About Cú Chulainn Blood Bikes
Cú Chulainn Blood Bikes.ie provides free transportation of blood and other items to hospitals within the North Eastern region of Ireland.
Cú Chulainn Blood Bikes.ie was formed in 2016 to provide a service to our local HSE hospitals and hospices in Armagh, Cavan, Meath, Monaghan & Louth. We provide a voluntary service to the HSE North Region for the collection and transportation of Blood, Blood Products, Human Tissues, Patient Files / X - rays and Infant Milk.
This is a free service which is funded with 100% donations from the members of the public and business funders.
Cú Chulainn Blood Bikes are actively seeking someone who can manage our Controller phone, making and receiving calls from Hospitals, Blood Bikers and Volunteers for the safe transport of urgent Blood samples and other medical related items between hospitals. All calls need to be documented in a register. Additionally details of the collections and runs will be shared on Group Messenger chat room. Call can come in at any time but we only support Hospitals out of hours from 7pm to 7am weekdays and 24hrs at weekends and public holidays. For more information please see our web site at www.cuchulainnbloodbikes.ie or Facebook page.
What's required for this position
Good communication skills in listening and speaking and good record keeping are essential.
- Phone Support/ Information Giver
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 10hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Our charity covers Louth, Meath, Monaghan and Cavan
Other location details:
Can be located anywhere in Louth Meath, Monaghan or Cavan as long as you have good mobile phone coverage in that area.
Also available in these counties
Cavan, Louth, Meath, Monaghan
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Supporting Patients and Hospitals in local community