The work of the ambulance service is divided into a number of main areas:
- Patient Care Services
- Accident and Emergency
- Control and Communications
- Management and Support Services
Job Opportunities and Entry Requirements
NIAS personnel at all levels must be honest, show initiative, have excellent people skills and a caring personality and be prepared to work with all types of people. They must be responsible and take their work seriously. They have to be well-organised and enjoy working as part of a team, while being able to make their own decisions when necessary. They must be able to stay calm under pressure and possess good communication skills.
Ambulance Care Attendants, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), Paramedics and Control and Communications staff, in conjunction with Management, Training, Administration and support staff deliver the Ambulance Service to Northern Ireland.