Emergency Care Assistant

Expiring today

Recruiter
RESOLUTE RECRUITMENT TO RECRUITMENT LTD
Location
North West London
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
15 Nov 2019
Ref
1331187124
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for the role of an Emergency Care Assistant based in St. John's Wood, North West London. This role is an immediate starts with flexible hours as these services run continuously.

Your day-to-day duties could include:

* Using advanced driving skills to respond to medical emergencies

* Transferring patients to and from ambulances, using suitable equipment and manual handling skills

* Helping ambulance paramedics deal with urgent hospital admissions

* Completing handover reports and recording all patient information

* Making sure your vehicle is roadworthy, properly kitted out and cleaned after every call

When responding to an emergency, you'll have little warning of the exact circumstances. For example, you might:

* Carry out basic scene safety checks by assessing the risk to yourself and others

* Contact the emergency control centre to request extra support

* Carry out basic diagnostic procedures under the direct supervision of a paramedic

* Support the delivery of first aid and minor emergency treatments

* Monitor and treat patients until they are transferred to hospital

You'll also work closely with emergency services, relevant authorities and health and social care professionals.

You'll need:

* emotional resilience and physical stamina

* communication skills

* excellent listening skills and powers of observation

* the ability to remain calm under pressure

Salary: £25,500

Location: St. John's Wood

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