Patient Transport Service (PTS)

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The PTS Bank can offer an excellent introduction to embark on a challenging and rewarding career within the ambulance service.

Working bank shifts on an 'as and when required basis', our PTS staff are deployed as a fully trained ambulance care assistant required to care for the needs of various non-emergency, walking, wheelchair and stretcher patients whilst providing ambulance transportation to NHS hospital/treatment centres.

To work in PTS, you will need to have a caring disposition and will be passionate about patient care with good communication and people skills, preferably gained through experience of working with patients and/or in a customer care environment.

You will be expected to demonstrate a flexible, reliable and committed approach to work variable hours/shifts, including evenings and some weekend working.

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Pay and benefits

  • Competitive salaries in line with NHS Agenda for Change
  • 27 days holiday on joining (increasing with service)
  • Pension
  • Interest free travel loans
  • Free parking at most sites
  • Discounted car lease scheme for permanent employees, subject to satisfactory completion of probation period
  • Discounted computer lease scheme for permanent employees. subject to satisfactory completion of probation period
  • Access to Occupational Health and Counselling Support Services
  • Access to NHS and Red Guava Discounts offering a huge range of discounts and money saving deals
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Lift Share Scheme
  • NHS Cashback Blackcard
  • Discounted Car Valet

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