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Order of Malta - Dundrum Unit
Requirements:Be over the age of 16 and work well in a team - fluent in English
The Order of Malta provide medical cover for many events around Ireland, our unit especially covers duties at the 3 Arena, Leopardstown Race Course and many family fun days, rugby events and much more.
We are always looking for volunteers to help out. You will be trained and equipped to the PHECC accredited level of First Aid Responder (FAR), trained in Assistance with Daily Living and Manual Handling. Dedication and commitment to the unit over a few years will see you upskilled to higher clinical levels (EFR,EMT) which are not subsidised by the volunteers.
A fee does apply as there are costs for the training and uniform + equipment, the total fee for all is €75, which is not upfront
As a volunteer you will receive information on duties through text and Facebook, you will be expected to complete at least one a month. You will always be paired with somebody with more experience who will help you learn through a hands on approach, we have EMTs, Paramedics, Advanced Paramedics and Doctors within the unit who also would be more than delighted to teach you a new technique or go through scenarios.
Training is heavily scenario based, and involves the use of the Ambulance to allow for better simulations.
If you are over 18, you will be offered to go on duty at Leopardstown Race course, the 3 arena, Body and Soul and Croke Park to name a few.
Is training provided?: Yes
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Skills required for this role:
Details of time commitment needed for role:
Tuesday nights and for duties each month Examples of hours for duties: (timings are from event start-event end) Leopardstown - 5 Hours long 〡 Road races/Family fun days - 3/4 Hours long 〡 Bray Air Display - 8 Hours long〡 3 Arena - 6 Hours long 〡 ARCH club - 4 Hours long〡
Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week
Additional screening required for this role:
Volunteering looks great on your CV, coupled with First Responder training, you'll be guaranteed the job! 〡 We are also accepting cadets (10-16) so if you want to bring your little brother/sister then feel free to do so! - If you're interested in doing so please highlight this in an email to me. 〡 firstname.lastname@example.org 〡 Check out our Facebook for more of an insight into what we do https://www.facebook.com/omacdundrum/
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Michael Sheehan
Address: Order of Malta - Dundrum Unit, 32 Clyde Rd, Dublin
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