Job Description

ROLE RESPONSIBILITY:

Ambulance Care Assistant (Driver) - Full training provided

Ashford, Kent TN23 4FG

£10.90 per hour (Plus out of hours salary enhancements)

Full Time Available  42.5 Hours

Various shifts available - Nights 

 

Are you a caring and compassionate person looking to better use your skills to help people?

Are you looking to pursue a career where you can actively give back to the community?

Then we might have the perfect role for you!

 

G4S is experiencing an exciting period of growth and as such, is looking to expand our dedicated team of Ambulance Care professionals.

Don't have experience? Don’t worry!

Our dedicated training team will guide you through our comprehensive training programme, helping you to develop the skills needed to begin and progress in your new rewarding career.

 

The Role

 

The Ambulance Care Assistant (ACA) will play an important role in helping  people receive the care they need. Main responsibilities will be transporting elderly, sick and vulnerable service users to and from their medical appointments and between healthcare facilities. This can be carried out as two-person crews or alone, so it is vital to hold a full UK driving licence and to have a good degree of physical fitness.

2 week paid training is required before you begin the post where you will cover topics such as manual handling, risk assessment, customer services,advanced driving and first aid

 

Key Responsibilities will involve:

 

  • Driving patients with varying health and mobility needs to and from hospital/Clinic appointments
  • Assist, move and handle patients, who may be ambulatory or wheelchair bound, using appropriate equipment where necessary e.g. carrying patients up the stairs using a carry chair, moving immobile patients in and out of bed, wheelchairs into and out of the vehicle and on stretchers
  • Ensure safety and patient welfare at all times
  • Assist patients when entering and leaving their homes
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicles and equipment
  • Liaise with our central control team to ensure the timeline pick up and drop off of patients.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

Essential Criteria 

 

  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  •  physically fit to ensure your safety and wellbeing of patients.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sympathetic, respectful and caring attitude towards patients
  • Flexibility and adaptability in accordance with the needs of the service
  • Enhanced DBS check - Applied and Paid for by G4S

 

Benefits

 

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme
  • Charity work- Match-it  and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme  (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical )
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers
  • Refer a Friend Scheme 
  • Progression, training and development opportunities.
  • Subsidised healthcare plan

Salary

11 - 11 GBP

Hourly based

Location

England , United Kingdom

Job Overview
Job Posted:
11 months ago
Job Type
Part Time
Job Role
Driver
Education
Any
Experience
Fresher

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