Community Paramedic

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Paramedic to work in our community hospital at home team. This is an exciting new opportunity to work within our MDT team visiting patients in their own home, giving hospital level care in their home environment.

We provide hospital at home care in the community, working alongside our GPs, therapists, Nursing staff and specialist teams.This post is working within Hertfordshire Community Trust, in Upper Lea Valley Locality.

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a maximum payment of �2,011 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

You must hold a full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes - including business insurance - is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

Main duties of the job

The Upper Lea Valley Integrated Community Team has an opportunity for a full time band 6 paramedic to join our team.We need a dynamic and motivated paramedic to support the team to ensure patients receive high value healthcare. The post holder must have excellent communication skills and demonstrate collaborative working.

The team comprises of nurses, physiotherapists, OT's and community matrons, all working to provide evidence based nursing care to patients in their own homes. The service operates 8am - 8pm, 365 days a year.

You will need to demonstrate an understanding of current professional and community issues. You must have commitment and flexibility in order to be innovative and responsive to continual developments within the community. In return for this we offer you professional development in both clinical and leadership programme.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Youll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff

We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities

Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust vision

We welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds

We dont want you to miss out so wed like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible - Apply now

Youve made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - were looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job description and Personal specification attached. The successful candidate will be working alongside Hospital at home General Practitioners, Community Matrons, Therapists and Band 6 Nursing staff to provide assessment of acutely unwell patients and support them to remain at home.

Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentor/Preceptor/998 or equivalent
  • Specialist Nursing Practice(District Nursing) Degree or will undertake training
  • Nurse Prescribing or will undertake training

Experience and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of recent developments in NHS
  • Knowledge of Evidence based practice
  • Evidence of personal development
  • Knowledge of NMC code of professional conduct
  • Experience at Band 5 Community Nurse level
  • Management of a team
  • Management of change within a complex environment
  • Experience of teaching others



  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust



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