Patient Transport Staff / Ambulance Care assistant (NHS)

Job Title: Patient Transport Staff / Ambulance Care assistant (NHS)
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: South East London
Salary: £11.35 to £19.00
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PTS/012022
Contact Name: Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2022 12:39

Job Description

Medicnow works with a variety of public and private sector healthcare clients and roles for Patient Transport Staff / Ambulance Care assistant have been requested by NHS Trusts in the South East of England and Central London areas.


Our client is a private ambulance provider and they have numerous shifts: day and night shifts . This role is suitable for those with previous Patient Transport / Ambulance Care experience who have a fantastic bedside manner and technical knowledge of the role.

The role will require you to do the following:

  • Transporting patients to and from hospital appointments (will include covid Patients)
  • Moving and lifting patients
  • Being friendly and engaging with patients who may be nervous about appointments, or live an isolated life
  • Keeping accurate record of journey times
  • Follow COVID protocols and PPE regulations at all times
  • Cleaning down the vehicle and equipment after every patient transfer

It is essential you have:

  • FREC 3 / First Aid at work certificate
  • Moving and handling certificate
  • Medical gasses training such as oxygen therapy
  • Able to meet stringent pre-employment checks including, satisfactory references, enhanced DBS checks
  • Provide proof of your covid vaccination status – This is a requirement to enable PTS staff to enter such establishments as nursing homes

What we offer as a company:

  • Excellent hourly rate of pay on a weekly basis.
  • An experienced clinical lead on hand for support.
  • Free yearly training.
  • Excellent referral scheme.
  • Easily accessible online rotas to suit your availability.