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Registered Charity 1092333

Volunteer Recruitment
We are keen to recruit new volunteer first aiders.  We have opportunities for anyone holding a current First Aid at Work certificate to get involved, and places for those interested in training-up. You'll meet people, learn new skills and have an interesting time (see photos)!

If you live in the North  Hampshire area, and would like to know more about becoming a volunteer contact me by email:  Hester or phone 01252-629132 / 07941-980914. 

Volunteers need to attend at least half the Tuesday evening training  sessions to maintain and develop their skills and are expected when available to cover events of their choice at weekends.

Without first aid cover our local fetes, bonfires, triathlons and other sporting events would be unable to run, so do something worthwhile by using your skills to give a little back to the community. 

Membership

Membership of the charity is open to any suitable person over the age of 16 years interested in furthering the aims of HFR.  There is no discrimination on grounds of age, sex, colour, disability etc.  However, suitability for active service in certain fields may be limited by reasons of insurance or requirements laid down in statutory law e.g. the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  All members are responsible for ensuring the currency of any relevant certificates.

Applicants need to be proposed by a current member and provide contact details for one suitable referee. They may be required to undergo such checks as deemed to be relevant by the Executive Committee e.g. DBS. 

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Grades of membership

  • Supporter: non-trained members who support the organisation financially or by arranging fund raising events or in other ways that do not require formal training.
  • First Aider (FA): Members who hold a valid Standard First Aid or First Aid at Work certificate (FAW), or equivalent.
  • Ambulance Aider (AA): Members who are recognised first aiders and have undergone manual handling and ambulance skills training of Emergency Medical Technician (FPOSI), or its equivalent. 

  • Recently qualified AAs will enter a probationary period  during which their work will be supervised.  After which the Executive Committee will decide whether full status has been achieved.

    Other applicants with qualifications not listed above will join at a grade appropriate to their qualifications and experience.  This grade will be determined by the Executive Committee and based on documentary evidence of accredited prior learning and experience.

    Insurance
    Hart First Response will be responsible for the general liability, vehicle and equipment insurance.  Members are personally responsible for ensuring that the Executive Committee holds a current copy of any relevant certificates and documentation.

    General Conduct

    • Any service or training undertaken for the public on behalf of Hart First Response by its members must be authorised in writing by the secretary (or their representative) prior to commencement of the event.  Unauthorised events will not be covered by insurance.
    • Members have the right to refuse treatment to any person who they feel may constitute a danger to their personal safety.
    • Members will conduct themselves in such a manner as to engender public confidence in the delivery of pre-hospital care.
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