Ambulance Care Assistant

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Location
Cornwall
Salary
£16,900.00 / 42.5 hours per week
Posted
21 Jun 2017
Expires
19 Jul 2017
Ref
ACA Cornwall Area
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Permanent  Ambulance Driver (Patient Transport Service – PTS)

E-zec is a private ambulance company that provides a Patient Transport Service on behalf of the NHS and other private companies. Working as an Ambulance Driver you will transport, locally and nationally, people with physical and/ or psychological disabilities, elderly and other vulnerable individuals to and from outpatient clinics and routine hospital admissions. We also transfer non-urgent and higher dependency patients.

You will provide patients with safe, comfortable and on time transfers and a friendly smile with an encouraging approach you will make a real difference to the patients that you help, giving them a much-needed boost before or after their appointment.

Due to continued expansion, E-zec Medical Transport Services are now looking to recruit a number of Permanent Ambulance Drivers to be based in the ‘Redruth/Bodmin/Saltash areas of Cornwall.

As a permanent Ambulance Driver you will be required to work an average of 42.5 hours per week on a variable shift pattern spread over a flexible 7 day rota, 365 days a year. You will have a 30 minute paid break, with 28 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays).

Other duties will include (following training);

  • Administering basic first aid and oxygen as required during the course of work
  • Completing all necessary vehicle and journey documentation
  • Ensuring that the home environment is adequately secured after the departure of the patient and upon their return
  • 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

    The ideal Candidate will be;

  • A careful and considerate driver.
  • Have an understanding of patients' abilities (conditions/ limitations)
  • Have good people skills with a polite and friendly manner
  • Be physically fit, as you will be required to move patients
  • Have a good knowledge of the local and surrounding areas within a 50 mile radius (although journeys to all parts of mainland UK may be required)
  • A full driving licence (no more than 3 points)
  • Drivers must have held a Full Driving Licence for at least 2 years
  • An enhanced disclosure check is required (DBS/CRB). This cost will be covered by the business
  • Able to provide a minimum of 2 references

    In return for your hard work;

  • £ Competitive
  • Pension scheme
  • Free uniform
  • Training & development

    Please email your CV to recruitment@e-zec.co.uk