DESIblitz Job: Night Ambulance Crew

Night Ambulance Crew

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Closing date: 22-03-2024

Night Ambulance Crew £26,929 per annum (£11.77 per hour) plus shift premium and benefits  Full Time Nights: 44 hours per week, 4-on 4-off shifts working 8pm-8am Sunday to Saturday Reading, Berkshire, RG30 1EA
  You’ll need a full manual UK driver’s licence for this job
  You can apply for this job on your mobile in a few simple steps – no CV needed.
  We’re looking for people to join the Co-op Funeralcare team as night ambulance crew. You don’t need experience to do this job, just a genuine desire to help people at the time they need it most. To help you learn the skills you need to help support families in our care, we’ll support you with training along the way. We’ll also offer you a competitive salary, an excellent pension, and discounts on a range of Co-op products and services.
  As a part of a specialist night ambulance service, you’ll carry out the collection and transportation of the deceased coming into our care during night hours.

This allows us to have a 24-7 operation, supporting our clients whatever time they need us. You’ll be working on a regular shift pattern, with shifts starting at 8pm and ending at 8am. 
  What you’ll do
  • collect the deceased during the night from a range of locations and scenarios, in a professional, empathetic and dignified manner  • carry out support activities whilst at the funeral home, including the care and preparation of the deceased  • work closely with the wider team to make sure there’s a clear hand-over for daytime colleagues  • update and maintain records, on both written and digital platforms, in line with processes and regulation  • report into the care logistics manager, carrying out any requests as instructed
  This role would suit people who have
  • the flexibility to work night shifts  • a full UK manual driving licence  • the ability to act promptly but in a measured and considered way • the ability take instructions and follow them to the letter, with a high attention to detail • a calm approach in sometimes distressing situations and the ability to think on your feet • the ability to carry out duties involving manual lifting 
  Why Co-op? 
  You’ll get a fantastic benefits package including: 
  • 30% off Co-op branded products in our food stores all year-round  • 10% off other brands in our food stores all year-round (doubles to 20% on the Friday and Saturday after payday)  • discounts on other Co-op products and services  • 23 days holidays (pro rata, rising with service)   • a pension with up to 10% employer contributions  • access to our Employee Assistance Programme which offers confidential advice and support on anything you’re struggling with, 24 hours a day • access to virtual GP and free eye tests • endless career development opportunities including apprenticeships • friendly, supportive team and the knowledge that you make a huge difference to your community • access to Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it  • YuLife – an app that rewards your for exercising with discounts and vouchers for all kinds of brands
  At Co-op, we’re proud to do things a different way. As one of the world’s largest co-operatives, owned by millions of members, community is at the heart of what we do. Since our Co-op was founded in 1844, we’ve had a clear social purpose, and everything we do as a business helps to build a fairer world for our members, customers, colleagues, and communities
  Building an inclusive work environment 
  We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone.

We want to build inclusive work environments, where our colleagues have equal opportunities to reach their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.  
  If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs. We're also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we'll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job. 
  We'll ask whether you’d like to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme when you apply.  
  If we invite you to take part in the recruitment process for any of our jobs, we’ll ask you if you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate. 
  You can find out more about our recruitment process at (url removed)/apply-process.  
  You can find out more about the Disability Confident scheme and all our commitments to diversity and inclusion at (url removed)/diversity-inclusion-and-wellbeing. 
  As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test. 
  If you’re successful in your application, we’ll perform some background checks as part of our pre-employment screening process.

These will include a DBS (disclosure and barring service) and adverse media checks, and an occupational health questionnaire (to ensure you are fit to perform the role). We’ll also check your social media activity on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  
  Any offer of employment made will be conditional upon the completion of pre-employment screening checks. 

Please Note
At DESIblitz Jobs we strongly believe in helping our candidates find the right job and that everyone should have the same opportunities to find meaningful work. Our ethos is to promote diversity in the workplace. As one of our candidates your background or ethnicity shouldn't have any impact on your ability to apply for this job.

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Posted 2 months ago