St John Ambulance and Rescue Service is recruiting more Emergency Ambulance Crew to work in Alderney.
Emergency Ambulance Crew respond to both emergency and non-emergency calls, providing high quality, professional and compassionate care for patients. Working as part of a team, ambulance crew attend, assess and start pre-hospital emergency treatment for a wide range of patients, in accordance with current clinical procedures, within the scope of practice for the role.
This is a full-time paid role and St John Ambulance and Rescue Service will provide training towards a recognised qualification in Emergency Care and offer opportunities for new team members to work alongside experienced ambulance crews to develop practical skills, information and knowledge.
This role is not a 9 to 5 job as ambulance crews work on a shift basis including weekends and bank holidays. Successful applicants will also be required to work shifts in Guernsey to maintain clinical competence. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels are essential skills and applicants should also have a minimum of 12 months driving experience, hold a full driving licence, and a C1 or D1 licence, or be willing to work towards gaining the C1 licence.
Working as part of a team, ensuring the safe transfer of patients, undertaking risk assessments and accuracy in record keeping and documentation are other key skills and responsibilities for this role.
Full details, a job description and application form are available at stjohn.gg. The closing day for applications in Friday 8th September.
St John Ambulance and Rescue Service was commissioned by the States of Alderney as the new provider of the ambulance service in Alderney and took over responsibility for the service in April this year.
St John is also in the process of recruiting volunteer Community First Responders who will be trained and equipped to provide emergency care for patients in the minutes before the ambulance arrives.