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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/04/2020.

Bank Experienced Paramedic - WEST

Job Reference: 278-BPARA-CVD-LH

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Make Ready Centre/Dispatch Desk Areas, Trust Wide
£30,401 to £37,267 pa pro

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has a vision to ‘support our staff to provide a caring, high quality and efficient urgent and emergency care service to our communities’.

Our 3,500 staff provide services to 4.7m people across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and North East Hampshire. We handle over 1 million calls to 999 and 1 million calls to NHS 111 every year.

STAFF BANK EXPERIENCED PARAMEDIC – Band 6 – Covid19 extra vacancies

If you are an experienced and committed paramedic who is looking for a flexible approach to how you work, then why not join our STAFF BANK?.

To be successful as a SECAmb Bank Paramedic you will need to have an excellent approach to delivering pre-hospital and compassionate patient care, with two years post HCPC registration experience. If you have one of the following qualifications; BTECH Level 4, BSc, DipHE, FdSc, we’d love to hear from you.

We proudly achieved an overall GOOD CQC with Outstanding for our 999 and Caring elements in our recent inspection.

Our paramedic teams in Kent, Sussex and Surrey are committed to providing our Trust objective to deliver a first-class pre-hospital emergency and urgent health care service to ensure our patients get the right level of care, first time and, where appropriate, avoid an unnecessary hospital visit. Being a SECAmb Bank paramedic is very rewarding, but at times your shifts will be very busy and you will work under pressure, so please be prepared for this.

Secamb are currently working through how to return to practice staff who have left employment either through choice or retirement, and at this time also welcome other experienced clinicians to apply to support the TRUST via a bank agreement.

Please be advised that we are currently recruiting in the following areas


Worthing and Tangmere

Gatwick and Redhill





The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity of all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, The Trust aspires to reflect the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantees an interview to candidates with disability who meet the essential criteria specified. We particularly encourage applications from black, Asian, ethnic minority, and disabled applicants and those from other under-represented groups.

When completing the application please use your passport name and please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

If you have previously applied for this role and was deemed not appointable at any stage of the recruitment process, you cannot normally apply for the same or similar role for a minimum of six months from the date of application. This is to allow time for the candidate to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format off line, please contact stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

When completing the reference section, please include details to cover the last 3 years history.

Due to the high volume of applications at SECAmb, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion.

Please note that we contact all applicants via NHS Jobs and would advise you check your NHS Jobs account regularly.

Please be aware that the trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applicants are received.

Follow our recruitment on Twitter @SECambRecruit and check out our Facebook page - SECAmb Recruitment

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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