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Paramedic

Employer: Port of Felixstowe 

  

The Role
We are recruiting a suitably qualified paramedic (Fixed Shift) for our Emergency Response Unit. Reporting to the on shift Emergency Response Unit Watch Manager and working as part of a team, the role will be responsible for delivering an effective emergency response to medical, fire and other emergencies on the Port, ensuring that the Emergency Medical Care and First Aid policies and procedures and other Emergency response unit procedures are adhered to at all times. The successful candidate will also help to ensure   that the Company’s appliances and equipment are maintained and available at all times. They will need to undertake suitable training and drills as directed by the Watch Commander. 

Key Requirements

  • Attend all emergency incident calls in an operational capacity, as directed by the Watch Commander and when necessary, take charge of such incidents until relieved by a senior person 
  • Remain compliant with applicable standing orders and instructions within the Emergency Response Unit relating to daily station routines, at all times, without direct supervision 
  • Carry out inspections, examinations and maintenance of all first aid and other equipment as directed and to work in conjunction with staff of the Occupational Health Centre in the provision of such equipment
  • Take an active role in the delivery of the Company’s Clinical Governance committee.
  • Undertake training and drills to ensure operational readiness

For full details, please refer to  JD0155 v8 

What we're looking for?

 

Suitable applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be registered with the HCPC as a Paramedic with no restrictions on practice ie clear registration with no fitness to practice concerns or hearings
  • Be a minimum of 2 years post registration. For those recently graduated, have completed the Newly Qualified Paramedic Portfolio, including progression onto NHS Pay Band 6
  • Have a clean Group C1 driving licence
  • You must be prepared to attend and pass the Fire and Rescue Service Approved to Ride and Breathing Apparatus Training
  • You must be comfortable and capable at working at height as part of a rescue team

It would be an advantage to:

  • Have a clean LGV Group C licence entitlement
  • Be a current, competent Local Authority Firefighter
  • Current or very recent (left no more than 12 months ago) HART experience
The successful applicant will be on a fixed rota, covering 42 hours per week every week on a 24/7 basis, working 12 hour day and night shifts. 

Hutchison Ports is committed to creating and developing an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants and encourage discussion about flexible working opportunities. We offer a supportive, community environment and have recently been awarded Chartered status by Women In Maritime. We have our own Women’s Network, offer leadership, mentoring and role specific training.

Click here to apply via the Port-al. The selection process may involve a competency based interview and psychometric assessment
 

Hotel Medics 

Employer: Polaris Medical Services

Location: Heathrow and various locations nationwide
Hours:
06:00 to 18:00 and 18:00 to 06:00
Pay Rate:
£22.50 - £25.00 per hour
 

Overview
Your role is to ensure that professional clinical assistance is readily available to quarantined hotel guests in the event of an accident or emergency and provide day to day primary care and assistance to those with minor illnesses.

Essential Criteria
Paramedic
Technician or recognised equivalent 
Emergency Care Assistants (FREC4)

Benefits of working with Polaris

  •  Easy transition to Polaris due to payment on the 28th of every month. New staff are not required to work a month in lieu.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Career progression
  • Internal academy courses and discounts for existing staff
  • TRIM welfare support

To apply please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/career-development-with-polaris-medical/ or call 01753630388.
 
To find out more about the services we provide please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/
 
Film & Media credits: https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/clients/

 

 

Paramedics  

Employer: Polaris Medical Services
Location: Fareham, Slough, Hoddesdon and Central London
Salary: £22.50 - £28.75 per hour 

Trusts: SCAS, EEAST & LAS
Location: Daily commencement from Fareham, Slough and Hoddesdon bases and will be required to travel to various locations including central London
Hours: Engagements will be offered on a four on, four off and “ad hoc” basis.


Overview
We are looking for experienced paramedics who will provide care for our patients from clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation.
You will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making, expert care including assessment and diagnostic skills and will demonstrate critical thinking in the decision-making process as part of a collaborative team to meet the needs of the patient.

