Community First Responder
In some rural areas of NSW, the SES provides Community First Responder (CFR) services. This includes providing first aid at an advanced level until professional first aid arrives.
This role requires volunteers to be specially trained for these situations.
Some of the activities associated with this role include:
- Providing advanced first aid at road accidents and other emergencies in areas where there is no ambulance service close by
- Leading a team of community first responders
- Working with Police, Ambulance and other emergency services on scene