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Non Emergency Patient Transport Driver/Care Assistant
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/168758
  • Published: Wed 13/10/2021, 17:36 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 17:37 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £15,000 - £19,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Across the County of Central Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

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Non Emergency Patient Transport Driver/Care Assistant

Team: Non-Emergency Patient Transport (NEPT)

Job Family: Providing CBG4
Salary: £18,562 - £18,933 per annum pro rata
Hours: 37 hours per week

Base Location: Thorn Turn Depot or Sandy Depot

Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 8th August 2021


More about the role:

If you’re discreet and professional with a caring attitude, then we would like to hear from you. Find your greatness by joining our Non-Emergency Patient Transport Team (NEPT) as one of our Ambulance driver/ Care Assistants. You’ll support non-emergency patients by providing first class, safe care during their transportation between hospital/clinic appointments and their home. You’ll also provide the same quality of care when transporting SEND children to and from schools. 


Please note that you may be required to work shifts including weekends and/or early morning and/or evenings. You will be based at either the Sandy Depot or at Thorn Turn, Houghton Regis and will be required to cover various locations across Central Bedfordshire.


There are multiple positions to fill.


Being able to remain calm under pressure is key, as is being willing to undertake training to broaden your knowledge of medical and mental health conditions.  A flexible, adaptable approach is required as every day will be different. 


You’ll be able to read, write and speak the English language and be able to understand and follow policies and procedures supplied to you.  A comprehensive training package is provided along with all the benefits of working for Central Bedfordshire Council, which includes a Local Government Pension Scheme and 24 paid days annual leave plus public holidays.


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Driver - Care Assistant Recruitment Pack


If you would like more details or think you would be suitable for this role and would like to join our NEPT family please contact: The NEPT Co-Ordinator Lee Rose at or call 0300 300 5667

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at  



Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.