Ambulance Care Assistant - RNOH North West London £8.80
Ambulance Care Assistant - RNOHLocation: North West London | Salary: £8.80 | Posted: 23 Jan 2020 | Closes: 5 Mar 2020 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: UK Patient Transport Services | Region / Division: UK & Ireland | Reference: 8134
We are seeking enthusiastic, caring non-emergency Ambulance Care Assistants to join an exciting and expanding team based at the University College Hospital London. As an Ambulance Care Assistant you will play a vital role as part of the NHS service, for eligible patients who would otherwise not be able to get to appointments for treatment and safely returned home again.
If successful you will be driving (or assisting as part of a crew) and transporting patients with different requirements based on their mobility classification. The job purpose is to provide and maintain a caring environment for these patients and provide a safe transport service, maintaining high standards of customer care and service delivery. Experience is preferred but not essential as we can provide comprehensive training, mentoring, and support where necessary to ensure we are able to offer the best service to patients whilst in our care and give individuals the opportunity to learn and develop within the ambulance industry.
- Full UK manual Driving Licence with less than 6 penalty point required
- The post holder must be willing to undergo suitable training such as manual handling, first aid at work, and advanced driving
- A caring attitude towards patients and the ability to show empathy
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Physically fit able to lift patients
- Commitment to the service we provide for our patients
In return, you will be provided with a G4S uniform, the opportunity to earn a monthly bonus incentive, enrolment into a company Pension scheme and G4S Life Assurance scheme and access to discounts including retails, dining and travel.
The Ideal Candidate:
This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable, frail people, who may be distressed or experiencing pain, in a caring and compassionate way. A DBS check will therefore be required to exclude any individual with a history of criminal behaviour which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients) in a patient care environment.
Safety is of paramount importance and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise. The post holder needs to be committed to maintaining high standards of customer care and service delivery that will include the responsibility of adequate safeguarding and prevent training and awareness and an understanding of reporting concerns to the line manager.
Other benefits and rewards of working for such a large organisation are:
- Child Care vouchers
- Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
- Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) Health Plan
- Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
- Employee Care Scheme (Best Doctors and First Assist Counselling Services)
- Refer A Friend Scheme
- Love to Shop Campaigns
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