A day in the life…
SCAS relies on a team of enormously dedicated individuals performing a wide range of tasks and duties.
Find out more about our staff through their own words, in a series of ‘A day in the life’ stories.
Two year old Rumi was sleeping on the sofa at home. Dad Jac says “I tried to wake her up but she didn’t respond at all, which was unlike her. Then when I picked her up, she was completely lifeless and floppy.
An emergency call taker talked Mum Kelly through performing CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) on her daughter as Emergency Despatchers sent teams from SCAS and TVAA to the family home as quickly as possible…
I became a Community First Responder (CFR) as I wanted to give back to the community. I lost my grandmother in 2014 and since then I’ve always been interested in helping the community in whatever capacity I could. However, I did not know how I to go about it.
Working alongside other CFR’s and seeing their dedication has made me respect the important work we all carry out. I am proud to call myself a CFR….
Helen works for the South Central Ambulance Service HART (Hazardous Area Response Team) team.
This is a team of specially trained paramedics who are equipped to deliver care to patients who are injured or ill in hazardous environments.
Helen says “I love my job which is why I guess I’m still here 10 years on”…
Interested in being part of the team? We’ve got the perfect job for you.
Find out more on our dedicated jobs site.