Emergency Care Assistant - Greenhithe

Location
Greenhithe, Kent
Salary
£21,900 per annum
Posted
09 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Dec 2016
Ref
1336962
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a CQC registered non-emergency ambulance service providing transportation for NHS trust patients, transporting over 400,000 patients every year. They are currently recruiting for an Emergency Care Assistant to join their team. The successful candidate will convey emergency and non-emergency patients to and from their designated appointments in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

The individual will ensure the wellbeing of patients in their care from showing empathy and providing reassurance, through to assessing and monitoring patients physical well-being. Where necessary they will provide medical assistance in line with current training standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide assistance for patients to access vehicles
Conduct or assist with patient assessment
Dispense POMS (Prescription only medicines) appropriate
Ensure that patients have all relevant and necessary paperwork, medication etc.
Complete and maintain clinical records for all patients
Maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
Inspecting and completing daily vehicle and equipment checks
Check and replace equipment of vehicles

Candidate Requirements:
Up to date FPOS/FREC3 qualifications (or equivalent)
Blue light driving qualification
At least 2 years driving experience in the UK on a full driving license with no previous penalties
No more than 6 live penalty points on your current license
Highly patient focused in attitude with caring approach and good communication skills
Must be able to undertake rotating shifts including shift changes whilst on relief duty
Able to complete a satisfactory enhanced DBS and ISA Adult First Check
Good geographical knowledge of South East London area and Kent area
Experience of driving in London or other large cities

This is an outline of the post holder's duties and responsibilities. It is not intended as an exhaustive list.

To be considered for this role, please apply today!