Vacancy with Sandpiper Wildcat – Support Trainer Needed

The Sandpiper Trust – Sandpiper Wildcat Project – Support Trainer

Location – Grampian

Salary – £19,217-£22,458

Hours – 24 Hours per week

Fixed Term contract to May 2019

Closing date: Monday 25th September 2017


The Sandpiper trust is a charity which aims to save lives in Scotland through the provision of medical equipment to trained professionals who respond to life threatening emergencies on behalf of Scottish Ambulance Service. One of the most common medical emergencies is the Cardiac Arrest. Through Sandpipers largest project to date Sandpiper Wildcat we aim to increase the number of survivors from Cardiac Arrest, by training and supporting a network of responders across Grampian who are equipped with defibrillators and vehicle locator systems we aim to dispatch responders to cardiac arrests in their local communities to provide the early intervention treatment that we know can be lifesaving.

The Sandpiper Wildcat Team currently has an exciting vacancy for a Support Trainer. This post will be responsible for assisting with the training of our responders as well as organising and co-ordinating courses and volunteer records. This person needs to be a good communicator and work on their own initiative as well as having a flexible approach to their work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in delivering training
  • Organising training course dates/locations
  • Communicating with responders
  • Log responders training activity

You will have experience working in a healthcare background, evidence of good organisational skills, experience with a variety of Microsoft office programs and be an effective communicator at all levels. A driving licence is essential.

Please email completed application form (which can be downloaded below) to Keri Fickling at



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