Ambulance Care Assistant

E-zec Medical

Due to continued expansion, E-zec Medical Transport Services are now looking to recruit a number of 40 Hours Permanent Ambulance Care Assistant to be based in Shepton Mallet.

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 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
  • £9.07 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.

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