Induction training will be provided by the Scottish Ambulance Service when you start. Additional training may cover the following:
- moving and handling
- first aid
- using automated defibrillators
- patient care
- patient care for priority groups, such as cancer, cardiology, mental health and renal patients
- advanced safe driving
- health and safety
- Equality and diversity
- driving other vehicles in the fleet
In the role, you’ll be expected to produce and maintain personal a development portfolio and comply with Continuous Personal Development (CPD) guidelines within the NHSScotland Personal Development Planning & Review (PDPR) process and the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF).
This role could lead to a job as a team leader or supervisor, for example, a Patient Transport Services Controller. With experience and training, Ambulance Care Assistants can progress to an accident and emergency role. Therefore, you could go on to apply to train as an Ambulance Technician.