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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/11/2021.

Ambulance Care Assistant

Job Reference: 020-ACS071-1121

Employer:
Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Department:
Ambulance Care Assistant 2
Location:
Across South Wales, Across South Wales
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Therefore, please ensure you check your email account regularly

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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#RemarkablePeople

Band 3 Ambulance Care Assistant 2

It's been an exciting time at Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust as we continue our journey of "Being our Best", and our mission to provide world-class patient care.

Due to internal moves and career progression opportunities within the Trust, we are now looking to recruit new Ambulance Care Assistant 2. As this is no ordinary role, we will be looking for extraordinary people to join one of our 5 week training programmes.

Vacancies available across South Wales.

The Role

Ambulance Care Assistant 2 are often seen as entry level opportunities, with many Staff progressing into Emergency Medical Technician or even Paramedic roles. You will already have a real passion for patient care, together with excellent communication and people skills. You will also be a committed team player and relish a job where no two days are the same. Please see the enclosed job description and person specification for further information.

In return, we are keen to support your development and career ambitions with access to high quality training, dedicated time to undertake CPD opportunities and an annual Personal Development Review to ensure that you too can be your best.

The Application Process

In order to progress your application, please include why you are keen to join us as an Ambulance Care Assistant 2, together with details about your experience and skills for the role.

Please note that applicants must hold a full C1 driving license, with a maximum of 3 penalty points and no previous convictions for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in order to progress to the driving assessment.

Please note that if you are short listed for the role, you will be invited to attend a driving assessment.

If successful, you will then be invited to attend a formal interview.

Dates to be aware of:

Driving Assessments

27/11/2021

Interviews

W/C 29/11/2021

Training Courses

14/02/2022

 

The Trust recognises the need for its workforce to represent the diversity of the population it serves across the whole of Wales, and seeks to create an environment where diversity is celebrated and inclusivity matters. We are also keen to break down any barriers into the Trust, and would encourage applications from under-represented groups, including those from BME communities and disability groups.

We look forward to receiving your application form and hope to be supporting you with your career in the Welsh Ambulance Service in the near future.

Join our #RemarkablePeople at #TeamWAST and be remarkable too.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Charlotte Bosher

Recruitment Manager

charlotte.bosher@wales.nhs.uk

WAST.Recruitment@wales.nhs.uk




The Trust actively seeks to recruit and appoint people currently under represented in the workforce. This includes women, people with disabilities, LGBT, and those from minority ethnic groups. All staff are encouraged and supported to learn Welsh. Please be sure to provide full contact details for all referees, including email addresses where possible. Failure to do so may result in significant delays in your application.

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK. If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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