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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/08/2019.

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Ambulance Support Team Member

Job Reference: 335-A-0011

Employer:
East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Department:
Ambulance Services
Location:
Goodwood, Leicester
Salary:
£17,652 - £19,020 pa

We are East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), an organisation focused on delivering a high standard of emergency and urgent care to our patients across the region.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) provides Emergency, Urgent and Non-Emergency pre-hospital care and transport across six counties (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and Northamptonshire).

The East Midlands has a lot to offer:

Excellent Location

Making a Difference

Action Packed Roles

Support and Belonging

If you haven’t heard back from us within eight weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. Any questions for our Recruitment team will only be picked up after shortlisting for this process has been carried out.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback at the shortlisting stage. If you are unsuccessful after shortlisting please refer back to the essential requirements or qualifications on the job description and check to see if you met the requirements, and detailed them clearly on your application form.


 

An exciting opportunity for an Ambulance Support Team Member based at Goodwood Ambulance Station Leicester. The post holder will carry out ambulance cleaning and preparation duties to set infection control standards and ensure that vehicles are ready to respond to emergencies. The post holder will also be required to drive ambulances and other Trust vehicles between bases as part of their normal duties.

The successful applicant needs to have 2 GCSE’s (Grade C or above) or equivalent/provide evidence, which shows an ability to apply knowledge in a structured way. A full driving licence (including Category C1 is essential) with no more than 3 points for SP30 is required. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with good hand eye coordination, work under pressure and meet deadlines. The successful candidate will have to be able to work as part of a team, but also on own initiative. Relevant previous work experience would be an advantage.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who will help us excel in the service and care given to patients.

 




East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. We actively encourage interest from across our diverse communities. Black and Minority Ethnic staff are currently under-represented within our workforce, and we welcome applications from within these communities.

We are keen to promote a positive work-life balance wherever possible and have introduced various policies and working practices to support this goal.

At EMAS we believe that our culture should be built upon our core values and that our behaviour should reflect these. Our values – respect, integrity, contribution, teamwork and competence - underpin everything we do – how we deliver our services and how we work with each other. We believe that it’s our people who make EMAS what it is.

Our Vision - Responding to patient needs in the right way, developing our organisation to become outstanding for patients and staff, and collaborating to improve wider healthcare.

Please note we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy if an internal member of staff on our redeployment register expresses an interest and is successful for this vacancy.

You may be required to complete a DBS clearance check if offered a position with EMAS. If you are not part of the update service, you will be liable for the payment and this will be deducted from your first months’ salary. The current cost of an enhanced DBS check is £47.



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