First re­spon­der unit in­duc­tion

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

Are you in­ter­est in be­com­ing a vol­un­teer with the Bless­ing­ton Com­mu­nity First Re­spon­der Unit?

They will be run­ning an in­duc­tion ses­sion shortly. Dur­ing this course they will run a full CPR/AED train­ing ses­sion and have a Q & A ses­sion where you will be given the op­por­tu­nity to ask what ex­actly is in­volved and ex­pected of their vol­un­teers.

Suc­cess­ful/suitable can­di­dates will be of­fered one of the lim­ited places on a full days CFR train­ing ses­sion to be held late in the year.

Can­di­dates must be at least 18 years of age and in good health, live within 5km of the cen­tre of Bless­ing­ton, have own trans­port and able to pro­vide let­ter from in­surance com­pany con­firm­ing that their pol­icy cov­ers your ac­tiv­i­ties as a CFR, will­ing to com­plete all on­line cour­ses re­quired by the Na­tional Am­bu­lance Ser­vice in­clud­ing but not lim­ited to Chil­dren First and Crit­i­cal In­ci­dent Stress Man­age­ment, will­ing to pro­vide cover on a ros­ter ba­sis in­clud­ing week­ends and nights, be will­ing to be Garda vet­ted, will­ing to at­tend monthly train­ing ses­sions (Min 10 per year), com­plete and com­ply with all re­quired Na­tional Am­bu­lance Ser­vice poli­cies, com­plete all re­quired BCFRU pa­per­work.

PM them on Face­book your email ad­dress and con­tact num­ber if you want to at­tend the in­tro­duc­tion day or al­ter­na­tively text 087 2785924. Places will be lim­ited so reg­is­ter early.

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