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Experienced Paramedic

Job Reference: 278-PARA-0819-KM

Employer:
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Emergency Care
Location:
Trust Wide
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

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.


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.

Ambulance Paramedic (with great development opportunities)

Kent, Sussex, Surrey

Have you got over two years’ post HCPC registration experience as a qualified Paramedic?

Do you want to develop your skills, or become a practice educator, paramedic practitioner or a critical care paramedic in the next five years?

If you are an experienced and committed paramedic with an excellent approach to delivering pre-hospital and compassionate patient care, with two years post HCPC registration experience with one of the following qualifications; BTECH Level 4, BSc, DipHE, FdSc, or have achieved your IHCD Paramedic Award, we’d love to hear from you.

 

As a band 6 paramedic with the trust, we offer accredited and non accredited mentorship qualifications and refreshers and you will join a team of staff influencing, developing and shaping future paramedics

 

 

Join our practice educators work to develop and build the skills of our newly qualified and student paramedics. To ensure you can do this, we’ll pay for and help you obtain your PED 2 qualification and give you the support you need to become an effective practice educator.

 

If you would like to become a Paramedic Practitioner or Critical Care Paramedic, SECAmb have for the next five years, committed to train 100 staff as Paramedic Practitioners (20 per year) and 25 staff as Critical Care Paramedics (5 per year).

 

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 unecessary hospital visit. Being a SECAmb paramedic is very rewarding, but at times you will be very busy and work under pressure, so please be prepared for this.

 

If you like the sound of these opportunities, please tell us in your supporting info which location you’d like to work in and where you think you’d like your development to be.

Please note that we also provide application forms in large print or other formats. Please contact recruitment@secamb.nhs.uk to request

 




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.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format off line, please contact recruitment@secamb.nhs.uk 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.

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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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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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