Ambulance Care Assistant

Ambulance Care Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Ambulance Care Assistant to join our team.


  • Completing all necessary vehicle and journey documentation;
  • Collecting patients and ensuring that the home environment is adequately secured after the departure of the patient and upon their return;
  • Ensure the vehicle and associated equipment is in a safe and clean condition at all times, reporting any defects to the appropriate manager;
  • Be able to assist patients in walking, pushing them in a wheelchair and lifting them in and out of a vehicle/home;
  • Report facts concerning accidents or incidents to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials;
  • Administering basic first aid and oxygen as required during the course of work;
  • Earn and maintain appropriate certifications and medical certificates,
  • Assist, move and handle patients, who may be ambulatory or wheelchair bound, using appropriate equipment;
  • Assist patients when entering and leaving their homes and take all reasonable actions to ensure the safety and security of their property;
  • Work as either a driver or attendant in a single person or 2- person ambulance crew;
  • Minimise and deal with aggressive and abusive behaviour to reduce risks to safety and ensure patient welfare.


  • Duties will involve lifting and moving patients;
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to express empathy;
  • Ability to work to deadlines, at times under considerable pressure, without compromising standards of performance, calm under pressure;
  • Full driving license held for a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 6 endorsement points;
  • Physically able to lift patients with the use of a carry chair.