First Response Co-Ordinator

Role Description
The Co-ordinator is responsible for providing First Response training sessions for guiders undertaking the Leadership Qualification.

First Response sessions should also be made available to those who require to renew their qualification. Divisions may, from time to time, contact the Co-ordinator and ask for assistance in organising a First Response training within their locality.
The County First Response Co-ordinator is responsible for:
booking venues for the First Response training sessions (it is recommended that the minimum is one full day course each school term, the number of courses organised will be driven by the number of guiders requiring them)
arranging an appropriately qualified First Response Trainer (a list of contacts will be provided)
advertising through the County Update, County Website, SEAXE, etc. the dates, times and venue of courses
arranging for payments of course fees to be received and payments made connected to the course
arranging for refreshments to be made available during County First Response training sessions
ensuring that the guiders attending the training register upon arrival
ensuring that guidance is given to all participants at the training with reference to safety information regarding exits and other issues concerned with health and safety requirements
arranging distribution of certificates to participants upon completion of the course
regularly updating the County Guiding Development Team on the provision and take up on courses organised
any other administration connected to the provision of First Response Courses within Essex North East

The County First Response Co-ordinator should
have access to a telephone and email in order to make and accept bookings
be able to keep accurate records of those applying for training sessions
be prepared to assist Divisions by providing details of suitably qualified trainers to enable them to organise their own local First Response sessions
be aware of any changes in practice that would require guiders within the County to radically change their approach to a casualty and alert them accordingly
be prepared to attend the Guiding Development Team meetings held approximately four times a year

If this type of position is of interest to you please complete an Indication of Interest form or if you know someone who may suit this role please complete a Nomination Form and forward to the County Commissioner.

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