Emergency Medical Technician - Lordswood Chatham
ME5 8RZ, Kent
1d ago

Role Responsibility :

Emergency Medical Technician

Location : Lordswood, Chatham

Salary : £17 per hour

Hours : Bank with various shifts available including days, nights and weekends

We are seeking enthusiastic Emergency Medical Technicians / Associate Ambulance Practitioners with a caring disposition to join our team on our new High Dependency Unit.

As an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) you will play an important role transporting higher-acuity patients as part of a clinically defined package of care.

The primary purpose of the role is to deliver high standards of care as part of an ambulance crew including undertaking emergency transportation between hospitals and other places of care.

You will be required to work as part of a dynamic clinical team including Emergency Care Assistants and Paramedics. A paid induction programme into the role is provided and you will have the opportunity to access additional training to support the care you provide.

Further career progression pathways are available to all staff, including the opportunity to undertake study to register with the HCPC as a paramedic.

G4S provides a comprehensive staff benefit programme including :

  • Eye Care Vouchers Free eye-tests / discounts for VDU users
  • Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) Health Plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Care Scheme (Best Doctors and First Assist Counselling Services)
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Love to Shop Campaign
  • You will be provided with a G4S uniform, the opportunity to enrol into a company pension scheme and life insurance scheme and access to discounts including retails, dining and travel.

    This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable, complex patients who may require the need for medical treatment during transport.

    Because we are dealing with the vulnerable in a patient care environment, a full enhanced DBS check and additional vetting is required.

    Safety is of paramount importance and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise.

    The post holder needs to be committed to maintaining high standards of customer care and service delivery that will include the responsibility of adequate safeguarding and prevent training and awareness and an understanding of reporting concerns to the line manager.

    The Ideal Candidate :

    Criteria :

  • Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency Urgent Care / Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners / IHCD Ambulance Technician Awardor equivalent
  • Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving Course (L3 CERAD) or equivalent
  • Experience of working within a team
  • High level of literacy and numeracy
  • Able to provide examples of diversity in practice
  • Able to work within challenging and complex situations
  • Evidence of ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate ongoing continuing professional development including annual update training in line with the Skills for Health Core Competencies framework.

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