Waka Manaaki Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Residential Programme – Auckland/Hamilton
St John
Auckland, NZ
4d ago
source : Maori Pacific Jobs

Tēnā koe,

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Waka Manaaki EMT Residential Programme.

  • Train to be a full-time frontline ambulance officer
  • Earn while you learn.
  • Build a career in the ambulance service.
  • No existing ambulance qualifications required
  • Training will be in Auckland
  • Employment will be in Auckland or Hamilton
  • Following the success of the first programme, St John is excited to offer another fast-track ambulance officer education programme open to the public.

    As part of this new vocational education programme, we will train you to be a full-time frontline ambulance officer alongside a Paramedic.

    We will provide the support you need, while helping you to gain industry-recognised qualifications and skills. The programme provides in-house training to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level with around 6 months of training and placements to provide practical experience.

    Once fully trained, you will hold a New Zealand Certificate in Ambulance Practice and be working as part of a frontline emergency ambulance crew.

    At the completion of your training, you will become an EMT on an emergency ambulance, leading or assisting with the delivery of patient care, driving the ambulance in emergency and non-emergency conditions, ensuring operational readiness and meeting the urgent and emergency health needs of the people of Aotearoa.

    As a member of our highly visible and well-respected organisation you will demonstrate professionalism and operational, clinical and driving excellence along with ensuring the highest level of patient care at all times.

    What do I need to join this programme?

  • Have the interest and ability to study and gain a Level 5 New Zealand Diploma in Ambulance Practice in a fast-paced learning environment.
  • Have a full NZ driving licence and either have held it for at least one year OR have a full licence and have completed an NZTA approved advanced driving course.
  • Have an excellent driving record
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have good physical fitness and the ability to manage your health and wellbeing in a shift work environment
  • Be committed to on-going professional and personal development
  • A current level 2 first aid certificate will be required prior to starting the training course. If you do not hold a current first aid certificate, we can assist you to gain this prior to starting the course.
  • Have a commitment to St John’s core values Do the right thing, Side by side, Straight up, Make it better, Open minds
  • Previous experience in healthcare / social care environment is highly desirable, though not required as full training will be provided.

    A passion for the work is the primary requirement. This role will be your first step on a clinical career pathway which could take you on to further opportunities within Paramedicine.

    If you are an enthusiastic team player with a strong desire to support those in our community, we would love you to apply!

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