Driver/Care Assistant

About the Role

As a Day Centre Driver & Carer, you will drive St John Ambulance vehicles to provide transportation and assist with care for day centre users ensuring you provide a safe, happy and stimulating environment for clients in a daycare setting. You will work with clients from a wide range of background, some of which may be elderly, physically disabled, have early dementia and/or be socially disadvantaged.

As part of your role, you will ensure clients are transported safely to and from the centre, drive & care for clients on trips away from the Centre and assist with the care of clients as required, including assisting clients with mobility problems and participation in activities with clients e.g. Baking, crafts, quizzes, outside visits, 

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

As this is a driving role, you must possess a full driving licence with category B and D1, with a minimum 3 years full driving licence experience. 

Ideally, you will have experience in a driving and care role, however, you must be passionate about providing a high level of care, as many of the people you will be assisting will be elderly, physically disabled, have early dementia and/or be socially disadvantaged. 

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive;

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - Access to financial, health and wellbeing guidance and support.
  • Discounts - Blue Light, NHS Discounts and SJA discounts including discounts on mobile phone, gym membership, cinema, restaurants, holidays and shopping-including your weekly food shop.

Interview Date: 02/12/2019

Application Review Date: 22/11/2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please click here

 

 

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Job Information

Job Role
Community

Location
Shiremoor

Salary Description
Casual rates of pay

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