Events Assistant

College of Paramedics

Closing Date: 23:59hrs on 02.02.23
Interview date: TBA
Venue: College of Paramedics Head Office, Bridgwater, Somerset
Location: Head Office Bridgwater/Remote working
Salary Range: £19,000-£23,000 (dependent on experience)
Full Time 37.5 hrs (1 WTE) 

The College of Paramedics facilitates a large number of events, most of which are classed as Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CPD is a key requirement for the profession and the most effective and interactive way for the College to engage with its members.  

To support the work of the Events Team, the College wishes to appoint an Events Assistant, who will work closely with the Events Manager in coordinating and assisting with the delivery of our busy programme of virtual and in person events.

The Events Assistant will support the Events Manager in helping to deliver a number of the College of Paramedics’ key Strategic Aims, particularly Promote Excellence in Paramedic Practice and Grow an Engaged Membership. This new role also helps to fulfil the key Strategic Aim to Strengthen the Organisation.

The Events Assistant will carry out a wide range of tasks related to the inception, planning, financing delivery and evaluation of events.

Click here to download a pdf copy of the Events Assistant Recruitment Pack.

Anyone wanting to know more about the role should email Soma Eatwell, Events Manager to arrange a call.

The application process for this role is by completion of an Application Form, available here .

This Application Form contains three sections. Section 1 requires your contact information which will only be shared with the appointing Manager once shortlisting has been completed. Section 2 is your opportunity to submit your previous or current employment (paid and/or voluntary), qualifications and any research activities, and two references. This section also includes a request for a 500 word supporting statement to outline how your knowledge, skills and experience will be of benefit to you in this role. Unfortunately, there is not the ability to save the form mid-completion for finalising at a later date, so please have all necessary information (outlined above) ready before commencing. Section 3 is solely for equality monitoring purposes and will not be seen by the shortlisting panel.

The College of Paramedics recognises the positive value of diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We have a current focus on increasing diversity in terms of race, ethnicity and cultural heritage within our employee team, as well as on our Board of Trustees, Paramedic Council, and Student Council. The College of Paramedics wishes to meet its equality aims and commitments of non-discrimination as set out in the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce at all levels. It is vital that we monitor and analyse diversity information so that we can ensure that our processes are fair and transparent. Any information provided in Section 1 of the Application Form will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used for statistical purposes only. It will not be seen by those involved in the selection process. No information will be published or used in any way which allows any individual to be identified. The use of information will be in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).