"At Epsom and St Helier Hospitals, above all we value respect. We put respect at the heart of all we do, by living up to our shared behaviours of kindness, professionalism, positivity and teamwork. This enables us to provide great patient care and make ESTH a great place to work. When you sign up to work with us, you sign up to this and we welcome applicants who share our values." Do you enjoy helping people and have a caring nature?
We are actively recruiting for ambulance care assistant (ACA) to take patients to and from their hospital appointments in and around Epsom, St Helier and Surrey Downs outreaching as far as Croydon, West Byfleet, Crawley and Farnham A range of shifts are available from full time/part time/Saturdays and bank only working.
This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable, frail people, conveying to and from hospital to enable them to attend both pre booked appointments and on the day transfers. The role involves driving, working on your own or assisting as part of a crew. You will be helping patients with different requirements based on their mobility classification and will be required to undertake some lifting and handling duties.
We are looking for warm, welcoming and friendly people who can reassure our patients and provide a high level of professional transport service. Basic literacy and numeracy are required.
Ensuring patient safety and comfort is a top priority so you will need to use excellent driving skills. You must have a full current UK driving license (manual) with no more than 3 points and have held your licence for 2 years or more.
A uniform and extensive training will be provided, including first aid at work and manual handling.
The department provides a service between 5am and 1am the following day, covering 6 days a week. Full time hours are 42.5 hours per week (various shifts available including out of hours shifts (evenings, weekends & bank holidays). Flexible working opportunities are welcome, and will be given serious consideration.
Salary £9.81 per hour or £21,740 per annum (based on 42.5 hours per week).
Please note this is not
on NHS Terms and Conditions.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Patient Transport Services Manager
Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust Apply