General Overview: To move patients in wheelchairs and on beds/trolleys between departments in accordance with correct manual handling and escort procedures. Assistance when requested in the physical transfer of patients in accordance with correct patient handling techniques. To ensure the safe delivery of pharmacy drugs to clinical areas. This will include tracking of and responsibility for controlled drugs. To drive Trust vehicles, including non- emergency ambulances and 3.5-tonne vans. To ensure all vehicles are cleaned and maintained, checking, and reporting all defects accordingly. To respond to all emergency calls including fire, cardiac arrest, major incident, assistance in dealing with difficult patients, and baby abduction. To undertake any other duties requires by the Supervisor and Manager for which adequate training has been given.
Skills: Computer Literate, including internet and email usage. Ability to relay factual and accurate information verbally and in writing, Accurate data input skill, Experience in working to deadlines, schedules, and prioritising workloads. Experience of working as part of a team. Must hold a current driving license.
Qualifications: Maths, English GSCE at Grade D or above
Average Salary: £18K-£19K
NHS Banding: 2
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The agreed starting point for any post is at the bottom of the pay scale with annual progression until the top of the pay scale is reached. Candidates should expect to start on the bottom of the pay scale for the role they are considering unless they have previous directly related NHS experience in a similar role.