• 22nd Jul 2022

Job opportunity: Paramedics (Graduate & Experienced), Event Medics and Ambulance Officers (Casual)

St John Ambulance Australia SA Inc, Adelaide

About St John Ambulance SA:

St John Ambulance SA’s mission for over 135 years has been to save lives and build community resilience to improve the safety and healthcare for all South Australians. We do this by providing a range of services including event health services and first aid assistance at community and major events, providing community care, as a licensed non-emergency ambulance transport service, deliver nationally accredited first aid training, community education and first aid products and equipment.

The opportunity:

Casual staff needed for immediate work at events, mass gatherings and venues across Adelaide.

Due to continued growth in the event sector, we are seeking to expand our Event Health Services team. Our event teams provide emergency medical care, routine primary first aid and health services to injured or ill persons at major recreational and sporting events across the State. No two days are the same, one day you may be working in a team of 25 at Adelaide Oval, in a team of 10 at a music festival, in a team of 2 at a motorsport event or a solo responder at a cultural event. Work opportunities are regular, but on a casual-work basis.

To qualify for this role, you must be experienced in an appropriate or relevant clinical setting and meet the following requirements:

Registered Paramedic (Graduate)

• Degree qualified from a recognised Australian tertiary institution

• Registration as a Registered Paramedic with AHPRA (unrestricted)

• Advanced Life Support certification (or willing to obtain)

Registered Paramedic (Experienced)

• Degree or vocationally qualified (e.g. Diploma) from a recognised Australian tertiary institution

• Registration as a Registered Paramedic with AHPRA (unrestricted)

• Completed a graduate year with a statutory Ambulance service or similar environment

• Advanced Life Support certification (or willing to obtain)

Ambulance Officer

• Certificate IV in Health Care or similar (e.g. previous Ambulance Certificate IV versions)

• Experience as an Ambulance Officer (events, ADF, PTS, Ambulance Service AO)

Event medic

• Certificate II in Medical Service First Response or Certificate III in Basic Health Care or similar

• Experience as an Event Medic/First Responder (events, ADF, PTS, Ambulance Service AR)

• Or Undergraduate Paramedic Degree student

Ideal candidates who can demonstrate:

• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

• Excellent personal presentation

• Initiative and team player qualities

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work in a team environment and autonomously

• Previous special event and mass gathering medicine experience is highly desirable

You must be fully vaccinated (with three doses of an approved TGA COVID-19 vaccine).

Find out more and apply here

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