Driving Ambulance Support Worker

  • Location

    Shrewsbury

  • Sector:

    Nursing & Care, Ancillary & Support Services, Health, Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18948 per annum, Benefits: Free Training, Free DBS, Eligibility for a blue light card, free uniform

  • Contact:

    Connor Clifford

  • Contact email:

    cclifford@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07876 250235

  • Job ref:

    CC-33

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-17

  • Startdate:

    2021-08-17

This role gives you an exciting 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 different people from all backgrounds.
You will be working on a rota system based on a 4 day working week with 3 days off.   

  • Are you a Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker looking for an exciting change?
  • Do you like driving and are you a confident driver?
  • Do you hold a current valid driving license (2years minimum) with no more than 3 points?
  • Are you over the age of 21? - (for insurance purposes)

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

We are looking for Ambulance Care Assistants to work in the Shrewsbury area - SY1 3, 

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 if needed. 
  • 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  - Transit van type (holding an ordinary car license is fine) 
This is based on a 40hour working week. You will need to be flexible with your hours on working days as shift times are any times between 5.30am - 11:30pm (shifts are 10 hours long so an early could be 0800-1800 and a late could be 1300-2300)

Multiple positions available. Get in touch today!