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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/04/2021.


Job Reference: 202-A-21-14099

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Gloucester South Fire Station
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Paramedic to join the County Management Team at Gloucester South Fire Station Station.

The successful candidate will support the Deputy County Commander (DCC) and Operations Officers (OO) in day to day management of Gloucestershire with particular responsibilities for the administrative arrangements of the station. An allocation of admin hours will be provided allowing some dedicated time to carry out station duties.

They will assist the DCC and OO in ensuring that operational personnel carry out their duties in accordance with Trust policy, service instructions and to the standards of conduct and performance.

They will promote and establish a healthy and safe working environment, ensuring health and safety policies are complied with particularly those relating to accident reporting and investigation procedures. Ensure health and safety checks are actioned in line with agreed recommendations and timescales and ensure that appropriate standards of cleanliness of vehicles and equipment are maintained, as agreed with the DCC.

The successful candidate will assist the DCC and OO with the setting up and maintenance of local systems and controls.

Please note that this role is ring-fenced to Internal Paramedics only.

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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