Patient Transport Care Assistant

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Health, Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18532 per annum, Benefits: Free paid 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-37

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-14

  • Startdate:

    2021-09-05

This role gives you an exciting opportunity to further your experience as a Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker or perhaps start a new career. 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 or just 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?

If you have answered YES to all of the above, then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for Ambulance Care Assistants to work in the Bury St Edmunds area IP32 7, 

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 fully 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) Please do not apply unless you can comit to these types of hours. 

Multiple positions available. Get in touch today! Booking interviews ASAP!