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Urgent Care Service (UCS)

Urgent Care Service (UCS)
The Urgent Care Service (UCS) is a non-emergency crew that is trained and equipped to care for and transport urgent and non-urgent patients who require basic care e.g. giving pain relief during their journey to hospital.

To work within the HDS you will need to:

  • Be mature
  • Be caring and understanding
  • Be honest
  • Have good organisational skills
  • A willingness to work shifts



The start of the training programme will include:

  • 4 weeks patient care training, which includes training such as moving and handling
  • 1 week driver training
  • Three week blue light drivers course


Further information:

NHS Careers Information 

Career Roles in the Ambulance Service

NHS Jobs