The Ardrossan Coastguard Rescue Team are looking for volunteers to join their team.

Coastguard Rescue Teams are made up entirely of specially trained and equipped volunteers who are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to a wide range of emergency incidents including persons in the water, technical rope rescue incidents, vulnerable missing person searches and provide a response to flooding.

Those interested in applying will have to be aged 18 or older, have good availability during the working day, reside/ work within 5-10 minutes from Montgomery Street, Ardrossan, be physically fit, be subject to a criminal record background check and hold a full UK driving licence.

Full training and equipment are provided, and no previous emergency service or maritime experience is necessary.

To apply send a note of interest including your name, age, current address, contact number, current employment status and some information about yourself to Closing date for notes of interest is Monday, September 16.