First Responder jobs – Acute Health

Sample job – may no longer be available

Acute Health specalises in providing event first aid and medical care at a wide variety of events throughout Australia. They are seeking people from all over Australia with qualifications as a first responder or are currently enrolled in student paramedics. The recruitment process for these casual jobs are ongoing.*

With staff from a range of medical backgrounds including advanced first aid / nursing / ambulance / paramedic or students of a health care discipline, this job will expose you to many different situations and professions within the emergency healthcare industry.

Desired qualifications for first responder jobs

  • Have first responder qualifications (minimum HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care) / be a student health care professional
  • Current police check and working with children’s check (or prepared to obtain one)
  • Experience in treating patients in a pre-hospital environment
  • Have access to a car to travel to events

 Other specifications

  • Have excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Able to attend a 1 day orientation and induction training session
  • Available for a variety of shifts primarily on weekend

For more information, head to the Acute Health website.

How to apply for First Responder jobs

Send the following to Acute Health:

  • a cover letter summarising your pre-hospital experience and how you will make the ‘acute difference’
  • a copy of your resume / CV
  • a copy of your qualifications and/or academic transcript
*Thanks to Acute Health for this information. Jobs subject to selection process and availability.

How to become a first-responder.

Get your foot in the door as a first responder by training with  the Australian Paramedical College. Our goal is to provide the highest standard of training for all students. APC offers first responder qualifications by way of a number of accredited paramedical training courses. The entry-level first responder paramedical qualification is the  HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care. This is a 12-18 month course to prepare you for life as an event medic for instance. From there, you would develop your training and move up to the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care, opening up further job opportunities in the private sector.

Our paramedical training courses provide flexible and affordable training options for those who wish to work in the private sector or choose to continue their education at university.

Download your free emergency health care guide on How to Become a Paramedic (via university).

What is your career journey?

To discover how you can become a fully qualified Ambulance Paramedic or Basic/Advanced Life Support Medic, complete a personalised paramedical career development plan.