Ambulance Care Assistant
NHS Jobs
Salisbury, England, GB
1d ago
source : GOV.UK

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 focused 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 1400 staff and operate a fleet of 550 vehicles. E-Zec hold 15 NHS NEPTS contracts across the UK.

Due to continued expansion, E-zec Medical Transport Services is now looking to recruit a number of Permanent Ambulance Care Assistants to be based in Salisbury area

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.

  • Working 40 hours per week, with a 24 / 7 flexibility, your duties as an Ambulance Care Assistant 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
  • 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)
  • Ability to take the initiative
  • Working as a part of the team
  • Previous experience as an Ambulance Care Assistant
  • In Return;
  • You will receive full training to fulfil the role and uniform
  • £8.72 per hour including a 30 minute paid break
  • 224 hours of annual leave (including bank holidays) - for permanent staff
  • Auto enrolment into the NEST Pension scheme
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light Card
  • To apply for our Ambulance Care Assistant role please upload you’re 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.

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