects across the area.

C1driving licence is a requirement for role. If not already held it must be achieved within 12 months of appointment to role (Self-funded).

For further information on the role please contact:

David Sale (Community Responder Officer –Dorset) –

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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