Botswana Red Cross Society – First Aid Instructors (2 positions)

Ref: BRCS/305.2.2

VACANCY NUMBER 1 OF 2017

The Botswana Red Cross society is National Society that was established by an Act of Parliament in 1968, as an organization auxiliary to government in the humanitarian field. The auxiliary mandate of the BRCS as stipulated in the Red Cross Act demands that It plays a pivotal role in complimenting Governments efforts in social services, disaster management and health services. BRCS service provision aims at preventing and alleviating human suffering, protecting life and health, and restoring dignity of the most vulnerable communities in times of peace and war.

The BRCS has vacancies for the following positions;

2 FIRST AID INSTRUCTORS tenable in GABORONE (1) AND FRANCISTOWN (1)

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To help the BRCS First Aid Programme to achieve its objective of saving lives by providing First Aid instruction and associated services

KEY PERFORMANCE AREA

• Provide first aid training to BRCS Volunteers, Government employees, school students, private sector companies or any other interested organisations or individuals, either on site or in BRCS premises,

• Schedule First aid courses,

• Prepare training materials. Fill first aid kits, maintain inventories of equipment, ensure materials are stored properly, and recommend ordering of supplies. Act as an examiner for the BDF, Prisons, Police, Mines, and other groups which conduct their own training

• Assist in promoting safety in the home at the work site and on the road through discussion, presentations, use of media and workshops

• Understand and Interpret policies and procedures as they apply to First Aid activities.

• Implement strategies and operating procedures for the society’s First Aid services and programmes

• Actively market First Aid services and courses to potential customers, through sending letters of introduction and brochures, or arranging appointments to speak to potential customers.

QUALIFICATION

Diploma in a medical related course with a valid Instructor’s certificate First Aid Level 2, and must be BQA Accredited

EXPERIENCE

A minimum of three years’ field experience, conducting both theory and practical lessons

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

• Resource Management

• Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

• Effective communication, interpersonal relations and team player

• Leadership and emotional intelligence

• Analytical and problem solving skills

• Decisiveness and good judgment

• Computer literate

• Driver’s License

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

LEAVE: 25 working days per annum

BENEFITS:

Optional Contributory Medical Aid Scheme (BRCS pays 50% and employee pays 50%)

Severance Benefit

Group Life Insurance Cover

APPLICANTS SHOULD PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

a) Detailed curriculum vitae

b) Two work related references

c) Certified copies of certificates

d) Certified copy of a valid Identity Card (Omang)

e) Copy of Driver’s License

CLOSING DATE: 12th May 2017

If you consider yourself the best candidate for the position, please send the required documents on/or before 12 th May 2017 to:

SECRETARY GENERAL

BOTSWANA RED CROSS SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 485

GABORONE