Applying to become a Community First Responder

Before submitting an application to become a CFR you should be sure that you are interested in the role and all that it requires.

You should also be sure that you can commit time to the role. Whilst there is no minimum time comittement specified, it is important that skills are maintained and developed which does involve a personal committement estimated to be around 4 hours per week or 16 hours per month.

You may also be required to attend team meetings and training sessions - this will vary according to the team requirements in your area

To become a Community First Responder you need to:

Completed forms should be emailed to:

Cheshire and Merseyside Area: janet.graham@nwas.nhs.uk - Please contact Janet prior to submitting an application to ensure there are vacancies in your area.

Cumbria and Lancashire Area: cfr.recruitment@nwas.nhs.uk - Please note: due to due to Operational pressures and staffing issues any applications received will be shortlisted but held until further notice. The CRT Department will confirm receipt of the application and will be in touch in due course”.

Greater Manchester Area: manchester.cfrinterest@nwas.nhs.uk