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Early Intervention Vehicle Practitioner
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC14615
  • Published: Thu 01/10/2020, 12:24 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Full Time, Nights, Part Time, Weekends
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead , Hemel Hempstead Ambulance Station, Hertfordshire

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Early Intervention Vehicle Practitioner

Job Title: Early Intervention Vehicle Practitioner
Location: Hemel Hempstead Ambulance Station 
Salary Range: H9 £32,234 - £34,728pa (pro rata for part-time) + £6,000 relocation package, £1000 welcome payment & lease car* terms apply

H9 - £32,234 - £34,728 pa– 2 posts

Hours: Full time (37 hours per week) preferred however, hours negotiable up to 37 hours per week. 

7 Day Service, working 10.5 hour rolling shifts.

Monday – Friday   07:30 - 18:30

Saturday – Sunday 08:00- 15:30 or 11:00 – 18:15

Contract: 18-month fixed term contract, with the possibility of extending, secondments will be considered

Professions:  Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Physiotherapist and Nurse.

Job Duties:

Early Intervention Vehicle Service:

Hertfordshire Adult Social Care Services and the East of England Ambulance Services are looking for dynamic, forward thinking Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers and Nurses to launch an innovative new service for older people in West Hertfordshire.  This exciting development follows the successful introduction of the innovative Early Intervention Vehicle Service in East and North Hertfordshire. There are 2 H9 posts and the practitioners will be required to work alongside the ambulance crew. 

The Early Intervention Vehicle Service provides a 999 response to patients via dedicated ambulances in West Hertfordshire. The Early Intervention Vehicle Practitioners work in collaboration with Senior Paramedics / Emergency Care Practitioners to provide holistic assessments in emergency situations. The Early Intervention Vehicle Service takes positive risks and works creatively and flexibly to enable older people to remain in their own home following an acute episode. Professionals have immediate access to assistive equipment and are expected to work closely with local health and social care services to promote longer term recovery.

This role will suit those interested in working flexibly over a 3 - 4 day rolling week

It is well suited to assertive professionals, looking for a unique challenge, with sound crisis assessment skills and a passion for working with clients to optimise their wellbeing in their own home.

*This is a rolling advert and candidates will be contacted as and when they apply*

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Gillian Malcolm, Team Manager, Older Persons Adult Care Services 01442 453656 / 07812322905 or email

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

Additional Information

Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here

English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Diveristy: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role and a DVLA check will be required on appointment.

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Application Information

Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.