To provide a professional, highly skilled Mountain Rescue service, in our operational area and beyond, and assist other Mountain Rescue teams, statutory, and volunteer emergency services.
To maintain a professional and well-equipped Mountain Rescue Team, with the capability to provide a highly skilled independent or integrated specialist search and rescue resource, which operates in all-weather, in all inland environments.
- People – Ensure the Team has sufficient operational Team Members, through recruitment and an ongoing comprehensive training programme
- Skills – To maintain the necessary skills and equipment to deliver the highest standard of casualty care, as is reasonably practical, within our operational remit
- Safety – To ensure the Team demonstrates safe and efficient practices by following contemporary guidelines and ‘best practice’ recommendations, and by ensuring the provision of modern and appropriate equipment
- Finance – To have clearly documented and robust financial management, including a comprehensive fund-raising strategy
- Development – To promote continuing personal development for all Team Members
- Organisation – To have strong leadership and a clear command structure, whilst ensuring that all Team Members are confident and responsible for their own actions whilst representing the Team
- Standards – To commit to maintaining the core standards expected of all Operational Team Members by MREW
- Collaboration – To engage in developing search and rescue practices within MREW, and PenMaCRA, maintaining close working relationships with both statutory emergency services and neighbouring voluntary organisations
- Welfare- To ensure that all Team Members are supported in their mental and physical health