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First Aider

Order of Malta Ireland - Harolds Cross Unit

About Order of Malta Ireland - Harolds Cross Unit

Provide first aid voluntary at public and corporate events. Teach members of the public first aid and basic life support skills. Community care, bringing people home for the day and patient transport too and from local facilitates. We are looking for drivers to meet the demands on the unit, must have a full clean D license full basic life support training provided

What's Involved

Being part of our ambulance unit is an exciting opportunity. You will first be ensured that you are certified in a minimum of First Aid Response before going out on duty. Our responsibilities include:
1. Emergency care to the injured and medically unwell in the midst of crowds at large concerts aswell as
2. The transport of the elderly and infirm.

During the initial stages of your training you will always be accompanied by someone of higher clinical level and experience than you to tutor and guide you. You will NEVER be left on your own. Training is held once a week in the evenings.

What's required for this position

The volunteer will need to be committed, dedicated, passionate, loyal, social, scholarly and willing.

  • Community Development/ Social work
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Hospitality/ Befriending
  • Personable Skills
  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Training is carried out in St. Louis High School, Rathmines, Dublin 12.

Duties may be performed anywhere across Dublin but all are on an optional basis.

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - South Dublin County

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

They will receive free first aid training and certification, as well as making many new friends and going on trips away, while contributing to their communities and gaining experience they could not find anywhere else.

Getting there

Ambulance transport when available.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Emma Webb
  • Organisation: Order of Malta Ireland - Harolds Cross Unit
  • Email: haroldscross.unitsecretary@orderofmalta.ie
  • Phone:
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