253 (North Irish) Medical Regiment is an Army Reserve medical unit located in Northern Ireland which offers exciting part-time opportunities for many health care professionals and those who are interested in gaining unique medical skills.
The unit specialises in providing the very highest standards of emergency medicine and healthcare for soldiers on operations, with additional opportunities for supporting roles such as chefs, mechanics and drivers.
Training to become a Combat Medical Technician will equip you with the skills needed to provide expert front line emergency medical care, whilst professionally qualified doctors and nurses deliver an extensive array of services ranging from emergency medicine through to secondary healthcare in high-tech specialist medical facilities.
A successful commitment in the Army Reserve will not only provide you with professional development opportunities in your chosen field, but also the ability to develop a wide range of personal attributes such as command, leadership and managerial skills.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to improve your fitness and get involved in many different sporting activities. You will also have the opportunity to take part, or become a qualified instructor, in a wide range of challenging and fun adventurous activities such as mountaineering, parachuting and much more.