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Event Paramedic

Job Reference: 195-19-103-LSS

South Central Ambulance Service
Resilience and Specialist Operations
£28,050 to £36,644 pa

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is one of the country’s top performing Ambulance Trusts and we are looking for someone to work across our area to provide medical cover at a variety of events such as sporting events, music concerts and large community events.

This is your opportunity to work in some of the most vibrant areas of the UK from the south coast, to the bustling multi-cultural towns and cities, alongside a range of other medical providers and partner agencies.

Working for SCAS Events you will be on the frontline responding at a diverse range venues and locations making a real difference to those people who really need us most.

If you are a highly motivated, passionate and caring professional then we need you to become part of a clinically lead and patient focused team, delivering clinical excellence by improving clinical outcomes, ensuring patient safety and providing a positive patient experience.

You must have a record of continuous professional development and the determination to provide the highest standards of care to the public that we serve, ensuring that all patients have the right care, at the right time in the right place.

Candidates will require a recommendation and reference from their line manager.

Applicants for this position will be required to undergo a selection process which will involve a formal interview. External applicants (not currently employed by SCAS) will also need to undertake a driving assessment.

Note: you will need to meet the essential criteria as a minimum in order for your application to be shortlisted. You must also have completed your Consolidation of Learning portfolio and have demonstrable experience of working as a Paramedic.

We are looking for a candidate who is flexible and willing to work at a range of events across the SCAS area. When not involved in event duties the successful candidate will be expected to support the Resilience and Specialist Operations team or undertake operational shifts on occasions.

The successful candidate will be required to work on duel crewed and solo crewed units (Ambulances and/or Cars), or at static sites within events.

Please see the job description and person specification for further details.

We actively support applications from members of the BME community.

Communications regarding your application will be sent via NHS Jobs to your inbox. Please ensure that you are able to access your inbox on a regularly to check for e-mails relating to your application otherwise this may delay the process (and we don’t want that!)

Please provide e-mail addresses/contact details for your referees so we can contact them easily.

We do require at least three years’ worth of references (with no gaps) from at least two different referees. We require references from all employers within this time-frame, if you do not provide sufficient information in the referencing section of your application form, we will take this information from the Employment History section of your form and will go directly to previous employers via their HR departments. We will only contact your referees after we have offered you a job.

The benefits bits…

The starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum (based on full time hours) plus bank holidays.

All employees are automatically enrolled in NEST or the NHS Pension scheme.

We operate a comprehensive set of policies.

We also operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience.

We work in partnership with our trade unions.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy (formerly known as Whistleblowing). We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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