Special Operations Response Team

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service ‘Special Operations Response Team’ (SORT) has been doing some joint training with Guernsey’s Cliff Rescue Team. The St John SORT team is made up of Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians who are specially trained to provide medical treatment at major incidents, or to casualties …

New Chairman for St John Guernsey

 Jurat David Hodgetts LVO has been appointed as the new Chairman of St John Guernsey. Jurat Hodgetts who has a long association with St John in the island will provide leadership and support for the voluntary sections of the organisation. “I am delighted to be involved with St John again and look …

CPR Award for 999 call taker

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service has presented a recognition of performance award to 999 call taker Matthew Tostevin for his work in providing CPR advice to members of the public over the phone. Mr Tostevin works at the Joint Emergency Services Control Centre (JESSC) and is one of the …

Trainee EMT completes training in Jersey

Trainee EMT returns from Jersey Former radio presenter Jim Cathcart had a career change last year and after more than twenty years in broadcasting, left the BBC to join the St John Emergency Ambulance Service in Guernsey. Jim has now completed his Emergency Medical Technician Training in Jersey and has resumed …

Meet Matthew – our new St John Cadet of the Year

Double honour for Matthew Holland – our new St John Cadet of the Year. Congratulations to Matthew Holland who is the new St John Guernsey Cadet of the Year and the Commandery Cadet of the Year, for the offshore islands. Matthew  has been a member of St John for more than eight …

We’re recruiting.

Job Alert: Emergency Care Assistants We’re currently recruiting for two Emergency Care Assistants (ECAs) to work alongside our Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians at the St John Emergency Ambulance Service. If you are a team player, with good communication skills, an ability to work under pressure and an eagerness to learn …