Upcoming CFR Recruitment

Published: 09 November 2023

A Community First Responder (CFR) scheme is made up of a group of trained volunteers who within the community in which they live or work attend emergency calls on behalf of South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust to provide patient care, including basic life support, until the arrival of an emergency ambulance.

 This voluntary role is highly rewarding and offers opportunities to meet new people and learn valuable lifesaving skills through the training provided by South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

 More information is available in the video below, and on our website – Both are accessible by clicking the links:


 Welcome to SWASFT - (swast.nhs.uk)

 We welcome applicants from throughout North and East Devon, however we are particularly interested in people from the following areas:

 Axminster, Bamptom, Barnstaple, Bideford, Black Torrington, Bow, Brampford Speke, Braunton, Crediton, Croyde, Cullompton, Culmstock, Exeter, Exmouth, 

Great Torrington, Hartland, High Bickington, Holsworthy, Honiton, Ilfracombe, Lynton, North Molton, North Tawton, Okehampton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton,

Shebbear, Sidmouth, South Molton, Tedburn St Mary, Tiverton, Uffcombe, West Hill, Winkleigh, Witheridge