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24 Dec 2018

First Aid Trainer

Job Description

Job Description

Position: First Aid Trainer
Department/Project/Country: Humanitarian Disarmament/Somalia
Last Revised: 15.11.2018
Project Number:
Immediate Superior: Operations Manager
Shall report to: Operations Manager
Function Prerequisite:
The First Aid Trainer is the main focal point for all training activities related to First Aid and other health activities as required.He/she must have valid qualifications in First Aid / Basic Life Supportand, preferably, a health-related profession (paramedic, nurse or doctor). He/sheshall have experience as a trainer.

The First Aid Trainer must be available to travel within Somalia as required by his immediate superior.

· Promote the importance of first-aid training with the relevant stakeholders.

· Ensure that all training-related documentation is prepared within reasonable delay and is shared with relevant authorities.

· Organize all training-related logistical requirements that may include preparation of the training venue, distribution of materials.

· Keep regular communication lines with NPA management in order to keep the team updated on progress of the activities.

· Organize a comprehensive filing system that demonstrates the development of the activities and is available at any time.

· Develop training activities according to the requirements and that follow the educational materials prepared by NPA.

· Maintain a professional approach during the training sessions, ensuring that all participants are included in the discussions and are given equal theoretical and practical training opportunities.

· Advise on the uses of first-aid kits, healthy lifestyles and hygiene promotion principles.

· Maintain all training equipment clean, well-organized and securely stored at all times.

· Inform the management of specific materials that may be required in addition to the kit or in order to replace items.

· Remain updated in first-aid techniques and basic life support considering the principles of either the European Resuscitation Council or the American Heart Association.


Typical decisions the holder of the position makes

References are made to the NPA Decision Making Directive and Guidelines for EO, the Office Handbook /Permanent Directives and the NPA Operational Management System.
Additional Considerations:
The First-Aid trainer is to abide by the policies and personal code of conduct set by the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) and represent the organisation in a loyal and responsible manner.

Approved, read and understood:


Date/Place: __________________________  Programme Manager:   _______________________


Date/Place: __________________________  Employee:                          _______________________

[Application should be directed their CV to  not later than 15 January 2019 ]

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