First Aid Instructor

  • Company:
    New Zealand Red Cross
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
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About the Role:

Teach the public first aid. Instil in people calm, confidence and competence. Build people’s capability so they can cope with real medical emergencies when they happen.Have fun sharing knowledge with people using Red Cross’s nationally recognised First Aid programme. Enjoy interacting with classrooms of people and receiving the positive feed-back that comes from people as they learn new, life-saving skills.Skills and experience:You will have (at least some of):The confidence to interact with a cross-section of the publicAvailability for some weekend and evening work when requiredExcellent communication skills, the ability to work unsupervisedFull clean NZ Driver’s License;A background in Emergency Care Services or related Health field and/or experience in a Teaching Environment.The successful applicant must be physically capable to instruct in First Aid, Ready to work in shift Across 7 Days.About New Zealand Red Cross and its culture:New Zealand Red Cross is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.New Zealand Red Cross plays a vital role in providing assistance to vulnerable people in New Zealand and overseas. We are an organisation with 10,000 volunteers and 500 plus staff.We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.Benefits:Full training and ongoing support will be provided;Learn Pre-hospital Emergency Care skills;Get out and see the Region; Some travel will be required throughout the wider Timaru, Canterbury (South) area.