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Emergency Response

Lives are saved by assessing and treating people at the scene of an incident/medical emergency. This requires highly-trained professionals to carry out life-saving procedures and administering medication, sometimes under difficult and challenging conditions.

Emergency Care Assistant (ECA)

Emergency Care Assistant


Emergency Care Assistants (ECAs) support clinically qualified practitioners in the provision
of high quality and effective pre-hospital clinical care to the community responding, as
appropriate using emergency and
non-emergency driving skills, to a wide variety
of situations including medical emergencies, inter-hospital transfers and urgent hospital admissions. The ECA training programme includes moving and handling techniques, first aid, basic patient skills and safe driving techniques to include emergency ‘blue light’ response driving.

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Paramedic

Emergency Care Assistant


Paramedics are senior ambulance service healthcare professionals providing life-saving care and treatment to the most seriously ill and injured patients.  They are amongst the first people to arrive at the scene of emergency incidents and work closely with other emergency service colleagues.

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Patient Transport Service (PTS)

Our PTS ensures that eligible non-emergency patients are able to keep their hospital and clinic appointments by providing timely transportation and support between their home address and various care facilities.

PTS Ambulance Person

PTS Ambulance Person


PTS ambulance staff are responsible for the care and safe transportation of non-emergency patients to their appointments at hospitals, treatment centres, day units and other places
of care.

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PTS Driver

PTS Driver


PTS drivers are responsible for the timely transportation of patients from their home address to hospital or other treatment centre or care facility in a professional and caring manner. In addition, PTS drivers need to demonstrate competence in the moving and handling of patients and be proficient in the use of all mechanical equipment.

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PTS Apprentice

PTS Apprentice


PTS apprentices will actively study towards an NVQ Level 2 as part of a comprehensive training framework designed to equip you with the skills necessary to become a competent member of our team providing high quality care to our patients.

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Patient Contact Centres

Our employees are often the first point of contact for the public, healthcare professionals and other emergency services. They use the latest software and technology to support their delivery of a high quality service to all callers.

Senior Clinical Advisor (NHS 111)

Patient Contact

As an NHS 111 Senior Clinical Advisor you will work as part of the NHS 111 service delivery
team to ensure the delivery of a safe, effective
and efficient service both in terms of day to
day operational management and for future developments.
You will ensure that clinical performance and quality objectives are achieved through the implementation of robust policies and
procedures, effective risk management and key
performance indicators. You will contribute to
the overall delivery of an end to end service for
patients calling 111 in West Yorkshire and
Craven in conjunction with Local Care Direct
(LCD).

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Clinical Advisor (NHS 111)

Patient Contact

As a clinical advisor for the NHS 111 service you will be responsible for ensuring that the NHS 111 service is delivered safely, consistent and to an appropriate standard.
You will assess the health and clinical needs of patients, utilising your professional clinical judgement, supported by decision support software. This requires generalist and specialist skills to assess and deliver care to patients across all age groups in a call centre environment.
You will provide assessment, medication advice, and health information to patients calling 111, supporting them to access the appropriate level of care including advice to manage their symptoms at home.

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Call Handler (NHS 111)

Patient Contact

NHS 111 call handlers are the first point of contact for patients and patients’ relatives as
well as other callers. A patient's condition is assessed using the NHS Pathways
assessment tool, following which patients are provided with advice or directed to the most appropriate healthcare professional or service
to help them with their urgent care need.

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Telephone Advisor (EMERGENCY)

Telephone Advisor


Telephone advisors are responsible for being the first point of contact for callers to the 999 emergency operations centre.
They are trained to give advice and instruction to callers so that immediate care can be provided to patients until the ambulance crew arrives on scene.

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EOC Apprentice

EOC Apprentice


EOC Apprentices will actively study towards an NVQ Level 2 as a part of a comprehensive training framework that will enable apprentices to rotate through a number of core functions within our 999 call centre.

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