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<!--> BRITISH RED CROSS Ambulance Care Assistant - Casual (x12 positions) Location: Glasgow Contract type: Casual Hours: As and when required Salary: £9.60 per hour (Plus 10% hourly pay increase if working 10pm - 6am) We have 12 exciting opportunities, for enthusiastic, and caring individuals to join our team in Glasgow on a casual basis, to support our Patient Transport Service. You don't need to have experience - we're looking for people with the desire to join our team and make a real difference to the lives of people in crisis. You will work as part of a team responsible for providing safe and effective patient transport for people in Glasgow and if necessary, further afield. The role involves driving, or assisting as part of a crew, patients with different requirements based on their mobility classification. You will play an important role in conveying patients in a safe, comfortable, and sympathetic manner, observing road and driving conditions at all times. Our services are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we apply the same standards to our service delivery across the whole of the UK. Our fleet and equipment are comparable with those deployed by NHS services. We're a close-knit team united by one goal - to save lives. What to expect Ambulance Care Assistants tend to work shifts of 9-12 hours duration. We would be particularly interested in applicants who are able to work weekends and nightshifts, hours include 6pm - 6am. We offer shifts in advance and try to give you as much notice as possible so you can integrate your shifts into your life and commitments (family, study etc). Full training will be provided. We anticipate successful candidates beginning training in November 2022. The training will be delivered through a mix of online self-service, face-to-face (in Hillington) and Zoom modules over several different days (so you will require a suitable device with an internet connection). All training attendance is paid.Please Note: In person training will take place during various weekends in November. It is mandatory to attend these face-to-face sessions. What you'll bring to the roleYour warm, caring nature and positive attitude will bring comfort to patients. You'll be sensitive when working with vulnerable people and have no trouble going the extra mile to make them feel comfortable, safe and cared for. Your previous experience, as well as understanding and awareness of the differing physical needs of our service users and a genuine interest in their well-being; and your desire to help people in your local community.Your enthusiasm and willingness to take on whatever challenges this role presents.This role might be for you if you have:A full driving licence which allows you to operate a manual transmission vehicle (please note that, due to vehicle insurance policy requirements, applicants must have held their licence for a minimum of two full years)Are Qualified to GCSE level in Maths and English (or equivalent)You can bring your strong customer service or patient caring skills to the British Red CrossFlexible - comfortable working shifts including unsocial hours, bank holidays, evenings and weekends as required Closing date for applications is (23:59) Sunday 2nd October 2022.Interviews are expected to take place on week beginning 10th October 2022. They will be held face to face (in Hillington) and will include an element of driving assessment. Please note that early application is encouraged, as we'll be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close this vacancy in advance of the published closing date. If you have any questions about the role please feel free to email , quoting reference number #6160 Need help completing your application or supporting statement? Please read our useful "Candidate Application Guidance" document in the "Additional Information" link. A little bit more about us The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website. The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738). Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linkedin - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. Connecting human kindness with human crisis-->

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