Essential Criteria
HCPC Registered Paramedic

Benefits of working with Polaris 

  • Easy transition to Polaris due to payment on the 28th of every month. New staff are not required to work a month in lieu.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Career progression
  • Internal academy courses and discounts for existing staff
  • TRIM welfare support

To apply please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/career-development-with-polaris-medical/ or call 01753630388.
 
To find out more about the services we provide please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/

 
 

Film and Event Cover 

Employer: Polaris Medical Services

Location: All areas of London and South East of England
Hours:
Varied but flexible 
Competitive rates of pay

 

Overview
Polaris Medical Services is an independent ambulance service provider with over 25 years’ extensive experience in the TV, Film, Advertising and Sports industry and due to an increase in demand, we are now recruiting medics on an ad hoc basis to work across London and the South East. 
As a Film & Event medic, your role is to ensure that professional clinical assistance is readily available to our clients on film sets and sporting events in the event of an accident or emergency.  Part of your duty will be provide day to day primary care and assistance to those with minor illnesses.

Essential Criteria
Must hold a minimum of a FREC4 Qualification, Blue Light Certification and valid DBS

Desirable Criteria
Paramedics / FREC 5 / IHCD Technicians / Knowledge and understanding of the Film & Event industry would be an advantage

Benefits of working with Polaris

  •  Easy transition to Polaris due to payment on the 28th of every month. New staff are not required to work a month in lieu.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Career progression
  • Internal academy courses and discounts for existing staff
  • TRIM welfare support

To apply please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/career-development-with-polaris-medical/ or call 01753630388.
 
To find out more about the services we provide please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/
 
Film & Media credits: https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/clients/

 

 

Paramedic

Employer: Gibraltar Health Authority


(For commencement at the earliest possible opportunity) 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a developing Paramedic Team in the Gibraltar Ambulance Service.  We wish to recruit highly motivated individuals who can function well under pressure and be responsible for the delivery of high quality care in the critical, urgent and non-emergency settings, respond to calls as part of a crew with an ACA or Technician, or from a Paramedic Response Vehicle. 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age and hold a clean B Class driving licence. Due to the scope of practice, applicants for this role must hold a valid and in date Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration and a CPD portfolio will need to be evidenced. If you do not already hold a recognised emergency driving response qualification, you will be required to undertake and successfully pass the Gibraltar Ambulance Service Blue Light driving course in order to take up the post.

The applicant will also be required to successfully pass the Gibraltar Ambulance Service Physical Competency Assessment.

This appointment will be on contract terms for a maximum period of 11 months and may be renewed conditional on satisfactory completion of the term of service and the circumstances prevailing within the department at the time.

The position is full time and carries the following salary scale: - £34,257.00; £35,634.00; £37,029.00.  

Application Packs may be obtained from the Public Service Support Unit, Suite 7.3.3 Europort, Europort Road, Gibraltar, Tel: +350 20075567 or via email: benjamin.trinidad@gibraltar.gov.gi 

Closing date: - Friday 9th July 2021

 


 

Newly Qualified Paramedics

Employer: Polaris Medical Services 


Location:
Various
Trusts:
SCAS, EEAST & LAS
Location:
Daily commencement from Slough, Watford, Hoddesdon, Reading and Fareham  bases. Must be prepared to travel to various locations including central London
Hours:
Engagements will be offered on a four on, four off and “ad hoc” basis.
Pay Rate:
£22.50 - £28.75 per hour 

 

Overview
As an NQP you will be required to carry out paramedic duties as part of an operational crew, working within scope of practice and adhering to protocols, procedures, SOPs and clinical guidelines whilst operating within Trust clinical policies.

Essential Criteria
HCPC Registered Paramedic
Able to complete the NQP consolidation of learning portfolio applicable to the role.

Benefits of working with Polaris

  •  Easy transition to Polaris due to payment on the 28th of every month. New staff are not required to work a month in lieu.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Career progression
  • Internal academy courses and discounts for existing staff
  • TRIM welfare support

To apply please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/career-development-with-polaris-medical/ or call 01753630388.
 
To find out more about the services we provide please visit https://www.polarismedical.co.uk/