Recruitment Process - First Responders

Application FormsClick here to download our application form.
Return to:
Post: 3 Church Farm Close, Penkridge, Staffordshire, ST19 5LY
Email: padcfr@outlook.com


Enhanced DBS ClearanceFirst Responders will respond to home addresses within their community and have access to confidential information. For this reason, all our volunteers undergo an enhanced DBS check before joining PAD CFR.


Informal InterviewThis is an informal meeting with a West Midlands Ambulance Service Community Response Manager. Volunteers are encouraged to ask any questions that have not yet been answered.


TrainingAll Community First Responders complete the IHCD First Person on Scene Award (Initially at Intermediate Level). This is completed normally over 6 weekends.

CFR's will then have to complete t
wo observation shifts with Ambulance Crews or a Rapid Response Paramedic.




Penkridge and District Round Table
National Lottery BIG Fund
Coalfields Regeneration Trust
Staffordshire County Council
Peoples Postcode Lottery
Stafford Aero Club