Ambulance Support Technician
Ambulance Support Technician
Location: Paddock Wood, Canterbury, Redhill and Eastleigh
0 to 48 hours per week
Contract type: Casual
Salary: £12.48 per hour (£23,360 based on 36 hours per week)
Could you be part of the British Red Cross Ambulance Support team and provide high quality care for people in crisis?
We're looking for an Ambulance Support Technician to join our Ambulance Support team based in South East England. In this role, you will work as part of a team to undertake tasks ranging from the care and transport of patients to full ambulance response in emergency situations. You will also take lead clinical accountability and provide guidance when needed.
Reporting to the Ambulance Support Service Delivery Coordinator, your role will be essential in ensuring can be there when people in crisis need us most.
When crisis strikes, we're first on the scene
Our Ambulance support work is contract driven and based around agreements to provide a range of services from Patient Transport to front line ambulance support.
Our services are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in England and we apply the same standards to our service delivery across the whole of the UK. Our fleet and equipment is comparable with those deployed by NHS services.
We're a close-knit team united by one goal - to save lives.
This role might be for you if...
- You're an Ambulance Technician who has completed their preceptorship period, or a recognised equivalent qualification such as IHCD Ambulance Technician or FutureQuals level 4 Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP)
- You have experience working in an emergency ambulance environment as an Ambulance Technician
- You can think outside the box - with the ability to use your initiative, you're able to proactively seek solutions to problems
On successful selection, the British Red Cross induction programme (1 week-paid) will start on 15th of April 2019.
Closing date for applications is (23:59), Sunday the 17th of February 2019, with interviews to follow.
A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we're looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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