(10th May 2019)

Could you become a Volunteer Community First Responder (CFR) within the Porthcawl area?

  • Do you enjoy a challenge?
  • Are you good under pressure and remain calm in an emergency?
  • Are you proud of the community in which you live and want to give something back?
  • Do you have free time to spare?
  • Are you ready to learn essential lifesaving skills?
  • Do you have a full driving licence?
  • Have access to a car?
  • Are you over the age of eighteen?
If you can answer ‘yes’ to these, then this volunteering opportunity may be perfect for you.

Applications are now being considered for three positions within the Porthcawl Team. If you are interested then please apply on line by clicking on "Apply Here" below:—


The closing date for applications is mid-night on the 27th May 2019, but the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST) do reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received - so you are advised to apply as early as possible.

Full details on the recruitment process and key dates are available on the application webpage.

What happens if my application is successful?

If your application be successful, you will be invited to an induction evening on Tuesday 4
th June 2019 in the Llansamlet area (17:00 - 20:00). During the induction evening WAST will be holding a short presentation and an informal discussion to get to know each candidate and consider their suitability to become a CFR. Following the induction evening, WAST will contact you to confirm whether you have obtained a place on the course, which will run during July 2019.

MUST be able to attend the induction evening and all course dates in order to be accepted, therefore, WAST will take your application as confirmation of your availability.

In addition to the three opportunities in the Porthcawl team applications are also being accepted for:-

  • Ogmore Vale – 2 spaces available
  • Coity – 2 spaces available
  • Maesteg – 2 spaces available
  • Garw Valley – 1 space available
  • Pyle & Kenfig – 2 spaces available