Ambulance Care Assistant

  • Location

    Shepton Mallet

  • Sector:

    Nursing & Care, Ancillary & Support Services, Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.07 per hour, Benefits: Free Training, Free Uniform, Eligibility for a Blue Light Card

  • Contact:

    Connor Clifford

  • Contact email:

    cclifford@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07876 250235

  • Job ref:

    CC-17

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-04

  • Startdate:

    2021-07-04

This role gives you the opportunity to further your experience as a Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker, no working day would be the same as you will be out an about every day meeting a variety of people from all backgrounds.
You will be working on a rota system based on 4 days working followed by 4 days off. 

  • Are you a Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker looking for an exciting change?

  • Do you hold a current valid driving license (2years minimum) with no more than 3 points?

Then we may have the perfect role for you... 

We are looking for Ambulance Care Assistants to work on the outskirts of Shepton Mallet in the Evercreech area, duties will include:
  • Collecting and driving discharged patients from local hospitals and ensuring their safe arrival home
  • Checks that the home environment is adequately secured after the departure of the patient upon their return home. 
  • Administering basic first aid and oxygen as required
  • Being in the back of the van supporting patients, keeping an eye on them and ensuring their comfort at all times
  • 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
  • Ensure the vehicle and associated equipment is in a safe and clean condition at all times, reporting any defects to the appropriate managers

You will need to be a confident driver driving long wheel based vehicles (an ordinary car license is fine) 
This is based on a 40hour working week - 4 days on, 4 days off. You will need to be fully flexible with your hours on working days as shift times are any times between 6am - 11pm (shifts are 10 hours long)  


Training courses to start 19th July