First Aid Instructors - Taranaki

We have two exciting opportunities for First Aid Instructors to be based in Taranaki. 

Two casual positions 

Based in New Plymouth 

About the Role:

Teach the public first aid. Instil in people calm, confidence and competence. Build people’s capability so they can cope with real medical emergencies when they happen.

Have fun sharing knowledge with people using Red Cross’s nationally recognised First Aid programme. Enjoy interacting with classrooms of people and receiving the positive feed-back that comes from people as they learn new, life-saving skills.

Skills and experience:

You will have (at least some of):

  • The confidence to interact with a cross-section of the public;
  • Availability for some weekend and evening work when required;
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to work unsupervised;
  • Full clean NZ Driver’s License;
  • A background in Emergency Care Services or related Health field and/or experience in a Teaching environment.

The successful applicants must be physically capable to instruct in First Aid.

About NZRC and its culture:

New Zealand Red Cross is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

New Zealand Red Cross plays a vital role in providing assistance to vulnerable people in New Zealand and overseas. We are an organisation with 10,000 volunteers and 450 plus staff.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.


Full training and ongoing support will be provided.

Learn Pre-hospital Emergency Care skills

Get out and see the Region; Some travel will be required throughout the Taranaki Region.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. There are two Casual roles being advertised here.

For further information contact Chris Shimmin (Training Team Lead - Taranaki) at: 027 475 9148. Applications via our on-line processes please.

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Applications close 5:00 pm on Monday 9 December 2019.