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Join our team of frontline clinicians

We are the most clinically advanced Trust in the UK. Our paramedics treat more patients on site without the need to attend an Emergency Department than any other UK Ambulance service. Scroll down to find out more.

Career Progression

Opportunities to progress, and enjoy continuous professional development. We have varied career pathways available.
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Annual Leave

Equivalent of 27 days per year plus general and public holidays, rising to 29 days after 5 years service and 33 days after 10 years service!

Pay & Rewards

Pay enhancements for out of hours, shift, bank holiday and overtime working

Induction

We have embraced a Trust wide approach to preceptorship, designed to support, develop and guide our people through the early stages of their chosen career.
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NHS Pension scheme

Generous Employer Contributions and a Death in service benefit. Tax free employee contributions
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Award Winning Staying Well Service

Enhanced mentoring and wellbeing support package.
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Newly Qualified Paramedic

Summary

Responds to emergency and urgent calls, delivery high quality and effective pre-hospital care and transportation. Carry out assessment, care and treatment of patients.

Career progression

The NQP Programme is over a maximum period of 24 months, evidencing achievements and elements in the consolidation of learning programme you will then progress to Qualified Paramedic.

Salary

Band 5 - £28,407 pa plus unsocial enhancements

Location

Trustwide

Qualities

  • Critical Thinking
  • Compassion and Empathy
  • Communication Skills

Qualifications

  • Undertaking Paramedic Science Degree
  • UK Driving Licence
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Qualified Paramedic

Summary

Responds to emergency and urgent calls, delivery high quality and effective pre-hospital care and transportation. Carry out assessment, care and treatment of patients.

Career progression

Opportunities for Lead Paramedic, Operations Officers, Operations Managers. HART, Specialist Practitioner, Research and various other roles.

Salary

Band 6 - £35,392 pa plus unsocial enhancements

Location

Trustwide

Qualities

  • Critical Thinking
  • Compassion and Empathy
  • Communication Skills

Qualifications

  • HCPC Registere
  • Driving Licence including C1 category
  • Emergency Response Driving
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HART Paramedic

Summary

As a HART Paramedic you will respond to a variety of adverse and protracted incidents. You will deliver paramedic interventions through one of ten HART capability areas:

  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat
  • )Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and explosives (CBRNe) environment
  • Marauding Terrorist Attack (MTA)Safe Working at Height (SWaH)
  • Confined spaces
  • Unstable terrain
  • Water operations
  • Support to Security Operations (SSO)
  • High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCID)
  • All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV).


As well as these core operational capabilities HART Paramedics have enhanced clinical skills.

Career progression

Progress within the management levels in the HART Team

Salary

Band 6 - £35,392 pa plus unsocial enhancements

Location

Bristol or Exeter

Qualities

  • Critical ThinkingC
  • ompassion and Empathy
  • Communication Skills

Qualifications

  • HCPC Registered with post qualification operational experience
  • UK Driving Licence
  • Emergency Response Driving

Trainee Specialist Practitioners

Summary

Trainee position that will prepare the candidate to become responsible for the assessment (including remote triage based at Local Clinical Cells/Clinical Hubs) care, treatment and transportation of patients as an operational practitioner, working in a variety of locations such as ambulances, response vehicles, patients’ homes, Local Clinical Cells/Clinical Hubs, primary care settings, minor injury units and accident and emergency departments.

Career progression

Salary

Band 6 - £35,392 pa plus unsocial enhancements

Location

Trustwide

Qualities

  • Critical Thinking
  • Compassion and Empathy
  • Communication Skills
  • Qualified Specialist Practitioner

Qualifications

  • Registered Clinician
  • Significant post qualification operational experience
  • Emergency Response Driving

Working for us in the South West

Join us and work in this fabulous region of the country, where we have over 700 miles of stunning coastline, a number of historic towns, beautiful beaches and ancient monuments which draws in people across the UK and world.   Their is lots to see and do whilst working in this ideallic area of the country. The South West attracts a population of over 23 million visitors each year.

Ambulance stations

Workshops

EOC

Trust HQ

HART

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Be part of something extraordinary

Join our exceptional team and make a difference. Explore rewarding career opportunities and embark on a fulfilling journey with us today.