TRAINEE EMERGENCY AMBULANCE CREW, vacancies across London Salary whilst training:
£17,930 or £18,570 dependent upon training location rising up to £27,901 inclusive after training*
(*Post training salary quoted is based on Inner London Weighting and a shift pattern post training of 25 % unsocial hours). Please note some of our training venues/ ambulance stations are based in Outer London sites and some of the rotas worked may attract less than 25 % unsocial hours).
Are you looking for a rewarding and exciting role within the UKs busiest ambulance service?
Our staff respond and provide excellent care for more than one-and-a-half million patients every year. Working for us is an experience like no other.
In return you will be working with very established and experienced team. You will receive hands on experience across the spectrum in the service, protected training and continued professional development through individual learning accounts.
We will also provide you with detailed induction which is tailored to your role.
Whilst you do not need a medical background for this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to work with people from all walks of life, handle stressful situations, be flexible in your approach and have basic computer skills. You will have experience of dealing with and communicating effectively with members of the public; be self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
You will commence with us as a trainee Emergency Ambulance Crew for 23 weeks. On successful completion of your training, you will be promoted to a full time Emergency Ambulance Crew position delivering emergency and urgent care to patients and members of the public.
After training, you will be posted to any of the LAS site across London and will work independently as part of an Emergency Ambulance Crew or working alongside and supporting an HCPC registered Paramedic, or another qualified crew member in the provision of high quality effective clinical care.
The job description and person specification in the application pack identify the key requirements of the role, these include:
- A current manual driving licence, valid in the UK, with a maximum of three penalty points Minimum of one year driving experience You are a Current C1 Licence holder OR
- You will need the provisional C1 category on your licence along with completion of the C1 Theory test before we can appoint you. We can provide an interest free loan for successful applicants towards their C1 practical training.
C1 category licence if not already achieved, must be obtained within three months of successful interview
Short-listed applicants must successfully complete all relevant assessments, in order to progress to interview. Driving and lifting assessments will also be part of this selection process.
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We positively welcome diversity and want to be a truly inclusive place to work. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic people from all backgrounds who care about making a difference