Patient Transfer Officer - Permanent - Ashburton

Location: Ashburton
Job Type: Part-time
Specialisation: Healthcare & Medical, Trades & Services

Our Ashburton Team is looking for a Patient Transfer Officer to join us on a part time basis!

Patient Transport Officers are responsible for the provision of safe, timely, comfortable transport of patients to and from various locations throughout the area whilst being on hand to provide medical support when needed.

The role of Patient Transport Officer is hugely diverse, interfacing with a wide variety of people on a daily basis. They are empathetic, compassionate people who have a genuine interest in the wellbeing of others. Able to work autonomously and/or as part of a dynamic team, they are passionate about patient care.

Sound like you? Then you will need the following:

  • A current First Responder certificate or higher
  • A full class '1' NZ drivers licence, held for a minimum of 12 months with an excellent driving record and skills
  • An Advanced or Defensive Driving Certificate completed within the last 3 years would be desirable
  • Have maintained your volunteer commitment throughout your journey with St John to date
  • An excellent knowledge of the local area
  • Physical fitness
  • Commitment to St John's core values - Do the right thing, Side by side, Straight up, Make it better, Open minds

This position is part time working 38 hours per week as follows: 

Thursday, Friday - 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday - 10:00 - 18:00
Every alternate Wednesday - 08:00 - 20:00 

This is a busy and people focussed role requiring an adaptable and flexible attitude to work.

Please note: all appointments are subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, drug testing, physical assessment and health check.

Queries may be directed to Ian Rex, Territory Manager on 0800 STJOHN. 

To apply - click the "Apply Now" button below to submit your application, CV and covering letter today!

Applications close:  Friday, 26th of April.  

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.

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