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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/03/2021.

Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services Person RESERVE POOL

Job Reference: 217-VN266-20-21

Employer:
West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
217 PTS Regional
Location:
See advert
Salary:
£18,005 to £19,337 pa

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from BME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. The Trust has achieved the status of a Disability Confident Leader and guarantees to invite to assessment applicants who meet the criteria for the job vacancy. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.

The Trust is proud to support our Armed Forces community and have signed up to the Step Into Health initiative. We welcome applications from Armed Forces Veterans and Service leavers.


Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services Person

**RESERVE POOL**

 

Salary: Band 2 £18,005 - £19,337 gross per annum plus any unsocial hours enhancements relevant to the post as per the NHS Terms & Conditions 2018

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Bases: Frankley, B45 0LD

Gravelly, B24 8HZ

Coventry, CV2 5DB

Dudley, DY5 1LX

Wolverhampton, WV2 2LQ

City / Sandwell, B70 7TP

 

*** Our PTS Contract covers several locations within the region. As part of the application submission you will be asked to select the location or locations that you wish to be considered for. ***

West Midlands Ambulance Service is looking to build up a reserve pool for its Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services Team in order to cover any future vacancies which may arise over the next 12 months.

The main purpose of this role is to safely transport patients with varying mobilities to and from treatment centres or other venues as directed. The role includes manual handling, driving a variety of vehicle including cars and ambulances and mostly importantly ensuring that our patients receive an excellent level of service; are well looked after and assisted whilst they are in our care.

Some contracts require a C1 category licence. Please check the Person Specification.

Applicants must have a good standard of education including a minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above or be willing to undertake a level 2 qualification whilst in post within the first 12 months of employment as well as a full UK driving licence showing no more than 3 penalty points.

This position involves a regulated activity which will require an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. The disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children, adults or both

Where a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is required for the post, applicants are required to cover the cost of the check. The cost (£45 for an enhanced check) is payable to our online provider at the time that the DBS application is submitted.

West Midlands Ambulance Service positively welcomes diversity and aims to be a truly inclusive place to work. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic people from all backgrounds that care about making a difference.

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident Leader status and we therefore guarantee to invite to assessments all applicants with a disability who meet the standards required for a job vacancy. If you wish to discuss and adjustments that you may need for the role of the assessment process prior to your application then please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment team


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PLEASE READ THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT ENTITLED INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS.

 

Closing date for return of applications: Thursday 25thMarch 2021

 

Please note: Only fully completed application forms will be accepted




Where a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is required for the post, applicants are required to cover the cost of the check. The cost (£45 for an enhanced check or £28 for a standard or basic check) is payable to our online provider at the time that the DBS application is submitted.

Applicants with convictions should familiarise themselves with the new DBS filtering rules which came into effect in November 2020 prior to completing their application. More information can be found on the Nacro website.

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