07 August 2017

Emergency Responder & Safety Officer , Necker Island

Location: Necker Island

This is an opportunity for someone who is looking for an alternative medical role and who is open to learning about and developing in the health and safety field. Whilst initial responsibilities will be the provision of experienced pre-hospital emergency and trauma medical care, you will be expected to be confident as an independent practitioner to maintain life for a prolonged period in a remote environment should you find yourself in that position.

Secondly, as a multifaceted role, you may be required to assist in other operational and guest facing departments. The role will report directly to the senior emergency responder and safety officer.
Here’s what you need to have:

Qualifications / Experience

· Be a qualified nurse, paramedic or doctor.
· Current valid registration with UK professional body with no impending investigations.
· Minimum of 4 years recent acute emergency experience.
· Both adult and paediatric experience.
· Main areas of expertise to be emergency, pre-hospital and primary care.
· Evidence of recent study and training.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Remote medicine experience.
· Experience training/tutoring first aid.
· Advanced skill in cannualtion and other basic life saving skills.

· Degree level qualification.
· Diploma in Tropical medicine/nursing.
· Public health interest.
· Airway management experience.
· Experience working with VIP clients.
· Private medical experience.
· Health and Safety qualifications/experience.
· Water safety (STCW/Lifeguard/Dive medicine).
· Emergency planning/Major incident experience.
· Assisted in emergency medical transfers.
· Hospitality knowledge and experience.
· Watersports interest.

· Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS word/excel/powerpoint).
· Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently.
· Mastery in delegating multiple tasks.
· Communication and leadership skills.
· Evidence of ability to manage personnel and maintain financial records.

Behaviours / Skills
· Honest, reliable and trustworthy.
· Evidence of continuing professional development.
· Highly self-motivated individual.
· Calm in emergency situations.
· Experience conducting meetings.
· Excellent time management.
· Able to lead a team and stand back where appropriate.
· Plans and organises effectively.
· Passion and pride in their work.
· Be passionate about training and develop fun training outside of the classroom.
· Approachable and friendly.
· Confident and assertive in emergency situations.
· Organised and able to manage complex logistical challenges.
· Happy to be hands on and help where needed.
· High sense of responsibility with regard to safety issues.
· Works well under pressure.
· Energetic with a sense of fun and positive team spirit.

Here's what you'd do?
Responsibilities include working with the teams to provide a safe environment whilst assisting with activities and entertainment for the guests, as well as:

· You would be on call 24hours for a number of days at a time.
· Be medically responsible for a large number of people on island.
· Lead a team of advanced first aiders.
· Develop scenarios, continue with training schedule and maintain regular training of the first aid team.
· Be willing to learn and then train staff in fire response and other health and safety related subjects.
· Assist with writing, updating, developing and training SOPs in all departments.
· Assist with the maintenance of all emergency plans.
· Be part of the local search and rescue team.
· Assist with the audit of incidents and near misses throughout the properties.
· Monthly reporting on accidents and incidents throughout the property.
· The role is required to work both day and evening shifts, plus on calls – flexibility is key – this will be up to a 6 day week.

Package & Benefits
· Minimum 12 month contract (subject to work permit approval)
· Share in the island gratuities.
· 24 days paid holiday per year.
· Accommodation on Island & meals/ food provided for.
· Initial flights from country of residence (and return at end of contract).
· One return ticket to “home” at the “Mates” rate per annum.
· Medical Cover.
· Optional pension scheme.

How To Apply:
Remember to read the job description carefully before sending your CV to : xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx.com