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