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Ambulance Care Assistant (ACA)

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What is an ACA?

An ACA Is part of the non-emergency ambulance service. You will work alongside other ACA's to safely transport routine patients between hospitals or home.

You will complete an initial 3 week training course which is held at our national academy in Staffordshire (WS11 0JF). The training course consists of 1 week advanced driving and 2 weeks clinical. All of our courses are accredited with FutureQuals.

If you are new to the industry your training will form part of an official apprenticeship lasting 12 months.

Experienced ACA's will still need to complete our training unless you already hold the relevant FutureQuals qualifications.

What we offer:

Key benefits to working with Rapid Response.

  • Excellent rates of pay and career security. 

  • Full Sick pay scheme

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Progression Routes to Emergency Provision (Paramedic)

  • Take Holiday when you want it not pre-rota'd

  • 4on 4off Rota System (or similar)

  • Always work on new modern vehicles and kit

  • Excellent employee support and assistance program

What we require from you:

Rapid Response is a very well respected and modern organisation who pays the best, in return we expect the best people and as such have a rigorous assessment and onboarding process.

You will need:

  • Commitment to attend residential training in Staffordshire

  • Full UK Driving Licence with no more than 6 points (no c1 needed)

  • Meet usual NHS compliance requirements.

All applicants who pass the application stage will be expected to attend a one day assessment day which includes a face to face interview, fitness test & group activities.

Find our more about our application process in our guide to recruitment document.