Refusing to ignore people in crisis.
‘The Red Cross is proud to have a balanced and neutral workforce. As part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world we are bound by seven fundamental principles including impartiality, neutrality and independence. We are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience’.
Relief Ambulance Support Drivers/Escorts
Belfast & Derry/Londonderry
£7.55 per hour
This is a great opportunity to join our expanding Ambulance Support (AS) Team and use your use your excellent driving and people skills to help make a real difference to lives of people in crisis. The AS Team provides a range of services from patient transport to non-urgent ambulance support.
Your primary interest must be in providing high quality care which respects and protects the dignity of the patient. You will ensure that all patients are safely assisted to their destinations following their stay in hospital. People are at the heart of our services and we are committed to provide safe working practices and providing the best outcomes for patients and service users
You will have a reasonable level of physical fitness required so that the driver/escort can assist patients with mobility problems, push wheelchairs up ramps and use moving and handling equipment including (as part of a team) a carry chair to carry/move patients, MIDAS would be an advantage but training will be given. It is essential that you hold a C/C1 Drivers Licence. You will be a minimum of 21 years old or older and have held your licence for at least 2 years due to insurance purposes. Shift patterns including weekend work will be essential to this post along with possible night shifts.
If you are a positive, passionate person with an enthusiastic and flexible approach and believe that you have the ability to contribute to this service we would love to hear from you.
As the post holder will be carrying out regulated work with protected adults they will be required to have an ACCESS NI check.
Shortlisting & interviewing will be ongoing as and when applications are received.
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Friday 11 November 2016.