Emergency Care Assistant

  • Job Reference: PARA2809MS1
  • Date Posted: 25 October 2017
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £8.00 to £12.00
  • Sector: Paramedic > Emergency Care Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for experienced Emergency Care Assistants to register with us as we have a number of interested clients who are seeking temporary shifts cover.
Do you have a current Blue Light driving qualification? Are you FPOS-I or FREC Lv 3 - 4 trained?
Register with us today for a number of fantastic opportunities.

As an Emergency Care Assistant you will attend cases of accident and sudden illness and respond to urgent, special and planned patient transfer requests .You will use advanced driving skills under blue light and normal traffic conditions to respond to emergency and routine calls as required.

You will be required to assist a qualified clinician to support the provision of high quality and effective clinical, personal, social and holistic care to patients.

Would you be suited to this type of role?

The nature of this role often means the ECA will be assisting the qualified clinician in dealing with life and death situations. You need to be compassionate, caring and committed.

You need to enjoy helping people whilst understanding their needs and treating them with dignity and respect. You need to be enthusiastic, reliable, self-disciplined and flexible.

Able to work the shift patterns as required, including unsocial hours and weekends?
Able to stay calm in pressurised and emotional situations. Able to handle sensitive situations assertively and tactfully?
Are you able to deal with blood?

If you're looking to make the most of your life skills in a challenging but extremely rewarding environment and are willing to work shifts, this could be the ideal opportunity for you. You will need a full, clean driving licence, including C1 category.

Please note:
- Applicants MUST have a valid driving licence including C1 category and with no more than 3 points endorsed.
- Applicants MUST have a blue light driving qualification (IHCD D1/D2).
- Holding a FPOS-I or FREC Level 3/4 is advantageous.