Ambulance Care Assistant

  • Location

    Swindon

  • Sector:

    Nursing & Care, Industrial Driving, Health, Private Care, Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.91 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-20

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-12

  • Startdate:

    2021-07-12

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 in Swindon, SN1. 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. 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)