Ambulance Care Assistant - Bank Staff

Recruiter
E-zec Medical Transport Services Ltd
Location
Hereford
Salary
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Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Title: Ambulance Care Assistant
Contract: Zero Hours, Bank Staff
Location: Hereford
Salary: GBP9.20 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 is now looking to recruit a number of Zero Hours Bank Ambulance Care Assistants to be based in Hereford area.
Zero Hours contracts have no contracted hours but E-zec will regularly offer various shifts and hours dependent upon operational demand. There is no set pattern and you are able to accept or decline the hours that are offered. You will be paid GBP9.20 per hour, which is inclusive of holiday pay.
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.
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)
  • 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
  • GBP9.20 per hour including a 30 minute paid break
  • 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.