Emergency Care Assistant (Bank)

Closing Date: 31/07/2024
Contracts
Working Hours Flexible
Locations Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary TBC
Company CIPHER Medical

Job Description

We are seeking motivated, experienced individuals to join CIPHER Medical Consultancy Limited as an Emergency Care Assistant on a Bank basis. You will use your existing skills and experience on frontline ambulances alongside clinical colleagues.

Applicants need to have previous clinical experience as an ECA or equivalent role (e.g. Critical Care Assistant / Ambulance Support Worker).

As an independent provider of ambulance services, event medical cover, healthcare services and training, we recognise that our biggest asset is our people. We value those around us as we work together in the spirit of collaboration, teamwork and a drive for excellence.

We’re keen to hear from candidates with excellent communication skills, great teamwork abilities and a passion to deliver high quality patient care. You should be a highly motivated individual, able to work as part of a team and as an autonomous practitioner, with excellent interpersonal skills.

Main duties of the job

  • Recording baseline observations and communicate them to lead clinician.
  • Safe use of AED
  • Basic airway management, including insertion of OPAs
  • Assisting paramedic with managing advanced airway
  • Ensuring health, safety and welfare of patients and colleagues
  • Is aware of safeguarding issues and reporting procedures as per CIPHER Medical’s policies
  • Completing vehicle daily inspections
  • Appropriately using airwaves radios
  • Safely using immobilisation equipment

About us

CIPHER Medical aims to provide a safe and effective service which centres on patient care. This will be supported by a holistic organisational approach in which exceptional clinical standards and improved patient care form the corner stone of our ethos. We aim to excel above standards and believe in improving care by involving patients, staff and management in decisions.

Our People benefit from;

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Uniform provided for PAYE staff
  • A positive and friendly working environment
  • Opportunities to work shifts on Events

Current pay rates – PAYE:

  • Day shift (M-F) = £14 per hour
  • Nights (M-F)/weekend days = £17 per hour
  • Weekend nights = £18 per hour

* Self employed = 10% should be added to the above rates of pay and submitted to your invoice.

Benefits:

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

 

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Recording baseline observations and communicate them to lead clinician.
  • Safe use of AED
  • Basic airway management including insertion of OPAs
  • Assisting paramedic with managing advanced airway
  • Ensuring health, safety and welfare of patients and colleagues
  • Is aware of safeguarding issues and reporting procedures as per CIPHER Medicals policies
  • Completing vehicle daily inspections
  • Appropriately using airwaves radios
  • Safely using immobilisation equipment
  • Ensure the prompt, legible and accurate completion of all patient and incident records, providing a full and accurate record of decision making in accordance with the Caldicott principles, current legislation and regulatory framework.
  • Ensure the sharing of information is always done in compliance with information governance procedures.
  • Driving relevant vehicle types operated by CIPHER Medical, that you are trained in.
  • Carrying out equipment inspections.
  • In line with the CIPHER Medicals policy maintain appropriate standards of cleanliness of vehicles, equipment and station, completing documentation as required.
  • Complete statutory and mandatory training and undertake CPD
  • At all times exhibit standards of personal and professional conduct and performance

 

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Urgent & Non-urgent Care Apprenticeship or FREC 4
  • Full UK manual driving licence
  • Blue light driving qualification (e.g. CERAD)

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working as an ECA or equivalent (e.g. Critical Care Assistant / Ambulance Support Worker), with a Paramedic in a frontline setting.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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