Emergency Medical Technician
About the Role
As an Emergency Medical Technician, you will provide a high level of care, compassion and professionalism while responding to emergency and non-emergency situations. You will be responsible for assessing, transporting and attending to patients whilst ensuring that they receive high-quality care.
You will ensure that you take all relevant information from the patient, carers or others at the scene, to ensure the best possible care for the patient including being vigilant to ensure that you are aware of the patient’s social and environmental condition, this includes reporting to healthcare professionals, hospitals or others as required whilst ensuring patient confidentiality is maintained.
When working with more junior team members, you will act as the senior team member and maintain clinical responsibility for the Ambulance, patients and crew.
You will also be responsible for driving ambulances in a safe and controlled way.
You must have a minimum of two years driving experience, and hold a full UK driving licence with a maximum of six penalty points.
You will be working with patients who could be vulnerable or experiencing trauma, so you must be compassionate and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, as well as being able to work as part of a team.
Due to the nature of this role, if successful, you will be subject to enhanced DBS checks.
St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity.
Every year, 400,000 people learn how to save a life through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of young people.
We provide first aid in the community, keep people safe at events, and work alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.
We are a constantly evolving team of over 2000 employees and 18,000 volunteers, together we’re united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, first aid training and campaigning, to ensure that no one suffers from the lack of first aiders.
We believe that every team member is key to our success whether they work in Ambulance Operations, Marketing, Training or HR and our values of Humanity, Excellence, Accountability, Responsiveness and Teamwork are embedded in everything we do.
Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.
You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and action access to confidential assistance programme.
Closing Date: 19 October 2018
Interview Date: to be confirmed
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