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North Wales Fire & Rescue Service is always keen to hear from those interested in becoming an RDS Firefighter.
If you would like to formally register your interest, pleasethe online registration on the North Wales Fire & Rescueweb site.
You can choose to complete the Online Registration in either Welsh or English.
You will need an active email account to complete the registration process.
During the Online Registration process you will be asked to provide your personal details and to complete a Realistic Job Preview which allows you to self-assess your suitability for the role – the results of this are private and for your reference and consideration only.
If you choose to proceed, you will then be asked to answer some basic questions to ensure that you are eligible to apply.
These defibrillators are often known as public access defibrillators (PAD) as anyone can use them in an emergency.
Pictured above is Station Officer Mike Dymock at the St. Asaph Fire & Rescue Station where a defibrillator is situated on the front wall.
To locate your nearest defibrillator you can use NHS Direct Wales’ local service finder www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/localservices.
A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest.
This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it's an essential life saving step in the chain of survival.
If you come across someone who has had acardiac arrest, it’s vital to call 999 andstart CPR. Then you should find out if there is a defibrillator nearby.
There are many defibrillators available in public places such as train stations, shopping centres, airports and leisure centres.