Join Us as an Ambulance Care Assistant

in Surrey

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Are you looking to make more money and the chance to make a difference?

Be a driving force for good and become an Ambulance Care Assistant.

£120 - £140 per day (Equivalent to £30-36k per annum)
Employment Type
50 Hours per week / 10-hour shifts. Monday – Sunday on a flexible rotational shift and start times between 05:00 -14:00

The benefits to you

Making a difference: Driving is only one part of the job. At the core of everything is care, it’s important to understand this is a healthcare role and not just a driving job. You will be making a difference.

Variety and autonomy: No two patients are the same so your day will be varied. Supporting our client’s patients and making a difference to their lives provides a sense of fulfilment that few other jobs can deliver.

Earn more: Our client has work all over London and beyond, giving drivers high earning potential. Patient transport is in high demand, meaning there is always plenty of work.

Skills: You will be trained and will be investing in yourself with a comprehensive training course including nationally recognised qualifications.

Competitive rate of pay: from £120-140 per day

Self-employed work

Access to receive an industry card which enables access to numerous discounts.

Required Attributes and Skills

  • 2+ years of driving experience in the UK on a full driving license with no previous penalties for drink driving or insurance-related convictions (even if these are now spent). (Essential)
  • No more than 3 live penalty points on their current driving license. (Essential)
  • Experience from a patient-focused environment is desirable. (Desirable)
  • Ideally, good geographical knowledge of the London area. (Desirable)
  • Full UK Manual driving licence. (Essential)
  • Proven customer service experience or experience dealing with the public or significant experience in a similar role in a patient facing environment. (Desirable)
  • Bank account in the UK. (Essential)
  • A minimum of 2-year PTS experience is preferable but not essential.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Written and spoken English to an intermediate level.
  • Have the right to work in the UK – UNFORTUNATLEY WE DO NOT SPONSOR.

The Work

  • Working in a double crew, together with another Ambulance Care Assistant, to aid patients with various mobility classifications, transporting Patients to and from non-emergency medical appointments throughout the UK – these could be at NHS or private hospitals/clinics.
  • Ensuring that all patients are collected from their home/medical site and that they are taken to the correct ward and/or settled at home safely.
  • Being friendly and engaging with patients who may be nervous about appointments or live an isolated life.
  • Following COVID protocols and PPE regulations at all times.
  • Responsible for ensuring the comfort and safekeeping of all patients in your Ambulance. You will be expected to drive in accordance with the Highway Code and in a manner that is both safe and legal.
  • Responsible for the wellbeing of your patients from the moment a booking is sent to you, up to the point the patient is deposited at their destination.
  • Inspecting and completing daily vehicle and equipment check and vehicle wipe down after every patient.
  • Being dependable and on time. Helping patients with mobility where needed, including the use of a wheelchair to transport them.
  • To treat all patients with dignity and respect, providing a quality and dignified service to all patients
  • Reporting any safeguarding issues or incidents to the team.
  • Following all health and safety procedures.

About OnCue Transport

OnCue specialises in the provision of care-led, compliant, and scalable non-emergency patient transport services to ICB’s, NHS Trusts, and Ambulance providers.

Our Mission: Is to create value for our patients and partners by delivering an innovative and care driven patient transport solution.

Our Vision: To be recognized as a leader in our industry because of our innovation, and commitment to care for our patients, employees, and partners.

The OnCue Transport Self Employed Driver Companion position is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing business and make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

Application Process

OnCue works with a bespoke training & recruitment company called The BTR Hub, who are assisting us with the recruitment of our Ambulance Care Assistants.

The BTR Hub will contact potential applicants to select them for interview, and where applicable, provide applicants with suitable training to meet the criteria of our requirements.

The training provided is an investment in yourself, with courses providing nationally recognised qualifications and certificates which are transferable. Once trained by The BTR Hub, you will be a fully compliant PTS driver, qualified to work in a single or two-person crew.