Ambulance Care Assistant - HDU

Recruiter
E-zec Medical Transport Services Ltd
Location
Newcastle
Salary
,
Posted
09 May 2019
Closes
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: HDUAmbulance Care Assistant / Blue light driver
Contract: Permanent, 40 hours
Location: Staffordshire, Chesterton
Salary: GBP9 per hour
Our Company:
"Family ethos and values are very much at the heart of our business. This is embodied in our core values which translate into providing a caring, responsive, innovative service to our patients and NHS Trust partners".
E-zec Medical Transport service is a family run company focussed on delivering high quality, safe, effective ambulance transportation for patients to and from a healthcare setting. Founded in 1998 E-zec is the largest independent ambulance provider that operates solely and exclusively in the patient transport sector. E-zec currently employs more than 1100 staff and operate a fleet of 500 vehicles. E-Zec hold 12 NHS NEPTS contracts across the UK.
Due to continued expansion, E-zec Medical Transport Services are now looking to recruit Ambulance Care Assistants for our High Dependency Unit.
About the Role:
As an Ambulance Care Assistant, you must be committed to the highest level of
patient care, a careful, considerate driver, with strong communications skills and an
understanding of patient needs and abilities. You will be required to work various day and night shifts.
Your duties will include;
  • Collecting patients and ensuring that the home environment is adequately secured after the departure of the patient and upon their return
  • Administering basic first aid and oxygen as required during the course of work
  • Completing all necessary vehicle and journey documentation
  • Be able to assist patients in walking, pushing them in a wheelchair and lifting them in and out of a vehicle/home
  • Report facts concerning accidents or incidents to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials
  • Earn and maintain appropriate certifications and medical certificates,
  • Ensure the vehicle and associated equipment is in a safe and clean condition at all times, reporting any defects to the appropriate manager
PERSON SPECIFICATION
Essential criteria
  • Committed to patient care
  • Able to work flexibly due to unexpected circumstances i.e. Traffic or shift overruns
  • Careful and considerate driver
  • Hold a clean driving licence for at least 2 years with no more than 3 points
  • Have strong communication skills with a polite and friendly manner
  • Be physically fit, as you will be required to move patients
  • Have good knowledge of the local and surrounding areas within a 50-mile radius
Desirable Criteria:
  • Have an understanding of patients' abilities (conditions and limitations)
  • FPOS and FAAW qualifications
  • Ability to take the initiative
  • Working as a part of the team
In Return;
  • You will receive full training to fulfil the role and uniform
  • GBP9 per hour including a 30-minute paid break
  • 224 hours of annual leave including bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment into the NEST Pension scheme
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light Card
To apply please upload your CV and if you have any additional questions, we are more than happy to answer them.
It is not the policy of E-Zec to contact further those applicants who have not been invited for interview, so if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks you should assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.