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Newly Qualified Paramedic - Paddock Wood Operating Unit

Job Reference: 278-PWNQP-0220-LH

Employer:
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Newly Qualified Paramedic
Location:
Paddock Wood Operating Unit
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 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.


Newly Qualified Graduate Paramedic - Paddock Wood (UK Applicants only)

Hours:Full time 37.5 hours (shift pattern)

Do you want to make a difference? Do you have what it takes to help us face our challenges. We always strive to provide patient care and give 100% commitment.


We are recruiting for Newly Qualifying Graduate Paramedic (BTECH Level 4, DipHE, FdSc, BSc) to join us. If you wish to join a Trust with an ethos of excellent patient care and a commitment to supporting staff with their personal development, then we are the organisation for you.

Embarking on your vocation as a Paramedic is exciting. We want to support you through that transition and watch you grow within our Trust. We are looking for empathetic and committed individuals who are eligible to register with the HCPC and hold a BTECH Level 4, DipHE, FdSc or BSc award in Paramedic Science or Practice.

Applicants must have an excellent knowledge of pre-hospital, be methodical and systematic and demonstrate compassionate care in their daily interaction with patients.

Newly Qualified Paramedic applicants must also have the ability to deal with stressful and sensitive situations whilst being highly motivated and enthusiastic. You must also have a full EU driving licence with no more than three (3) points and hold a C1 category or are willing to gain this prior joining (an interest free loan will be made available for those who do not already hold this license and this will be paid back during an 18 month period).

Our vision is to become a world class provider of emergency and urgent health care services in the pre-hospital and out of hospital environments. To help us achieve this aim we aspire to be a patient centred, high performing, efficient and a clinically lead organisation that provides services that meet the needs of our patients and public today and tomorrow.

As a Trust we offer excellent career opportunities. You may aspire to become an Operational Team Leader, 111 Clinical Advisor or EOC Clinical Supervisor in our control centres. We also support other pathways within the Trust. You may decide further into your




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.

If you have previously applied for this role and was deemed not appointable at any stage of the recruitment process, you cannot normally apply for the same or similar role for a minimum of six months from the date of application. This is to allow time for the candidate to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

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.

Follow our recruitment on Twitter @SECambRecruit and check out our Facebook page - SECAmb Recruitment


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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