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Paramedic Newly Qualified

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Central Division
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Plus unsocial hours payments in line with section 2
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you a Newly Qualified Paramedic or not long out of University? We're offering tailored bespoke training plus a 3 week familiarisation course. We are also offering a relocation package of up to �4,000.

Please indicate on your application form which Division/Base Locations would be your preferred choice of work. Please see the attached Application Guidance Notes for the cluster/station list.

We're committed to developing staff and support post-registration education such as clinical decision making, minor injuries management, and research.

We invest in your future and encourage progression such as HART, Trauma, or Locality Manager and Advanced Paramedic; the opportunities are endless.

We need you to have a valid UK driving license with a C1 category & declare any penalty points.

The North East is an incredible location, we have: Low cost living and shorter commute times. House prices here are 37% less than the UK average.

Newcastle was awarded 'best city to bring up a family in the UK' and voted happiest city/best for quality of life and Lonely Planet described the North of the UK as \most exciting, beautiful, friendly region in England.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will work as part of an ambulance crew for the assessment, care, treatment and transportation of emergency, urgent and routine calls; providing advanced clinical interventions, including drug therapies at scene and may administer medication within PGD guidelines. Undertake emergency blue light driving and working in a variety of locations including; ambulance/rapid response vehicle, patients homes, primary care settings and accident and emergency care departments.

In addition the post-holder will work with colleagues to provide the highest quality of care out of hospital by competent practitioners.

Support the development of an integrated approach to patient care working with other primary and secondary care providers to maximise the number of patients treated locally and left at home.

About us

We employ 3,500 staff in 63 locations and serve a population of 2,600,000 in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, and Tees over 3230 square miles.

Many people think the job of the ambulance service is to collect patients and take them to hospital, but we do much more!

Paramedic skills have developed hugely in recent years, meaning we carry out more treatment at the scene and en-route to hospital.

We have a dedicated clinical assessment service that allows us to provide patients with the most appropriate care from the beginning of the patient journey.

We have a specialised branch of the Trust called HART which deal with explosions or terrorist attacks.

Ultimately patients are the heart of everything that we do to support our mission of \safe, effective and responsive care for all.

We value and respect the diversity employees bring to our workplace. We recruit a workforce that reflects the community we serve, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. To ensure we deliver on our aims in relation to diversity and inclusion we assess ourselves against a range of frameworks. We are ENEI Gold employer, Disability Confident Leader, Dyslexia Smart Award employer, Dementia Friendly, and part of Mind Blue Light programme and the Race at Work Charter from the Princes Responsible Business Network and are achieving across all objectives in NHS Equality Delivery System.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure you take a look at the job description attached for full details of duties and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Experience in dealing with a diverse range of people in a customer/patient environment. Up to date continuing professional development portfolio.



  • Able to meet the requirements of the Knowledge and Skills Framework for their role HCPC registered Paramedic or pending qualification and registration Possess a full current driving license, valid in the UK and essential for it to cover category C1 vehicles.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust


Central Division

Central Division


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