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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2020.


Job Reference: 174-PARASY-060220

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
South Yorkshire, South Yorkshire
£30,401 to £37,267 per an

The Yorkshire Ambulance Service serves a population of over five million people across Yorkshire and the Humber. We employ more than 5,700 staff, who together with over 1,150 volunteers, enable us to provide a vital 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, emergency and healthcare service, ensuring that patients receive the right response to their care needs as quickly as possible, wherever they are.

One Team, Best Care is our Corporate Strategy which has been developed to identify our key priorities over the next five years. This has been influenced by local demands, national policy and an extensive consultation with our staff and stakeholders.

We want people to join us that can uphold and live our values every day:

  • Compassion
  • One Team
  • Innovation
  • Resilience
  • Empowerment
  • Integrity

YAS recognises the importance for all our employees to have a healthy work-life balance and we aim to attract and retain staff who are looking for flexible working. The Trust offers a wide range of flexible working options which contributes to delivering the best service to our patients whilst improving employee wellbeing. Some of the flexible working options include: Shift working, annualised hours, part-time working, job-sharing, working from home (dependant on the role) and more..

Other benefits we offer include,ongoing learning and development, Occupational Health and counselling services, an excellent pension scheme.

Please be advised, the salary range stated in advertisements is calculated on a pro rata basis if the vacancy is part time.

Please note, some details above may not apply for volunteer positions.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is currently seeking to fill a number of vacancies for HCPC registered Paramedics in the South Yorkshire area, and would welcome applications from both HCPC registered Paramedics and those due to qualify from an HCPC approved paramedic programme within the next six months.

We are looking for individuals who are committed to providing an excellent standard of pre-hospital care, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with a common-sense mature approach to problem-solving and the ability to work in pressurised situations.

As this is a driving role it is essential you have a full driving licence (with no more than 3 penalty points for a minor offence) and have the full C1 category on your licence.

At present we currently have vacancies in the South Yorkshire area. Within your application please indicate your preferred base(s) - please refer to the attached map which details the locations of our ambulance stations.

Newly qualified paramedics will be appointed to the band 5 pay scale (£24,214 to £30,112 per annum) and will be progressed to the band 6 pay scale upon completion of a two-year consolidated learning programme. For qualified paramedics, post-registration experience and qualification will determine the pay scale upon appointment.

If you are interested in working for a forward-thinking ambulance service which is committed to supporting the professional development of its staff and encouraging paramedic career progression then we would like to hear from you.

Please note, if you have previously applied in the last 6 months; need not apply.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Zoe Taylor on 01924 584004 or email


Our Diversity & Inclusion strategy “Embracing Diversity - Promoting Inclusivity” highlights Yorkshire Ambulance Service’s commitment to having a diverse and inclusive workforce reflecting the communities and patients we serve across Yorkshire. Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates from all sections of the diverse community and signals our commitment to embracing diversity and promoting inclusivity. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including an invitation to the first stage of the selection process and consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability under the “Disability Confident Scheme”.

Applicants are advised to read all the information in this advert and the supporting information BEFORE completing and submitting your application. As you complete your application please ensure you demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification. All communication regarding the selection process will be sent electronically to the email address that was provided at the time of the application

YAS is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults. If this post is subject to a DBS check you will be notified in your offer letter if you are successful and the check will be carried out in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). If successful, you will be charged for this check by salary deduction in the first month (not applicable for volunteer positions).

YAS operates a strict process regarding the advertising of vacancies, details of which may only be reproduced with the written permission of the person authorised by the Trust to place the advert. Any orders obtained via unsolicited routes (including individuals not so authorised) will not be paid and the circumstances will be reported to the Trust’s Local Counter Fraud Specialist.

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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