Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP)

Recruiter
BRITISH RED CROSS 11
Location
Paddock Wood, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
1236896290
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP)
Location: Paddock Wood, Redhill, Eastleigh
Full Time 36 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: During training starting salary will be GBP 18,508 pa, then post training will increase to GBP 21,314pa.

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 Associate Ambulance Practitioners to join our Ambulance Support team who support South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb).

You will work as part of a Red Cross Ambulance AAP to provide high quality care to patients, in partnership with the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) NHS Foundation Trust across the Trust area.

Reporting to the Service Delivery Manager, 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!

You will be responsible for the day to day operation and deployment of a Red Cross Emergency Ambulance working under contract for SECAmb. You will be to work as part of a two-person team responsible for providing safe and effective emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital care for people within the South of England, and if necessary further afield.

This role might be for you if...

You've got good general standard of education NVQ level 2 or equivalent

You have a Full B-Class Driving Licence, held for a minimum of 2 years with a maximum of 3 live penalty points

You can think outside the box - with the ability to use your initiative, you're able to proactively seek solutions to problems

You able to work shifts including unsociable hours, bank holidays evenings and weekends as required.

On successful selection, attendance on the British Red Cross induction programme will start on 28th October 2019.

Closing date for applications is (23:59), Sunday 8th September2019, with a selection day being held at Paddock Wood on Thursday 26th September 2019.

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 able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and 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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