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PTS Apprenticeship Mentor

Job Reference: 195-21-238-LJB

South Central Ambulance Service
195 17 C Driving and Non-clinical Education
Newbury, Berkshire
£25,655 to £31,5345 pa

Do you enjoy working in a small dynamic team?

Do you have a real passion for facilitation and mentorship?


If so, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic PTS Mentor & Skils Educator. You will join the PTS Education Team at Newbury Education Centre and also work and be based within the SCAS Hampshire operational setting.

The successful candidate will enhance the educational and operational Apprenticeship Emergency Care Assistant (ECA) programme. You will provide team leadership and mentorship to apprentice ECA’s in the non-emergency operational setting as well as support with the facilitation of non-clinical education courses and programmes from the classroom to simulated enhanced learning technologies.

The PTS Mentor & Skills Educator role will provide local team management and mentorship to trust-wide Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) apprentice ECAs through professional development, accountability and supporting on-the-job learning. The successful candidate will have good sound knowledge and understanding of the role of an Ambulance Care Assistant with prior exposure or experience of the Patient Transport Service operational setting.

The post offers an exciting opportunity and career development for someone who demonstrates enthusiasm , team leadership and dedication. Together with the drive to maintain the high standards and the advancement and evolution of current and future education practices. The successful applicant will hold a valued place in the Education Team.

If you have a passion for learning and can demonstrate leadership and mentorship skills, whilst providing outstanding education and patient care, we would welcome your application. If you believe that this is the role for you or would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Jacqui West at – PTS Education Team Manager or Jim Parkhill at - Education Facilitator


Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

The government has announced that from 1 April 2022, all frontline NHS staff, health and social care workers, and volunteers working in England who have face-to-face contact with service users, will need to provide evidence that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are medically exempt.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets). Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve. Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview.

As well as standard NHS benefits like generous holiday entitlement and an excellent pension scheme, we offer lots of extras for our staff. You can find out more information here –

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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