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Recruitment

Elite Medical and Ambulance Services Limited (Elite) is a specialist patient transport business offering bespoke services to meet specific transport needs across health and social care sectors.
At Elite we embrace the responsibility and challenges of providing a high-quality non-emergency patient transport service. We put people first so that we can offer patients the care that they need and deserve. It is these values that ensure everyone at Elite understands the important role they play in caring for our patients and that they receive the highest quality of care available.

Current Vacancies

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Part-time hours: 15-38 per week

Salary: On application

COVID-19 considerations:
Full training given in to the use of full PPE required for the position

Location: Hellingly, East Sussex (could be required to travel to other areas)

Job Description:
Elite Medical & Ambulance Services are seeking enthusiastic people with a caring disposition to join our team based at Hellingly, East Sussex. We transport patients to and from hospital safely, comfortably and on time. Our staff are highly trained, and our vehicles are clean and well equipped to maintain or improve quality of life whilst patients are in our care. As a Team Leader, the successful applicant will ensure the effective, efficient, and safe day-to-day resource of operations and managing the operational staff (ACA’s).

Your duties as a Team Leader would include:

  • Lead, motivate and monitor staff in order to develop and improve their skills, so that customer expectations are continually met or exceeded.
  • To liaise with Clinical staff to understand patient’s special needs and mobility to ensure their safe transport ensuring the patients dignity and respect is maintained.
  • Ensure the contracted service is delivered on a timely basis to the required standard in line with policies and procedures.
  • Available to transport patients should staff shortages occur
  • Liaise with work providers as required, ensuring that contractual issues are resolved & co-operation is achieved.
  • Provide support and advice to Ambulance Crews (ACA’s)
    Assist in the planning of the shift rosters, ensuring relevant cover throughout the year
  • On call duties, 1 in every 3 weeks currently.
  • Undertake regular checks to ensure cleaning requirement/rota’s are achieved
  • Ensure vehicle and equipment checks are completed as required
  • Deal with staff matters which arise as first point of contact
  • Follow all appropriate safety procedures and report any potential hazards or possible misuse of the service to the Operations Manager
  • Carry out any other duties relevant to the role as directed by your Ops Manager/Directors
  • The post holder must not divulge any confidential information to an unauthorised person that they may access during their employment

Ideal candidates:

  • Full driving license required with no more than 3 points
    Experience with PTS work
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team with strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and the application of a common-sense approach
  • Duties could involve lifting and moving patients
    Computer literate with an experience of Excel and the ability to pick up new systems
  • A caring attitude towards patients and outgoing friendly manger, able to show empathy
  • Demonstrate high level of commitment to the provision of an efficient and effective service
  • Ability to work to deadlines, at times under considerable pressure, without compromising standards of performance, calm under pressure and be and professional at all times

What we can offer:

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
    Uniform provided
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics)
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers

Other benefits include:

  • Free on-site parking
    Discounts on high street shops, online retailers, travel and insurance companies
    Employee Assistance Programme
    Company pension scheme with employer contributions
    Discounted rates in our adjoining garage
    Holiday pay at 28 days full time (including Bank Holidays), pro-rata for part time workers
    Holiday accrual based on length of service. 1 additional day added per full year of service (up to a max of 5 extra days)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Part-time hours: 15-38 per week

Salary: £9.50-£11.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Full training given in to the use of full PPE required for the position

Job Description:
We are currently recruiting for Ambulance Care Assistants (ACA’s) to join our experienced team. You will be responsible for transfer of non-emergency patients to and from health care settings, including hospitals and care homes for pre-arranged appointments.

Your duties as an ACA would include:

  • Transporting patients safely, comfortably and in good time for their appointments
  • Carrying out routine care of ambulance equipment and daily vehicle checks
  • Keeping accurate records of journeys
  • Reporting of any incidents/safeguarding to a Team Leader
  • Adhere to all policies and procedure training for your specific job role

‎Shifts are scheduled over 7 days with 05:30am being the earliest start time through to 00:00 as the latest finish time. Shifts are between 8, 10 and 12 hours long. The shifts will vary from week to week with different start times, finish times, days and crew members.

*Please note that you will need to be able to make your own way into work and home based on differing shift times, so ideal candidate would need personal transport*

Ideal candidates:
This is a dynamic job role that would suit anyone keen to help others and who are focussed on providing excellent patient care. You will also need to show the following:

  • Good communicator, keen to listen and respond to patients needs as well as liaising with your crew member
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Honest with a high level of integrity
  • To be able to use own initiative and solve problems but also be a strong team player

What we can offer:

  • Full training given for the ACA position
  • Regular overtime available as well as the chance to attend numerous events as part of our events medical team providing first aid cover (once Frec trained)
  • Uniform provided including footwear
  • Unsociable rates
  • Enhanced rates for ECC/HDU journeys
  • DBS paid for and submitted by the company (part-time & full time)

Other benefits include:

  • Free on-site parking
    Discounts on high street shops, online retailers, travel and insurance companies
    Employee Assistance Programme
    Company pension scheme with employer contributions
    Discounted rates in our adjoining garage
    Holiday pay at 28 days full time (including Bank Holidays), pro-rata for part time workers
    Holiday accrual based on length of service. 1 additional day added per full year of service (up to a max of 5 extra days)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Telephone interviews will be arranged initially. We will be reviewing previous applications.

Please forward your CV to recruitment@elitemedical.uk