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Emergency Medical Technician (Qualified)

Job Reference: 247-A&EXEMT1812

Employer:
East of England Ambulance Service Trust
Department:
A&E Operations
Location:
EEAS Trust Wide
Salary:
£20,150 - £ 23,363 per annum

On an ordinary day … an extraordinary service.

The East of England Ambulance Trust covers six counties - Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk and provides a range of services, but is best known for the 999 emergency services. Rated outstanding for caring by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), our dedicated and skilled staff work 365 days a year, 24 hours a day to make sure patients receive the best possible care.
Our services are tailored to meet the needs of each community’s differing medical and environmental needs aligned to our vision to provide an innovative, responsive, excellent service which is always community focused and patient driven. We offer our staff a wide range of benefits and learning and development opportunities.

The Trust employs around 4,000 staff and 1,500 volunteers to deal with some 912,474 calls every year. In addition the Trust handles more than one million non-emergency patient journeys to and from routine hospital appointments.

East of England Ambulance Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records for eligible roles and vetting checks. Safer recruitment practice aims to minimise the risk of appointing someone unsuitable to a post where they will be in contact with children, young people and vulnerable adults and could cause them harm.


We are recruiting energetic, passionate, and caring Qualified Emergency Medical Technicians to work for our organisation and to help us deliver the best care possible to a diverse range of patients.

East of England Ambulance Trust is looking for professional clinicians to join us in order to continue to deliver outstanding compassionate care. We know how challenging both the ambulance environment is, and being a clinician working remotely can be, but importantly rewarding. We use the national clinical practice guidelines, local guidelines and our clinical app to support your practice along with access to a clinical advice line. Our clinicians are trusted to give the care they assess and consider are appropriate to meet their needs.

We need our staff, like you, to be part of improving care to patients through individual practice and through delivering our clinical strategies like our end of life, or improving cardiac arrest survival. We have a dedicated quality improvement team and a new strategy to help good ideas be explored, developed and implemented. We have a great success in safeguarding our most vulnerable patients, with over 4,000 referrals per month. The Trust is extremely research active and encourages individuals to be involved in research to improve patient care. We have active engagement with our commissioners to explore new ways of working and pathways of care. This includes opening up referral pathways and rotational opportunities for staff in other roles or organisations.

We will Trust you to be the best clinician you can, and make appropriate decisions in the best interests of the patients and communities you serve.

The most important part, above all, is for you to be part of this.

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate experience in dealing with people in challenging circumstances, as well as a range of interpersonal skills and aptitudes and must show an understanding of Trust values / The 6 C’s.

In return for your commitment and energy, we offer a full induction programme, Continuing Professional Development, NHS benefits, and the opportunity to work in a highly dedicated and team-oriented environment across the east of England.

Salary range is £20,150 - 23,363 per annum

All positions are subject to driving skills and clinical skills assessments.

Assessment date: 14th January (subject to change)

If you would like to request an informal discussion about the role please contact the Recruitment team on 01234 243 200.




IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought via their Human Resources Department and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and email address of the Human Resources Department and indicate your current/previous line manager and their departmental details.

All appointments will be subject to currently having a clean disciplinary record.

Please be advised that a No Smoking Policy is in operation throughout the Trust.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme - Under the Trust's commitment 'Positive about Disabled People', if you consider yourself as having a disability and you meet the minimum selection criteria for any post, you will get an automatic interview. By minimum selection criteria we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates the essential requirements as set out in the person specification and advertisement for a post.

We aim to represent and value the diversity of our local communities through our workforce and service provision. We therefore positively encourage applications, regardless of age, race, religion & belief, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity or disability.

If you have a disability and wish to send in an alternative format of the application form please contact the Recruitment Team on 01234 243200

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy before the advertised closing date if a large number of applications are received. If you would like to apply for this position then please keep this information in mind when preparing your submission.

PLEASE NOTE - If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your "junk" mail regularly as these e-mail providers will divert any communication from this Trust / NHS Jobs straight in to your "junk" inbox.


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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