East of England Ambulance Service calls for volunteers to help during the COVID-19 crisis

By Eric White

East of Essex England Ambulance

DUE to the unprecedented demands caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) wants to recruit 1,000 temporary workers and volunteers urgently.

EEAST are looking for people with:

  • Medical experience as a paramedic, nurse, healthcare support worker or even recent first-aid training to work in a variety of clinical and clinical support roles
  • C1 driving licences who would be interested in driving patient transport vehicles or moving vehicles between sites (band 2 or 3).
  • Five GCSEs at grades A-C to work as call handlers/dispatchers (band 3).
  • A willingness to fulfil other support roles such as ambulance cleaning, general cleaning, and administration (bands 2-4).

Roles are available across the region immediately and all training will be provided.

For paid work, please email RapidBank.Recruitment@eastamb.nhs.uk outlining the type of role you’re interested in and relevant experience and qualifications.

For volunteer roles, please fill in the form found at the following link: https://www.eastamb.nhs.uk/contact-us/covid-19-volunteer-form.htm

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