Our Current Vacancies

Ambulance Care Assistants

Due to our continued expansion we are seeking new Ambulance Care Assistants (ACA) to join our team. Our staff all have the opportunity to develop and rise through the ranks. We have unique development opportunities for our team, so if you are looking for a job that is challenging, ever changing and incredibly rewarding we want to hear from you! Please note: we will only consider applications with no more than 3 penalty points on your licence.

As an ACA you'll get to work in our ambulance service dealing with patients through Patient Transport and Repatriation/End of Life transfers. In addition, the company has a national events sector which you can be part of also. In order to apply for this role, you need a full UK manual car driving licence with minimum of 2 years driving experience.

The Role:

As an Ambulance Care Assistant you'll be working as part of a crew on our ambulances, you'll undertake a range of work duties, both locally and across the UK. You'll work from our ambulance station in the Barnsley, South Yorkshire, providing a full range of ambulance services.

 

What we're looking for:

  • A strong work ethic

  • Flexibility in working hours - we work across a 24/7 365 working pattern

  • A proven interest in emergency medicine and the pre-hospital environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to think for yourself

  • Ability to follow instruction

  • Be proactive in your approach to work

  • Ability to fill in and be accurate with paperwork

  • Have attention to detail

  • Ability to work on own or as part of a team. Full training is provided for successful applicants.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Transporting patients between pre-arranged locations

  • Provide support to wider healthcare services and healthcare professionals

  • Respond to any medical situation as required by RSGUK and partners

  • Fully complete relevant documentation and store in conjunction with company policy

  • To ensure the safety and well-being of patients at all times using approved current techniques and methods and when driving ambulance vehicles, to ensure that due consideration is given to other road users.

  • Ensure the vehicle is clean, fully equipped and roadworthy, ready for following day

  • To maintain patient confidentiality, in line with the Caldicott principles, at all times.

  • To provide clinical interventions and treatment to patients appropriate to your scope of practice

  • To report any defective equipment, premises or practices to the appropriate line manager in line with the Health and Safety policy.

  • To adopt a flexible approach in response to operational needs regarding duties, base/ location and hours of work.

  • To maintain personal and professional development and competency

  • To ensure you are up to date with all current training requirements for the role.

  • Providing reassurance and support to patients in your care

  • Interacting with clients and public

  • Representing RSGUK, providing a professional first impression of RSGUK at all times

 

Qualifications and Skills:

Requirements for role:

Over 25 years old (insurance purposes)
Full UK Manual Driving Licence Held for more than 2 years (Evidence of endorsements required)
Experience driving larger vehicles (all vehicles are non C1)
Previous experience working in Health & Social Care or similar sector
CV
Proof of National Insurance
Proof of Identity (Passport, birth certificate)
Proof of Address (Dated Last 3 months, i.e. Bank Statement, Mobile Phone Bill)
Enhanced DBS Disclosure Certificate (If you hold one, and it is on the DBS update service)

 

Desirable:

Advanced Driving Qualifications (IAM, RoSPA)
Relevant Certificates (First Aid, Safeguarding, Manual Handling etc.)
Pre-hospital medical qualifications FPOS-I/FREC3/4 etc.
Blue Light Certification - D1/D2 relevant courses

Roles will be on a zero hour PAYE contract.

 

Secure Transport Assistant

We are looking for focused, compassionate, professional and motivated individuals to join our team. This role will be particularly suited to those with a keen interest in security, public services and care. The applicant will be a confident person who is capable of working under pressure in challenging situations and long hours. Experience in having dealt with challenging persons is desirable but not essential.

  • All training is provided by RSGUK and is free.

  • Applicants must be aged 25 or above due to vehicle insurance restrictions

  • Applicants must have access to their own means of transport

  • Applicants must be in good physical fitness and will need to complete a medical questionnaire

  • Applicants must have excellent customer service and communicational skills in both the English written and spoken language

  • Applicants must be well presented

  • Driving License (MANUAL) – Essential to role

 

Responsibilities:

Secure Ambulance Care Assistants are trained to respond quickly to a variety of dynamic situations to support persons effected with mental health illnesses, other illnesses or, behaviour that challenges. Briefly, duties can vary from dealing with vulnerable children and young persons, to those with acute disorders, high risk of violence, or those with dangerous infections, each day is different.

A Secure Ambulance Care Assistant is also classed as an ambulance driver as driving responsibility is shared amongst colleagues when on duty, the majority of shift working is spent on the road.

Secure Ambulance Care Assistants will face some difficult challenges in their day to day roles, including dealing with emotionally distressed service users and those who are both verbally and physically aggressive. Therefore, a Secure Ambulance Care Assistant must be a confident and driven individual who can operate under extreme pressure with resilience, remain socially aware and, have a responsible attitude with the ability to assess situations and react quickly.

When dealing with service users, Secure Ambulance Care Assistants may be required to apply restrictive measures to limit service user movement, to gain control of volatile situations or, simply ensure the safety of everyone. Due to the nature of the role, Secure Ambulance Care Assistants will wear a uniform which will identify them as ambulance personnel, you may at times have to wear body armour for protection. Secure Ambulance Care Assistants may also be required to lift or carry resistive or disabled service users so a basic level of fitness is desirable.

Other duties will include:

  • Administering basic first aid and oxygen as required during the course of work

  • Completing all necessary vehicle and journey documentation

  • Ensuring that the home environment is adequately secured after the departure of the patient and upon their return

  • Report facts concerning accidents or incidents to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials

  • Earn and maintain appropriate certifications and medical certificates

  • Ensure the vehicle and associated equipment is in a safe and clean condition at all times, reporting any defects to the appropriate manager

  • Understand that the patients you deal need to be handled with care and dignity at all times.

  • When dealing with patients from the Mental Health community you need to ensure knowledge of correct laws and procedure are followed.

 

Rewards:

  • Free training

  • Uniform

  • Continuous Professional Development program

  • Career opportunities within an expanding organisation

  • Overtime and bank holiday pay rates

  • Meal allowance

 

Job Type: Zero hours, however can expect up to 30 hours per week. and Part-time guaranteed 10 hours per week. However, you would be expected to be available Monday-Friday

 

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